Kithinji Kiragu

Chief Operating Officer

Kithinji Kiragu serves as Regional Director at N2Growth Africa, and oversees N2Growth’s activities in East Africa. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, he is a Certified Public Accountant (Kenya) and holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting. Prior to the N2Growth merger, he was a director at the Landelahni Group.

Kithinji also practises as a public sector management specialist, and is the Chairman at the Africa Development Professional Group. Until June 2006, he was a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) responsible for public sector management advisory services. He offers a wealth of experience, having worked in East Africa, Zambia, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Malawi, Angola, Madagascar, and most West African countries.

He has also supported a range of international development agencies to achieve one common goal – an enriching public sector across the African continent.

Kithinji was Vice Chair of the Executive Board & Chair of Finance & Human Resources Committee of the Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) until August 2014 and is a Director of several companies where he is a shareholder.

He has a deep understanding of Kenya and is a comparatively successful entrepreneur. In 2006, he was bestowed the honour of the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) of Kenya by H.E. President Mwai Kibaki for personal contribution to development in the country and in 2011, the President honoured him with the medal of Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS).