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joyce kabiru

Costing and Investment Associate

Joyce Kabiru is a global development professional who is passionate about building a more inclusive and sustainable world. Her work has touched on a range of issues, from healthcare financing to investment facilitation to innovative financing for SME lenders. She has experience working across public, private and non profit sectors, having advised governments, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, investors, foundations, NGOs and corporations. She also has on the ground experience across multiple African countries.

Joyce completed her undergraduate degree in Financial Engineering at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

She previously worked for Dalberg Advisors where she provided clients with support on a range of issues including strategy, operational efficiency and programme implementation. Examples of previous engagements include supporting a global healthcare funder by developing a local resource mobilization strategy for Kenya; designing a resource pooling entity; and identifying innovative fundraising models. She was also embedded within an organization which promotes inclusive agricultural investments in Tanzania’s Southern Corridor to provide capacity building support to the team as well as support in their government engagement by identifying and recommending solutions to challenges impeding investment into Tanzania’s agricultural sector.

Joyce particularly enjoys partnership building having managed multi-stakeholder engagements and supported in the planning and delivery of convenings on various topics for example digital finance and agricultural value chain development.

While at Dalberg, she contributed to the organization’s growth. For example, she has supported in the people development efforts through her participation in university recruitment drives, interviewing and on boarding candidates as well as serving as an advisor to colleagues.

She currently serves as the Costing and Investment Associate where she engages with senior Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance representatives through all the steps of creating a sustainable financing plan and structuring of financing solutions, that can advance community health as part of integrated primary care. She also works with governments and donors to explore amended and new financing instruments that can support healthcare investment.

In her free time she enjoys providing business development support (BDS) to entrepreneurs, hiking, swimming and spending time with her family.