Emily Mutea

Emily is a Senior Investment Associate at Samawati Capital Partners. She joined the team in 2021. Her 14 years of work experience span private equity, education, and business advisory. She was previously a Transactor at Cassia Capital Partners, an East Africa-focused private equity firm and subsidiary of Rand Merchant Bank. She was involved in transaction investment advisory on businesses in healthcare, agro-processing, food and beverage, general retail, manufacturing, education, microfinance, pension administration and insurance, oil and gas (downstream), enterprise cloud, transportation, and
telecommunications across East Africa.

Emily holds a Master of Arts degree in International and Development Economics from Hochschule für technik und wirtschaft, Berlin, a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance) from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK).

Emily is passionate about allocation of growth capital to businesses across Africa for impact.