Grace Kiire

Grace Kiire

About Grace Kiire

Grace Kiire is a seasoned communications professional with over a decade of experience in international development. She has worked in London, Nairobi, Abidjan and Washington DC.

Zimbabwe-born and UK raised, Grace has built a dynamic career dedicating herself to debunking myths surrounding the opportunities available across emerging markets, with an emphasis on Africa. She has worked with various businesses across industries, building and protecting their reputation to showcase the region’s immense potential and encourage inward investment.

Grace’s career began in luxury fashion PR before moving into the corporate communications sector, working at one of the world’s leading global public relations firms. There she worked with clients such as one of the world’s largest oil companies and an investment facility for Africa.

Grace’s interest in emerging markets development led to her joining a private equity firm specializing in SME investment in East and West Africa and, later, a strategic communications advisory firm where she grew her understanding of Africa-centered communications.

Since then, Grace’s career has included roles serving in various capacities across private sector development with specialized experience in private equity investment within Africa and working in the communications space in the development finance sector.