Annabel Onyango


Fashion Personality

“Africa is a place that’s alive and ridiculously dynamic. It’s a place of massive interest. It’s the last fashion frontier.”Annabel

  • Culture

Rob Burnet


MD of Well Told Story

“We are trying to change the future with a story.”Rob Burnet is a two-time Emmy Award-winning media producer based in Kenya. He is

  • Culture

Nick Hughes


Founder of M-Kopa

Nick has been at the forefront of mobile commerce activities in emerging markets for over a decade. He is the co-founder of M-KOPA, the leading

  • Business
  • Technology

Wanuri Kahiu


Film Director

In 2008, Wanuri completed her first feature film From a Whisper, based on the real-life events of the twin bombings of United States’ embassies

  • Culture

Tonee Ndungu


Innovation Architect

"Africa rising started in the tech space...The status quo is cracking"Tonee Ndungu is an innovation architect, techpreneur, and the founder

  • Technology

Soiya Gecaga


Founder of 'We The Change'

Soiya Gecaga is the Founder and Executive Director of “We the Change” Foundation, an organization that inspires people to be the change they

  • Culture

Saba Douglas Hamilton


Wildlife Conservationist

Saba Iassa Douglas-Hamilton is a Kenyan wildlife conservationist and television presenter.Saba is a trustee of Save the Elephants, a

  • Environment

Marie Lora-Mungai


Founder, CEO and Executive Producer of Restless Global

First as a journalist and then later as an entrepreneur, producer and show runner, Marie Lora-Mungai’s work over the past 10 years has focused

  • Business
  • Moderators and MC's

Josephine Kulea


Activist, UN Person of the Year

Dr. Josephine Kulea HSC, is a child-rights activist and the Founder and Executive Director of Samburu Girls Foundation (SGF), a Kenyan-based

  • Culture

Kiran Jethwa


TV Chef & Culinary Explorer

“When it comes to food - the tougher the challenge, the better the taste.”After four massively successful seasons of a National

  • Business
  • Culture

John Sibi-Okumu


Notable Broadcaster & Presenter

John Sibi-Okumu, is one of Kenya’s foremost broadcast journalist. He has interviewed Daniel arap Moi, Mwai Kibaki, Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila

  • Moderators and MC's

Dr Paula Kahumbu


CEO, Wildlife Direct

"None of us want our kids to grow up in a world without elephants.""To win this war we have to be fearless."Dr. Paula Kahumbu is the CEO

  • Environment