Kevin is an Associate Vice President in the team. He holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Finance from Strathmore University and has completed sections 1 – 4 of the Certified Public Accountants of Kenya qualification. He previously worked at I&M Burbidge Capital as an intern and the Institute for Small Business Initiatives at the Strathmore Business School.
Swathi has successfully structured and executed private markets transactions in a wide variety of sectors and provided clients with advice on strategic financial options available to them. Transactions were executed through a wide array of financial instruments and completed to/on behalf of both trade and institutional investors. She leads the origination of sell-side mandates and further supported the origination of similar and other mandates as a principal member of the internal origination team. Swathi also plays leadership role in operational and finance matters of the organization. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, is a CFA Charter holder and is a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) as well as the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Viraj is currently an Associate at I&M Burbidge Capital and has been a part of the team that has successfully executed transactions in the financial services, manufacturing, real estate, renewable energy, agriculture, petroleum and oil sectors across East Africa. Viraj plays a key role in several internal teams, including origination and marketing efforts. Viraj holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He has successfully completed Level I and Level II of the Certified Institute of Securities and Investments and is now pursuing Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst.
Jharna is a seasoned corporate finance professional, with over 15-years’ experience in the fields of strategic planning, corporate finance, accounting, audit and business advisory services. She previously worked at I&M Bank Limited where she was a Senior Manager in the Corporate and Strategic Planning department. During her time at I&M, she played a key role in the Bank’s M&A transactions, capital raising and corporate restructuring. She has also worked at BDO East Africa where she rose through the ranks from a trainee to a Partner in the firm. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Banking and Finance from the University of London and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as well as a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).