Olga Kimani Arara

Olga Kimani Arara

Regional Head - Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing

Standard Chartered


Responsible for executing the strategic agenda for Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing, supporting the businesses in achieving the ambitious growth targets by leading and transforming the function across Africa and Middle East through differentiated client communication and engagement. She has also been tasked with embedding the refreshed sustainability, public affairs, external media and community engagement agenda within the region.

She has a wealth of experience, gained over a 22 year career, in marketing, business/product development and sales, in top blue-chip IT and Telecommunications organizations across the region. Has particular expertise in strategic marketing management, customer analytics and digital marketing.

She is an Electrical & Electronics Engineer by profession and holds a MBA in Engineering Business Management from Manchester Business School, UK. She is passionate about technology and its impact on improving the lives of those living below the poverty line and underprivileged. She is also a Trustee Director at the Kenya Land and Conservancy Trust (KLCT), an entity that is tasked with conserving and protecting biodiversity and wildlife conservancies.

Top 40 under 40 Women in Kenya 2011
Forbes Top 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa 2012


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