About Us

Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) is a statutory body established in 2004 and currently operating through an Act of Parliament (Investment Promotion Act No. 6 of 2004) with the main objective of promoting investments in Kenya. It is responsible for facilitating the implementation of new investment projects, providing After Care services for new and existing investments, as well as organizing investment promotion activities both locally and internationally.

Our vision is to be a global leader in investment attraction and retention.

Our mission is to promote and facilitate domestic and foreign investments in Kenya by advocating for a conducive investment climate, providing accurate information and offering quality services for a prosperous Nation.

Our Services

We strive to continuously provide quality services on a wide array of areas to investors. Our core functions include;

Investment Promotion

  • Providing information on investment opportunities and sources of capital
  • Providing information to investors on the business climate, operating rules, investment opportunities and sources of capital

Investment Facilitation

  • Ensure expeditious and quality facilitation of projects for prompt implementation
  • Assisting investors in obtaining licenses, permits, incentives and exemptions
  • Liaison with other government agencies for the issuance of additional licenses and approvals not directly handled by the Authority.

Aftercare Services

  • Provision of effective post implementation (AfterCare) Services.
  • Following up with investors at regular intervals to assist in smooth project implementation and address any concerns

We also undertake research, review and analyse policies, and engage in policy advocacy geared towards improving the business environment.

Our Values

  • Investor Focus – We put our investors first and strive to continuously meet and exceed their expectations. We Delight in Investor Satisfaction and we put “Investor first.”
  • Innovation & Creativity – We promote an innovative culture and attitude demonstrated through our proactive initiation of change, shared knowledge teamwork, and fostering an atmosphere of continuous improvement.
  • Respect and Trust We treat each other with the highest degree of dignity, equality and trust recognizing the importance of diversity of culture and social values
  • Equity and Fairness We subscribe to cordial and respectful co-existence, employ hight ethical standards, demonstrate honesty fairness, equity and gender balance in both recruitment and career development opportunities.
  • Professionalism and Integrity We subscribe to the highest level of professionalism, confidentiality, excellence, integrity, transparency and accountability in the delivery of services.
  • Teamwork We promote and support a diverse, yet unified, team. We work together to meet our common goals
  • Patriotism We value dedication to duty and are fully committed to delivery on our mandate, as our service to our beloved country.

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  • Richard Quest

    Business Reporter, CNN

    I have traveled to many countries to report on business news, However nothing matches the business acumen and readiness for investment that I have observed in Kenya Including the world Bank optimism to a marvelous GDP growth. I must says Kenya is the new business Destination in Africa

  • Christine Lagard

    President, European Central Bank

    Kenya has emerged as one of Africa’s ‘frontier economies’, and I am very interested in learning how the  country’s leaders and people will build on this success moving forward

  • John Gershenson, PhD

    CEO, Kijenzi

    Kenya is uniquely positioned to lead a surge in localized supply chains. Kijenzi is excited to unleash the next generation of digital manufacturing to feed the incredible innovation engine and enable a more resilient industry across the country and region. Manufacturing is the heartbeat of a growing GDP

  • Brijesh Bakhda

    Managing Director, Durham International Schools

    Kenya is well known for its value on education, and we quickly saw Nairobi as an excellent destination for the first Durham International School in Africa. We are confident that families in the capital will welcome the quality and ethos of education that Durham offers. KenInvest has provided a warm welcome and great support as we planned and opened Durham Kenya

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