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June 30, 2020

Benson Agwena

As Finance Manager, Benson manages accounting for Missio Invest. Prior to becoming the Finance Manager, Benson had served as the Country Manager for Uganda. At present, Benson continues to serve as the primary point of contact for borrowers with support from the Investment Analyst. Benson has experience in impact investment and portfolio management in the agribusiness sector within East Africa. Prior to joining Missio Invest in December 2019, he was an Investment Associate at Yunus Social Business (YSB), an emerging markets social impact fund. Prior to YSB, Benson was at KawiSafi Ventures (KSV), an off-grid energy impact fund focused on East Africa. Before joining YSB and KSV, Benson was an Associate at I-DEV International in Nairobi, where he worked on building growth strategies and raising capital for emerging businesses in the agriculture, clean energy and tech sectors. Prior to I-DEV, Benson held roles as Senior Financial Analyst and Associate auditor at KPMG East Africa. In addition, Benson has financial institutions experience having carried out financial statement audits of Habib Bank in Kenya, lender due diligence and loan structuring, on behalf of Afrexim Bank (Egypt) and CRDB (Tanzania). Benson holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from Strathmore University and is a registered CPA in Kenya.

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