Brenda Mbathi – Social sectors and Development

Brenda Mbathi – Social sectors and Development



Brenda Mbathi is a seasoned, passionate, articulate Corporate Affairs leader in Africa. Brenda Mbathi joined GE in March 2015 and is responsible for managing government relations & advocacy across East Africa. Brenda also leads GE’s corporate sustainability programs across all GE business units in Africa.

In her current role at GE, she is responsible for the strategic direction of GE’s CSR programmes across the African continent, ensuring support for GE’s business strategy whilst advancing economic growth, entrepreneurship, innovation, and effective leadership.

Africa is a key growth market for GE and Brenda is committed to ensuring that the company is delivering what the continent needs, in a manner that contributes positively to the region’s economic development.

Brenda currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Governors of MPESA Foundation Academy and is a Board Director of the Kenya Private Sector Association.

Prior to joining GE, Brenda was Corporate Affairs Director for East African Breweries Ltd (part of the Diageo group) leading and managing the company’s reputation including stakeholder management; sustainability agenda (leading the EABL foundation); public affairs & communication including investor & media relations.