Collins is an Investment Associate at KawiSafi Ventures where he works closely with the mission-driven companies in the KawiSafi portfolio, while supporting investments, pipeline and conducting diligence on potential investment opportunities for the fund. He brings over 5 years’ experience supporting the investment ecosystem. He was previously a Management Consultant at Open Capital, where he worked on multiple projects across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, building experience in multiple sectors; Financial services (Fintech), Renewable energy, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Consumer goods, and water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), with much of the work focused on transaction advisory & investor readiness support, creditworthiness assessment, strategy, and the identification of pre- & post-investment support opportunities to ensure effective deployment of capital and resource mobilization. Prior to joining Open Capital, Collins was Audit Senior Associate for Deloitte East Africa where he performed statutory and “agreed-upon procedures” audits on large corporates, multinational and not-for profit organizations within Eastern Africa. Collins holds a Bachelors in Financial Economics, from Strathmore University. He is an ACCA Affiliate and a CFA Level II candidate.