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Khanya Okumu

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Khanya Okumu

A specialist in development and finance, Khanya is South African and an Oxford MBA Chevening Scholar focusing on investment analysis, fund management, and business strategy.

Khanya is a Chartered Accountant and completed her MBA as a Chevening Scholar at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School in 2020, after more than eight years spent in investment analysis, fund management, and business strategy at Old Mutual Limited a pan-African financial services company.

Khanya has experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating business support and capacity-building interventions for small and growing businesses in manufacturing, supply chain and financial services industries.

She led the management of a corporate SME investment fund including transaction origination and mandate implementation. Khanya is the CEO of Fun Learning for Youth, an education NGO focused on delivering maths tutelage.