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Brian Waweru

Director, Strategic Investments

Brian Waweru joined NJCC in January 2024 as Director of Strategic Investments in our SBIC Private Equity team. He is responsible for leading our Private Equity investment team including deal sourcing, executing investments, portfolio management, realizations and fundraising.

Prior to NJCC, Brian spent five years investing in emerging markets PE and was most recently a Partner at RMB Ventures in South Africa. He also worked at Blackstone in their Private Equity team in New York City from 2015 to 2018. Prior to RMB, Brian worked in Ninety One Asset Management’s Private Equity team.

Brian graduated from the Wharton Business School with a dual degree in Finance and International Studies as well as a minor in French. He is also an alumnus and board of trustee member of the African Leadership Academy (ALA).