Georgie Ndirangu is a familiar name to most Nairobians. He is a seasoned journalist, entrepreneur, brand influencer, digital creator and global summits moderator. As a global moderator, he has interviewed tens of sitting Heads of State and figures around the world in different fora.
Some of the high-profile events he has hosted include the Commonwealth Head of Governments Meeting (CHOGM), YouthConnekt in Rwanda, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Commonwealth Business Forum, and many more.
Like most Kenyans, Georgie is in a career that is different from what he studied in university.
Interestingly, Georgie studied actuarial science at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). After campus, he worked in the accounts department at the Ministry of Housing.
Georgie was informed of a business opportunity in Rwanda by a friend and he grabbed it. It was a logistics company under Tele10 and he went to work there. Years later he was able to get into CNBC and his career in business journalism began.
Ndirangu is a journalist by profession. He has previously worked for CNBC Africa and BBC Africa back in 2018, when the Nairobi team was being set up.
Between April 2016 and July 2018, Georgie Ndirangu worked as a contributing writer for Forbes Africa while based in Johannesburg, South Africa. December 2016 to January 2018 he was still a contributor at Forbes Africa based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Between August 2014 to July 2018, he worked as a presenter and Producer at CNBC Africa, a position he left to join BBC Africa.
Prior to joining CNBC, Georgie worked as a news anchor at Radio and TV10 in Rwanda between December 2012 to July 2014.
Georgie is not shy about his achievements. He always reminds his audience and followers on social media that hard work and determination got him to where he is. Having worked in BBC and other media stations in East Africa, Georgie has been able to build a strong social network and friends.
Earlier this month, he hosted a party for his birthday, one that was described by attendants and social media followers as nothing short of a festival.
To mark his birthday, Georgie gifted himself a new Audi S-Line. The elated journalist shared a photo online saying, “The S-Line! Finally! Birthday gift for myself for what’s been such a year. Super grateful, and excited for what’s ahead!”