Our People

About Us

We are Professional

Meet Our Passionate Experienced Team

Melanin Kapital is rooted by individuals that share a deep passion for Africa and are inspired to be change-makers by empowering local entrepreneurs with the resources and knowledge.

Our work was made possible thanks to a diverse management team

Melanie Keita

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Ian Minjire Kibira

Chief Operations Officer & Co-founder

Stella Kariuki

Chief Finance Officer

Ian Gitonga

Full Stack Developer

Tania Capel

Events and Projects Coordinator

Faith Njoroge

Head of Customer Success

Our Team of Advisors

Anne Muigai

Professor of Genetics JKUAT

Jochen Biedermann

MD World Alliance International Financial Center

Hussam El Tayeb

Senior Manager Signify

Titus Nderitu

Executive Director (VP), User Experience Design at Goldman Sachs

Andrew Shiels

Financial Controller AstraZeneca

Sophie Jama Malindi

Women Empowerment Expert

Africa is the future, what part will you play?