Meet the Team

The Team

Edwin H. Dande, MBA

Partner, Chief Executive Officer

Edwin is the Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer of Cytonn Investments Management Limited. Edwin has over 15 years of diversified financial services experience spanning investment banking, private equity, investment management, and real estate in global and regional financial services brands such as KPMG, former Lehman Brothers, Bank of America Securities / Merrill Lynch, and Britam Asset Managers. He holds a MBA, Finance Major from the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the Monmouth University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Elizabeth N. Nkukuu, CFA

Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Elizabeth serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Cytonn Investments Management Limited. She has over 10 years of experience in Investment Management, having worked in various companies in Kenya holding different positions. Before Joining Cytonn, Elizabeth was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Britam Asset Managers having come from Genesis Investments as an Investment Manager. Elizabeth started her career as an Investment analyst in PineBridge Investments East Africa (formerly AIG Investments) where she specialized in research and other portfolio management duties. Elizabeth has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) Degree (Finance) from the University of Nairobi. She graduated from the same institution with a Bachelor of Science Degree (Actuarial Science) in the year 2005. In addition to being a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), she is also a CPA (K).

Patricia N. Wanjama, CPS

Partner, Head of Legal & Company Secretary

Patricia serves as the Head of Legal and Company Secretary for Cytonn Investments Management. Prior to joining Cytonn, Patricia served as the Head of Legal and Assistant Company Secretary for Britam Asset Managers. Patricia has over 10 years of experience in the Legal field, with a strong focus on Financial and Investment Law. She holds a MBA from Strathmore Business School, a LL.B and is a Registered CPSK.

Hetal P. Nathwani

Business Development Analyst

Hetal serves as a Business Development Analyst at Cytonn Investments Management Limited. She is a recent graduate of the Cytonn Young Leaders Program. She is an ACCA affiliate and holds an advanced diploma in Business Management. She is currently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level III candidate.

Paul M. Muchiri, BA (Hons)

Business Development Associate

Paul serves as a Business Development Associate at the Cytonn Diaspora, LLC office in the DC Metro area and he represents Cytonn in the U.S. He holds a B.A. Economics and Finance (First Class Hons), and a Diploma in Information Systems Management from The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS), UK. Business. He has finance, consulting, operations and special projects business experience from his previous employment at Sephora MDC and Robert Half International.