Brooks Washington

Brooks is the Founder of Roha and a Partner with the firm. He serves as a board member on all of Roha ‘s portfolio companies, and previously served as CEO (General Manager) of Juniper Glass Industries, Roha’s first large scale industrial development.

Before founding Roha in 2013, Brooks was a consultant with McKinsey & Company – first in Johannesburg, and then as a co-founder of the Lagos office.

He was inspired to start Roha by the number of compelling opportunities he saw across the continent and the lack of institutions pursuing them. Brooks is based in Nairobi and has lived and worked in multiple African cities for the past twelve years.

He graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies (focus on Economics and Politics).