Team Member

John N. Mungai

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Lead - Economic Research, SME Financing and Strategy 

Mr John Mungai is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner at Centafrique Consulting. He is a co-founder as well as team leader in economics, business financing and business strategy consultancies. He is an accomplished and experienced Economists with 10+ years’ track record and experience in; strategic planning, economic policy and analysis, business financing, research, monitoring and evaluation, financial inclusion, fundraising and SME mentorship.

Mr. Mungai was instrumental in development and implementation of transformation strategies for various organizations including; national development financial institution in Kenya, micro-finance institution, Saving and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs), e-commerce entities, agro-processing companies, medium and Large Scale farms and not-for-profit organizations. 

He is also a cofounder and immediate former deputy secretary general of the Economists Society of Kenya (ESK). Additionally, Mr Mungai is an adjunct lecturer at Egerton University, Department of Economics, Nairobi Campus. He has worked as the Chief Strategy and planning Officer, Head of Research at Agricultural Finance Corporation - Kenya, and as an Economist with the National Treasury, Republic of Kenya. Mr. He has led successful implementation of different research projects, consultancies, feasibility studies and fundraising. He has authored/co-authored research and seminar papers, research studies reports, and strategy documents. 

Mr Mungai holds a Masters of Science degree (MSc) in Economics from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) – Kenya and a bachelor’s of arts degree (BA) in Economics and from Egerton University – Kenya.