John Ngumi is a Senior Advisor to Africa Platform Capital. John has a 35-year career in investment banking in East Africa, most recently with Standard Bank. During this time, he became a leading figure in the finance sector, leading numerous transactions across equity and debt capital raising, project finance, and M&A. John has also served on several boards, including ARM Cement, WananchiGroup, and the Retirement Benefits Authority of Kenya. In 2015 John was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Kenya Pipeline Company, a role that is ongoing today. John graduated with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from St Peter’s College, Oxford.
John is strongly committed to the economic development of Africa, and shares Africa Platform Capital’s vision for long-term, value adding capital, to drive this.