Edward Kirathe

Chief Executive Officer
Acorn Holdings Limited

Edward Kirathe


Edward is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Acorn Holdings Ltd. He has over 20 years experience in the Real Estate Sector in East Africa. Acorn Holdings is focused on developing a large scale affordable rental housing business in Nairobi and is currently addressing Purpose Built Student Accommodation. In October 2019, Acorn issued the first Green Housing Bond in Africa which in January 2020 became the first Kenya Shilling Bond to list on the London Stock Exchange. Edward is also the current Chairman of the REITS Association of Kenya and is actively involved in developing avenues for sustainable housing finance through the Capital Markets.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020