Founder of Radio Africa Group Ltd., Kiprono Kittony is a businessperson who has been at the head of 8 different companies and holds the position of Chairman for Central Depository & Settlement Corp. Ltd., Chairman at Radio Africa Group Ltd., Chairman of Nairobi Securities Exchange Ltd., Chairman of Mtech Ltd. and Chairman for Credit Reference Bureau Kenya Ltd.
Mr. Kiprono Kittony is the current chairman of the Nairobi Securities Exchange, the leading securities exchange in East and Central Africa. Prior to this appointment, he was the National Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the premiere business membership organization in Kenya. He is a well known personality in business leadership circles in Kenya, having served in several capacities, including being the immediate past Chairman of the Media Owners Association, an influential lobby group of Kenyan media.
Mr. Kittony has widely been credited with the revival of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry, which has been restored to its past glory through a series of transformative initiatives during his tenure.
An active player in business, he also chairs the following boards; – CreditInfo CRB Kenya Limited, AAR Insurance Limited, Mtech Limited and Radio Africa Group (which he co-founded in 2000). He serves on the Business Advocacy Fund amongst others, and also sits on the advisory council of IFHA (International Fund for Health in Africa ), an Amsterdam based private equity fund, and is one of two representatives in the Global Council of the World Chambers Federation in Paris.
Mr. Kittony was educated at the University of Nairobi and USIU and has the following degrees – Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Nairobi; Bachelor of Law (Hons) Nairobi and Global Executive MBA from USIU (in Conjunction with Columbia University)
Mr. Kittony also actively mentors the youth and regularly participates in several philanthropic projects.