David Somen holds a Law Degree from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of Virtual IT Limited, a UK-based IT managed services provider.
He is also the co-founder and Chairperson of Eldama Technologies Limited, one of Kenya’s leading cloud and IT services providers, and a co-founder and director of Serenity Spa, Kenya’s leading spa, wellness and beauty organisation.
Prior to Eldama and Virtual IT, David was the co-founder and Executive Deputy Chairperson of AccessKenya Group, Kenya’s leading corporate Internet Services Provider which was listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange and later sold to Dimension Data Group, as well as the co-founder and CEO of the LCR Telecom Group, which was sold to NASDAQ listed PRIMUS Telecommunications in 2000.
He also has several years of experience working for McKinsey & Co in London and Hong Kong. David is currently the Chairperson of Cim Credit Kenya Ltd, Cim’s Kenyan financial services business.
David is also the Chairperson of the Corporate Governance and Conduct Review Committee of CIM Financial Services Ltd.
Directorship in other listed companies: none.