Senior Advisor, UN Strategic Partnerships & Coordinator of the SDG Partnership Platform
Arif Neky is an advisor for Strategic Partnerships at the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Kenya. He is also the National Coordinator in Kenya for the SDG Philanthropy Platform and is active in establishing a broader SDG Partnership Platform in Kenya co-chaired between the Government and the UN to unlock $1 billion of SDG aligned PPPs. Arif was a former Regional CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) East Africa for over 13 years and previously the Regional Representative in Eastern Africa for the French & International Bank – Société Générale.
He has a rich experience in banking and corporate finance (Regional Director – Societe Generale – French & International Bank), non-profit management (Regional CEO – Aga Khan Foundation East Africa) and Consulting (Owner and CEO Cancom Consulting Corporation/Academy of Learning Canada) in strategic leadership positions across East Africa, Canada and Europe over the last twenty five years.