Philip KamauCEO at Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA)
Dr. Kamau is the Chief Executive Officer of the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), a Subsidiary of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). He led the team which established FEDA from the feasibility study phase. He is a member of FEDA Board of Directors and Investment and Strategy Committee.
Dr. Kamau has more than three decades of Senior Management experience in Providing Strategic, Business, Financial and Operating Leadership to Start-Up and High Growth Companies. He has expertise in private equity, accounting, finance, audit, consulting, treasury, banking and professional services acquired from working with Deloitte & Touche, Nairobi, PricewaterhouseCoopers, London, African Development Bank, Abidjan and African Export-Import Bank, Cairo. He was previously the Senior Director of Finance and Treasury of Afreximbank and a member of the Senior Management Executive Team. He was a founder staff member of Afreximbank and established Finance, Internal Audit, Information Communications and Technology and Treasury Departments in the Bank. He was also a member of the Credit Committee approving transactions financed by the Bank spread across several African member countries and chaired the Liquidity Management Working Group. As Treasurer, he was in charge of raising over USD 8bn over the years for the Bank from debt capital markets.