Wangeci Gathinji, Head of Wholesale at Safaricom, has been appointed as High Commissioner for Kenya. High Commissioner Gathinji represents Kenya in the Global Innovation and Technology Leaders Committee of the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum.
Wangeci Gathinji is a telecommunications expert with 17 years’ experience in the industry, which covers the finance, commercial, and governance sectors. This has given her opportunities to work on interesting projects and dynamic partnerships. Among her key roles, she is the Head of Wholesale at Safaricom, where she oversees all international voice, data, and VAS business and which has extensive services in the East Africa region. Another of her principal roles is that of Safaricom Pension Trustee, making a contribution to a growing USD $100-million fund.