Kanini Mutooni

Independent Member

Kanini is currently the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and Director at the Global Innovation Fund, a US$200 million London based fund that invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. She also currently serves as the Regional Investment Director for the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub. Kanani was previously an Investment Committee Member at the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) from 2012 to 2017 and a Director at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson Private Bank from 2006 – 2011. She holds an MBA from Cass Business School and is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK). Kanini is one of only 5 individuals from Africa recognized by the World Economic Forum as a ‘Young Global Leader’ in 2014. She was also nominated and shortlisted for the “UK Barclays Wealth Woman of the year award” as well as the “Woman of the City of London Future leaders” in 2010.