Emmanuel Yongo Wafula

Assistant, Risk Manager, Risk & Compliance

Emmanuel has over 10 years of experience in governance, risk and compliance drawn from working with both profit and non-profit organizations within the region.

Prior to joining FSD Africa, Emmanuel worked with Centum Investment Company Plc, leading ESG, Risk and Compliance Function. He assisted Centum’s investee companies faced with increased pressure to improve their governance and risk management effectiveness, and unprecedented regulatory requirements to turn these disruptive forces into opportunities while ensuring business continuity, accountability, and process efficiency. He also helped to enhance the ESG framework to help the organization better identify ESG risks and opportunities and integrate these into the investment cycle.

Prior to joining Centum he worked at KPMG as a Senior Risk Consultant where he was responsible for developing and implementing risk management frameworks for clients in the public and private sectors.

Emmanuel holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Investment and Financial Analyst and holds an International Certification in Risk Management from the Institute of Risk Management (UK).

During his free time, Emmanuel enjoys travelling, listening to music, and following live sports i.e., football, rugby, basketball, and formula 1.

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