Founder and President, Kestrel Capital Management Corp.
Charles Field-Marsham is a Canadian entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in building businesses in Africa. In 1991, he joined Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, he then lived and worked in Kenya between 1993 and 2003 where he started and acquired several businesses. In 2004, he founded Kestrel Capital Management Capital (KCMC), when he returned to Canada. KCMC provides consulting services to businesses in and outside of Canada. Charles owns and is chairman of: Kestrel Capital, the leading investment bank and broker in Kenya and Panafrican Group, the distributor of Komatsu equipment in five countries across East and West Africa. In January 2020, Charles invested in and became a board member of Slingshot Sports LLC, a world leading brand of kiteboarding equipment, headquartered in Hood River, Oregon.
Charles has sat on the boards of The Foundation of the Hospital for Sick Children, Grand Challenges Canada, and the African Medical Research Foundation Canada (AMREF). Charles is also the principal benefactor and chairman of the Kenya Scholar Athlete Program (KENSAP) and is the co-founder of The Charles and Rita Field-Marsham Foundation.