Amos Gachuiri

Head, Investments

Amos has over 18 years of experience across East Africa and in diverse areas including industry strategy, SME investing, portfolio management, finance, banking, business development, deal structuring, commercial & financial management, impact investing, risk management, team management, transactions support and audit across a wide range of industries including agriculture.

He is a qualified CPA and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK); Holds an MBA from ESMT Berlin, Germany (2010), a Diploma in Private Sector Growth: SIPU-Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), February 2014, Stockholm, Sweden; and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Option) from University of Nairobi (2001).

Before joining FSD Africa, Amos was a Senior Industry Manager at Msingi East Africa, where he worked on the development and implementation of industry transformation strategies through investment, technical advisory services, policy & regulatory reform, technology transfer, skills development, among others.

Amos started his career in August 2001 as an auditor at PwC. He later joined KPMG’s Corporate Finance & Transactions Services unit as a manager in September 2006. He has served in investment roles at both GroFin and Grassroots Business Fund before joining Msingi East Africa in March 2017.

Amos serves on several boards in both public and private sectors.