Fahima heads the Portfolio Management and Research function at GenAfrica. She joined the Company in 1996 and has held the roles of Head of Operations and Investment Manager prior to her current role. Fahima also manages key client portfolios and co-ordinates the Research function amongst the front office team. Fahima’s research focus is on the airlines, manufacturing and construction sectors. She holds an Honours Degree in Computing from the University of Greenwich and has also earned the prestigious CFA Charter Award by the CFA Institute in the United States.
Prior to joining Genesis, Fahima worked with the Trustee and Investment Services arm of Kenya Commercial Bank. She has finished her coursework related to the Executive MBA at Strathmore Business School and is currently finalizing her thesis.
Fahima has also been involved in the development of the investment field in Kenya, having served on the Capital Markets Authority committee set up to develop the ten year strategy for developing Kenya’s capital markets. She is also the Vice President of CFA Society East Africa and was heavily involved in the set-up of the regional society.