Charles Field-Marsham

Chairman and Founder

Charles Field-Marsham is a Canadian entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in building businesses in Africa. In 1991, he joined Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, he then lived and worked in Kenya between 1993 and 2003 where he started and acquired several businesses. In 2006, he founded Kestrel Capital Management Capital (KCMC), when he returned to Canada. KCMC provides consulting services to Charles’ businesses outside of Canada. Charles owns and is chairman of: Kestrel Capital, the leading stockbroker in Kenya and Panafrican Group, the distributor of Komatsu and Massey Ferguson equipment in six countries across East and West Africa. Charles sat on the boards of The Foundation of the Hospital for Sick Children, AMREF (Canada) and Grand Challenges Canada.  He is a director of The Next Canada, a not for profit technology incubator and educator. Charles is also the principal benefactor and chairman of the Kenya Scholar Athlete Program (KENSAP)and The Charles and Rita Field-Marsham Foundation.