Wayne Hennessy-Barrett 2020 Speaker

Founder & CEO

4G Capital, Kenya

Biography

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett is Founder and CEO of 4G Capital, an award-winning African fintech delivering microloans and enterprise training to power MSME growth.
Over 25 years’ experience in frontier market operations. creating sustainable and scalable operations to deliver high shared value outcomes. He has advised and served several commercial and non-profit boards in the social impact, finance and technology sectors. Prior experience in strategic change management supporting private banks, fiduciary and professional service firms. First career as a British infantry officer seeing extensive active duty worldwide. Member of the SMART Campaign Steering Committee.

A Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Masters from King’s College London in Conflict Studies and International Relations and a BA from Exeter University in Politics. Holds a Diploma in International Compliance from the ICA, and Harvard Business School Strategic Leadership in Financial Inclusion executive course.

Enjoys shooting, boxing, polo and movies to relax and current affairs to become un-relaxed again, and charity work to support veterans and those suffering from disabilities.

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