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Graham Shaw: Group Chief Executive Officer

Graham Shaw is the Chief Executive Officer with overall leadership of the Group. Graham is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a business leader with vast experience in sub Saharan Africa investing in companies across Africa and the UK. Key additional investments include Amana Capital, Afsat Africa , Rivercross Tracking and Ramani Geosystems.
 
Prior to joining Wilken he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Management Consultant in Africa and qualified with Deloitte and Touche in London.

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Andrew Lopokoiyit: Group Executive Director

Andrew Lopokoiyit is the Group Executive Director and is responsible for business development and strategy. He has gained international experience having worked in the UK for Cap Gemini Ernst and Young and BUPA.

Prior to joining Wilken, Andrew worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Performance Improvement group in East Africa managing large systems selection and implementation engagements covering ERP and core banking systems.

Andrew holds an MSc in Business with IT from the University of Salford (UK) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from the University of Nairobi and is a Certified Information System Auditor and a PricewaterhouseCoopers Certified System Selection Consultant.



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Ruben Isaac: Director & Head of Aviation

Ruben Isaac is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Westwind Aviation and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Wilken Aviation. Ruben is the head of our Aviation Business. After completing training in South Africa, France and United States, Ruben has logged thousands of hours as Captain of various Aircraft. He has extensive experience in the Aviation industry across different geographical areas and different operationssuch as Humanitarian, Cargo and Passenger. Over the past decade, Ruben has been involved in the management of aviation businesses at senior levels. He notes:

“ The Aviation world and business in general is full of Challenges, if it was that easy there was no need for us [trained and professional] to be here to do the job”


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Mike Osiemo: Director

Michael Osiemo is a Director and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He has over 15 years of experience as a highly organized Information technology professional and has considerable international experience having worked for IBM, AT&T and JP Morgan Chase amongst others in the US.

Michael has designed and implemented networking solutions from scratch, including IP networks, web applications, data and file servers whilst working at IBM and AT&T in the USA. He has been involved in determining and translating customer expectations into precise specifications for development teams in order to clarify project deliverables, define schedules and assign tasks.

Michael holds and MBA from Texas Wesleyan University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Agra in India.


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Mike Mutua: Head of Business Development (Aviation)

Michael Mutua is the Head of Business Development and Customer Service for our Aviation Business. Michael has a Business Management background and has been in the aviation industry for the last 14 years in Customer Care, Sales and Marketing for both International carriers such as KLM and Charter companies.


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Caroline Mburu: Finance, HR and Admin

Caroline Mburu is the Group Chief Accountant and Head of HR and Admin. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration, Bachelors of Commerce degree, Finance major and is a Certified Public Accountant.

She has previously worked for Corporate Talk Group as the Finance and Administration Manager, United Bank of Africa as the Finance and e-banking manager as well as K-Rep Bank as the Alternative Channels Delivery/Operations Officer.


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David Macharia: Head Engineer, Technology

David Macharia is the Head Engineer in our Technology Business. He manages deployment of solutions and service level agreements. David is an experienced engineer with over twenty years experience in telecommunications. He has previously worked with the Kenya Defence Forces as a telecommunications engineer.


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Sam Mbogo: Head of Solar

Sam Mbogo is the Head of Solar. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the solar energy business within the group and his functions include business growth and development, expansion into the East Africa region and Africa. He is also responsible for solution based product development and co-ordination with international partners.

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Founded over 50 years ago, Wilken Group is the holding company for a number of wholly and partially owned companies based in the larger East Africa region.

Our key values are quality service, partnership, accountability and going the extra mile.

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OUR COMPANIES

Wilken Group focus has been to invest in the following sectors:

  • Aviation 
  • Technology
  • Energy 
  • Financial Services
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OUR THOUGHTS

In recent years investors have been piling into Lagos and Nairobi as if they were Frankfurt and Tokyo of old. Anaemic growth in the rich world has made sub-Saharan Africa an attractive destination for money and its managers. Foreign direct investment has increased by about 50% since 2005.

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