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Waithera Mwai

Waithera Mwai

Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc
Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability
Category: Economic Empowerment

Waithera Mwai – Ireri is a seasoned corporate communications, sustainability and reputation management specialist with 11+ years of experience in envisioning and executing high impact communications, corporate affairs, public relations and sustainability strategies and programs.

She is highly regarded in the Public Relations industry for her expertise in strategic and financial communications, media relations, public affairs and advocacy, crisis communications and digital content creation.

Waithera has exceptional experience in financial communications, sustainability and investor relations and is currently the Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability at Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Daystar University and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the United States International University Africa. (USIU – A)

Waithera is passionate about sustaining the environment and alleviating the suffering of disadvantaged people around the world and eager to play her part through her life and career. She is an advocate for gender equality and diversity in the workplace and was recognized by United Nations (UN) Women in December 2019, for her work in promoting inclusion and diversity among listed companies in Kenya and was the 1st Runner Up in the 2020 Global Compact Network Kenya SDG Pioneer.

She is a member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya and the Marketing Society of Kenya.