Fiona (Farha) Kirubi is a managing partner at Awal Consulting and an
International finance practitioner. She has vast experience in advising on asset
management, insurance, strategic planning, business development and marketing in
the GCC, Europe and Africa. With a global academic background from Harvard,
Richmond, The American International University in London, the American
University in Dubai and INCEIF in Malaysia, Fiona has developed into an Islamic
finance and Halal economy specialist.
She initiates, organises and contributes to global events on Islamic finance and
best Halal practices, including the first International Islamic finance
conference (IIFCAi) in January of 2016 which had great traction and success and
was attending by delegates from the African continent, GCC, Malaysia Europe and
the US. She is also very passionate about impact investments, education and
community development and empowerment and currently sits on the board of 2
charity foundations in Kenya.