Joel Wanjohi is an Associate Partner and leads Goodwell’s East African investment team.
Within Goodwell, Joel serves as an Associate Partner where he works on the pipeline development and portfolio development. In his role he is actively involved in streamlining investment processes, managing the portfolio companies and representing Goodwell at events and networks. Joel joined the East Africa team in 2018 as an investment principal.
Prior to joining the Goodwell team, Joel was an investment manager at Voxtra, where he was responsible for agricultural investments in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Furthermore, he analysed investments in Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burundi, in close cooperation with co-investors based in the regions. Prior to Voxtra, Joel held the position of Principal Investment Officer at the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC), a leading Development Financial Institution in Kenya.
Hailing from a family of farmers in Kenya, Joel’s familiarity with the agricultural sector extends beyond professional experiences and into his personal life.
Joel holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Finance degrees from the University of Nairobi (Kenya). He is also a Certified Public Accountant and is participating in the Chartered Financial Analyst program.