Wanjiru is a communications professional with 15 years of experience in media (journalism), corporate communications and public relations. A passionate storyteller dedicated to making communication simple, impactful and engaging, she believes in the power of stories to create meaningful connections and drive positive change.
As Director, Kenya, and East Africa Lead, Wanjiru oversees our programs in the region from Nairobi. She leads project strategy and implementation and is responsible for day-to-day account management, stakeholder engagement and content development spanning traditional and new media. In addition, Wanjiru supports business development and operations in the region, in addition to being the head of the Africa media desk.
Wanjiru began her career as a business reporter before transitioning to public relations, where she worked as a communications specialist for brands such as Coca-Cola, MasterCard, Diageo, Heineken, Sony, and Samsung. Prior to joining GHS in 2019, Wanjiru was a communications business partner at Safaricom Plc, where she led media engagement, agency engagement, content development and executive communications for various business units and the CEO’s office.
Wanjiru holds a B.A. in Communication from Daystar University and brings to the team a wealth of knowledge in communications strategy, stakeholder relations, media, content, issues and crisis management, among others.