Head of Business Development
Wairimu is an experience practitioner in the field of insurance products for sustainable agriculture in Africa and is passionate about emerging markets and new product development. She is experienced working directly with agribusiness and financial clients in East Africa, managing local teams and developing/implementing innovative products directly based on end client needs in agriculture, finance, insurance and mobile.
As Head of Business Development, Wairimu oversees country expansion plans and route to market strategies. This includes developing working relationships with governments, investors, clients and other partners.
Wairimu has been with the company since 2010. She has seven years of experience in agriculture with a focus on food security systems and five years of experience in crop insurance product development and route to market establishment. She has a Master of Science degree in Food Science & Technology, and a BSc. in Food Science & Technology from the University of Nairobi.