Ms. Wairimu Karanja is Director, Wairimu & Co, a legal advisory firm which provides specialist legal and policy advice, research and training in the areas of corporate law, energy and natural resources (ENR), investment and trade matters in Kenya and internationally. She has previously worked in leading Kenyan and international firms. Wairimu has 12 years' legal experience, and has advised on ENR project contracting and finance, commercial transactions, immigration and employment, private equity, among others. She has also represented clients in international arbitration before tribunals of the ICC and FOSFA, and advised on investment arbitration.
Wairimu holds a Master's Degree in Energy Law and Policy. She is also the University of Dundee's Extractives Hub Representative for Kenya.