Agnes Gathaiya is the Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) – popularly known as Pesalink. Through Pesalink banks are able to offer their customers instant payments – an account to account solution that is real time (average 3 seconds to complete transaction), always on 24/7/365, convenient – available on 5 bank channels including mobile for payments between USD 0.10 and USD 10,000. All this, while being the cheapest way to move money in Kenya today.
Agnes has more than 21 years progressive experience in organizational transformation, predominantly focused on developing strategy and providing commercial leadership in sales and business development. She has held leadership positions in organizations including Deloitte Consulting, SAP and most recently Safaricom and had an opportunity to work across Africa. She also sits on the Boards of One Acre Fund, United Way – Kenya, African Women in Fintech and Payments and the Payments Association of Kenya.
Agnes holds a Master’s in Business Administration from United States International University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Bryn Mawr College, USA. She has also been through the Harvard University Women in Leadership program and was recognized in 2010 by Business Daily as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Women in the country.