Co-founder & Managing Director
Co-Founder & Director
Levanter Africa is incorporated in Nairobi, Kenya. We advise clients on strategic communications and business development to help them grow their revenues and build their reputations. We work on behalf of governments and the private sector, to talk to relevant stakeholders, expand into new markets and services, as well as respond to evolving client and public needs. We have a dedicated and resourceful team of consultants with local and international experience from industry and professional services.
At Levanter Africa, we believe that strategic communications should be linked to outcomes with customers, citizens, stakeholders and investors. And we have a track record in helping organisations achieve measurable results, whatever their issues or objectives.
Our business development clients sell complex products and services into competitive and regulated African markets. We tailor targeting and sales strategies to help improve sales effectiveness. And we work side by side with business development teams to deliver tangible growth in your pipeline and sales.
Janet Kimani, Managing Director
Janet’s experience cuts across market research, corporate communications and marketing. She has built corporate brands, led sales and marketing campaigns and managed complex communication and change management projects targeted at clients, regulators, government and the public across East Africa. She has held key positions in a variety of industries, most notably development, professional services and telecommunications.
Matthew Ward, Co-founder and Director
An experienced international business development and communications professional with over 17 years' experience in Africa, Australia, Asia and Europe. Matthew has worked with leading global brands and organisations - including Citi, BT, PwC, Microsoft, Tesco Personal Finance and DHL - to help build reputation, grow revenue and communicate around complex market and operational issues. He leads assignments for Levanter Africa's clients in financial services, energy and ICT. Matthew is a non-executive director of the British Chamber of Commerce Kenya.
Henry Okatch, Senior Manager
Henry has over eight years in marketing, communications and fund-raising consultancy in various account and leadership roles. His client work includes, Simba Corporation, HP Kenya, Bavaria Auto, Mahindra Motors, Standard Chartered, Family Bank, Kenya Data Networks, Farmchem Africa IRA and the Ministry of Agriculture. Henry oversees the development and implementation of client strategic communications strategies and works extensively with listed entities.
Levanter Africa is the winner of the PRSK media campaign of the year for 2014.