KNCCI-NAIROBI

Who We Are

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) -Nairobi County is a chapter of KNCCI, a non-profit autonomous and business membership organisation (BMO) established in 1965 as the umbrella body of the private sector in Kenya.

The Nairobi Chamber represents and protects interests of the business community in Nairobi by supporting the development of Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), lobbying for a favourable environment for businesses in the County and promoting Nairobi as a preferred national/International business and investment hub.

KNCCI – Nairobi is comprised of members from several business and industry sectors playing an important role in the diversification of the Kenyan economy. These members include players in Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Automobile, ICT, Healthcare, Recruitment, Financial Technology (Fintech), Education, Tours & Travel, Fashion, Construction, Food & Beverages, Hospitality, Security, Oil & Gas, Banking, Jua Kali, among others.

Since establishment, KNCCI – Nairobi has created and maintained key linkages to promote trade, investment and Kenyan economic development.  We have assisted members and visiting non-members to identify and start businesses in Kenya, hosted business delegations and private sector representatives visiting Nairobi, supported the development of the business community in Nairobi, intervened on policy issues affecting the private sector, and organized trade and investment seminars through our economic diplomacy department.

KNCCI -Nairobi also assists exporters in Kenya to obtain the Certificate of Origin, an important international trade document that certifies that goods in a particular export shipment are wholly obtained, produced, manufactured or processed in Kenya.

Our Vision

A vibrant and prosperous business community.

Our Mission

To facilitate and promote a sustainable business environment for economic growth and prosperity.

Objectives

  • Promotes, coordinates and protects commercial and industrial interests of businesses in Nairobi County.
  • Promotes dialogue with policy makers to enact pro-business regulations and legislation.
  • Builds capacities of businesses especially small and medium enterprises through training for entrepreneurs, access to investors and markets, technology transfer information dissemination and exchange.
  • Creates a better understanding and complementary between businesses and residents of Nairobi County.
  • Stimulate Business excellence ethics and accountability for its membership.
  • Promotes and encourage principals of sustainability among small businesses in the County.

JIMNAH MBARU

CHAIRMAN

GEOFFREY KIMANI

VICE CHAIRMAN

PETER MACHARIA

Chair, Finance Committee

ENOCK MAKANGA

Chair, Human Resource & Administration Committee

HARUN MUIRURI

Chair, Membership Development & Resource Mobilization

DAVID MUTHEE

Chair, Audit Committee

EDWARD TENGA

Ethics & Governance Committee

CYNTHIA NYAWIRA

Chair, Women in Business

JESSE MURAYA

Chair, Youth Committee
Alice is owner of Linzoria Enterprises which was established in 2005. She is in the import and export sector. She is also a director of Uwezo Fund, Kiambaa Constitutency.

ALICE MUNGAI

Director

CHARLES GITAU

Director

EDWARD KIIRU

Director

HENRY NERIOUS DIETO

Communication & Advocacy Executive

SHADRACK MWATU

Trade Policy & Programs Officer

MARYANNE MBUTHIA

Senior Membership Executive

JACQUELINE NDANU

Office Administrator

JOEL MUGO

Membership Executive

JACQUELINE MUTURI

Membership Executive

JUSTINE MBULWA

Membership Executive