Regional Investment Manager, Africa

Simon Ndoria is P4G's Regional Investment Manager, Africa. He supports early-stage climate businesses implementing solutions across food, water, and energy systems to become investment ready. This entails the origination of partnerships, acceleration, and graduation. He also supports advancing enabling policy, regulatory reforms and knowledge related to enabling greater flows of global climate capital to local climate businesses. 

Prior to joining WRI, Simon worked as the Innovation Transition to Scale lead at Science for Africa Foundation. In this role he enabled start-ups in health, climate, and agriculture to be investment and scale-ready by facilitating innovative finance, entrepreneurial capacity development, technical support, and ecosystem interventions. 

His previous engagement was with Amref Health Africa where, he led the establishment of the Innovate for life accelerator program which targets early-stage ventures in Health, WASH and Nutrition. Before transitioning to the nonprofit world Simon was an SME relationship manager with Sidian Bank in Kenya. 

Simon holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Moi University. He has a certification in financial modelling from University of Cape Town, and data science & business analytics certificate from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Simon lives in Nairobi, Kenya. Outside work he enjoys outdoor activities including running, swimming and hiking.