General Manager East Africa, African Management Initiative
As General Manager – East Africa, Joan is responsible for leading the strategic partnerships to strengthen the entrepreneurs’ ecosystem through learning and development across East Africa. Joan joined AMI from Equity Bank where she was Head of Entrepreneurship Club – SME Non-Financial Services & Diaspora Banking & Investments. With over 14 years in the banking and entrepreneurship sector, Joan brings a wealth of global experience in capacity building and entrepreneurship development having worked in USA, Europe and East Africa. Joan holds a Bachelor Degree in finance and international business from the University of Alabama. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Entrepreneurship at California Miramar University. She is a member of the American Women Association, Kenya chapter. And also a member of the Kenya Institute of Management.