Boris Varnitzky

CEO - Nairobi

Boris Varnitzky

20 years of experience in private / public sector and International Development in Africa.

  • Director-level Manager (+20 years of professional experience) in large multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary Private / Public sector and Development projects: Mining, Oil & Gas, Agribusiness, Rural & Economic Development, Health.
  • Strong African Expertise: +13 years of strategy development & projects implementation on the continent: Kenya, Central African Republic, Libya, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Guinea, Uganda, Mali and Liberia.
  • Business Deals & Fundraising: successful track record at designing, dealing and raising significant funding ($120M+ over 10 years) for various clients (private sector and International Organisations)
  • Seasoned negotiator able to deal with multiple stakeholders - Ministers, national & local authorities, Public & Private sector, DFIs, armed groups - in extremely challenging, multicultural & complex environments
  • Projects implementation, coordination, supervision of large team of international and national staff.
  • Strong communication, representation and organizational skills, fluent in French and English.
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA), Harvard Kennedy School
  • Master in Management (MA), Montpellier Business School