Edward Kirathe

Chief Executive Officer - Acorn Holdings Limited

Mr. Kirathe has vast experience in the real estate industry and has managed the delivery and has overseen the development of some of the most iconic and landmark developments built in East Africa between 2005 and 2015 such us the Regional head office of Coca Cola East and Central Africa (Nairobi), Deloitte East Africa head office, Equity Center and Nakawa Business Park (Kampala). In 2015, Acorn partnered with leading Africa focused private equity firm, Helios and refocused its strategy purely on providing Purpose Built Student Accommodation in Nairobi.

Mr. Kirathe is a Registered Architect with over 20 years’ experience in Real Estate development. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree (honors) from the Jomo Kenyatta University, is a member of the Association for Project Management (UK) and the Architectural Association of Kenya. Edward has been CEO of Acorn since its inception.