Sally Gitonga is the Country Manager for Business Partners International - Kenya. Business Partners is a private equity firm that provides risk capital funding and mentoring/technical assistance support to Businesses (mainly SME’s) in the markets they operate in.
Ms. Gitonga was responsible for setting up the Kenya operations in 2006, and has been instrumental in the positive growth of the funding operations in Kenya over the last 11 years. As the Country Manager for Kenya, she leads the local team and oversees the operations of the Company. Business Partners currently has other country offices in South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia and Namibia.
Ms. Gitonga is also a current member and the chair of the Investment Committee for Kenya Climate Venture Fund (KCV) in Kenya.
Ms. Gitonga has over 20 years experience in the financial services sector, both from the banking sector and the private equity industry. She is passionate about working with SME’s, having had the opportunity to work with this sector for most of her career, in the area of providing funding services.
Ms. Gitonga holds an MBA, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics & Sociology (First Class Honours). She is very keen and passionate to see young businesses grow and also engages in mentoring entrepreneurs.