Vice President of Programs
She is a founding partner and Vice President of Programs at BfA and brings a distinguished 20-year career in the water and environment sectors in East Africa, particularly in the areas of policy reforms, gender equality mainstreaming, and climate resilience. Ms. Waititu has worked on leading sector initiatives including Water for African Cities, the Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation program, the Nile Basin Initiative, and the Kenyan 2002 water sector reforms, Water and Sanitation Improvement Program among others. She has consulted with the Kenyan Ministry of Water and Irrigation, UN Women, World Bank, UN HABITAT and many international donors and development partners. She is a Fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and an associate of WOCAN (Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural resource management). She is also servicing in various Boards of leading organizations and initiatives.
Vice President of Utility Finance
He is a founding partner and Vice President of Utility Finance at BfA and brings more than 20 years of experience in business development, credit structuring, portfolio management, and loan workouts. He is an expert in the full range of financial services for micro-enterprises to corporations. He has worked at Barclays Bank, Equity Bank and Family Bank in senior credit and risk positions. He has undertaken due diligence on banks in Kenya and Tanzania on behalf of equity investors and advised on the lending process, loan management process, quality of loan book and gap analysis. For the past six years, Mr. Wahome has worked in the Kenyan and Tanzanian water sectors on financial structuring of water infrastructure investments. In this role, he supports national and county level governments and utility companies with water investment initiatives and strategies that are commercially viable and bring about economic and social benefits. He has also provided training and technical assistance to Kenya and Tanzania.