Head of Advisory, KPMG East Africa
Gerald Kasimu leads the Advisory team at KPMG in East Africa, providing Advisory services to clients across the four offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. His key areas of responsibility include Consulting, Deal & Strategy and International Development Advisory. He is also responsible for Advisory Services across the wider Eastern Africa region including Burundi, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia.
Gerald was, until 2016 a Technology Advisory services Partner and leader at KPMG in Southern Africa based in Johannesburg for over ten years. Gerald has worked across industry sectors, and particularly possesses in-depth experience in Financial Services, Telecoms, Government and Public Sector. He has been actively involved in providing advisory solutions to a wide section of clients, including advising on implementation of complex business programs, strategy, customer and operations, financial management systems and digital transformation.
Gerald holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA - K) and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPA - K). He also is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a member of the Information Systems and Audit Association, USA. He has undertaken various leadership development programs with the firm in liaison with The London Business School.