Davith (Dave) Kahwa

Founder & CEO, Equip GRC

Membership:  Class of 2010 (Uwepo)


Dave is founder & Chief Believer of Equip GRC- boutique consulting firm with presence in South Africa and Tanzania. Equip GRC’s mission is to equip leaders to navigate changing business landscape to meet stakeholders’ needs and expectations.

He is co-founder of Creditinfo Tanzania Limited and Creditinfo Credit Reference Bureau Kenya Limited. Dave’s career also includes 6 years with KPMG and 2 years with Absa Group with progressive responsibilities.

Founding member of the Institute of Directors in Tanzania, member of the Institute of Directors (United Kingdom) and the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa. Dave is committed to promoting sustainable and inclusive growth through innovative and disruptive business models.

Dave is a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative – East Africa (3rdClass – UWEPO) and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) – worldwide community of entrepreneurial leaders from business, government and the non-profit sector – who share a commitment to enlightened leadership and to using their extra-ordinary creativity, energy and resources to tackle the foremost societal challenges of our times.

Dave is married with three children and lives in Johannesburg – South Africa.




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