Claudine GakundiCountry Manager Kenya at Odyssey Africa Capital
Claudine is the Country Manager, Kenya responsible for overseeing overall daily business operations specifically focusing on; business development, sales, revenue growth, analysing financial model, talent management/performance assessment, learning and development for the Kenyan team.
Prior to her current role, Claudine was our Head of Business Development, where she led a team comprising of; Partnerships, Product development, Account management, Marketing, New Markets and Sales.
Together with her team, she was responsible for curating overall strategy for the Business Development Team by defining long-term organizational strategic goals, identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business deals. Additionally she has been involved in research, development and execution of products relating to our end consumers and maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Strathmore University with a major in finance.
Claudine has five years management and leadership experience gained at Odyssey Capital having joined the organization at formation giving her a depth of insight into the business strategies, understanding the industry, the market.
Her skills include being able to identify lucrative relationships and reel those potential partners in through networking or other approaches, finding innovative and creative new approaches to business problems