Meet the Team


Kaniaru Wacieni


Kaniaru is currently the Director, Business Development at Globeleq Advisors LP, a leading developer of independent power projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. He was previously an Executive Director in the Energy Investment Banking team at JPMorgan, based in New York.

Kaniaru has over 20 years of experience executing both strategic advisory and capital-raising engagements for power and utility clients across North American and African markets. He holds a BA (cum laude) in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Kaniaru is the perfect example of a high caliber returnee that has made an incredibly successful transition home.  He provides KCH with perspective on how to best attract diaspora talent and strategies to help develop our pipeline.