Winnie joined Developing World Markets in October 2019 as Africa Regional Representative responsible for debt origination based out of DWM’s Nairobi offices.
Prior to joining DWM, Winnie worked for I-DEV International, a San-Francisco based investment advisory and strategy consulting firm, where she was responsible for the origination, structuring, negotiation, and execution of deals in Africa. Before that, Winnie worked for AfricInvest Group as a Senior Investment Officer, where she originated, structured and negotiated debt deals throughout East Africa. In addition, Winnie worked for Acumen Fund as a Senior Portfolio Associate in charge of the energy, water and sanitation portfolio in East Africa.
Winnie earned her M.Sc. in Finance and Investments from the University of Nairobi, School of Business and holds a Certificate in Private Equity and Venture Capital from Harvard Business School, as well as a Certificate in Advanced International Corporate Finance from INSEAD. Winnie graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Nairobi. She is fluent in English and proficient in French.