Client: Gatsby Charitable Trust
Requirement: Head of Sector & Prioritisation Lead
The Client The Gatsby Foundation and UK DFID established Msingi, an ambitious and innovative new initiative, looking to deliver structural transformation of East African economies by catalysing the growth and increased competitiveness of new and existing high-potential industries.
The Challenge Msingi is a new organization with a unique mission to transform and catalyse high potential industries and projects across East Africa. Its remit is to invest in areas of high growth across the region and deliver innovation, technology and skills transfer. As they put together their initial team, Msingi needed a highly analytical Head of Sector & Prioritation to lead the team responsible for identification and selection of these industries and opportunities.
The Results Through our strong networks, KCH was able to quickly identify a candidate with the right analytical, consulting and operational skillset. Amee was a Kenyan Cambridge graduate with excellent training and experience in the UK, as well as operational experience in and deep understanding of the East African region.
“KCH has a strong network across industries in Kenya. They were very effective at helping me find a role that both interested me and one I was well suited for. Kenyans Come Home offers an efficient, well-networked and friendly service”.
Amee Devani, Sector & Industry Prioritisation Lead, Msingi