Washington joined Kickstart in 2016 leading strategic partnerships in Southern Africa. He oversees KickStart’s impact across all of Southern Africa including in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Angola and Mozambique. Washington has a wealth of experience in fast moving consumer goods (carbonated drinks and dairy), IT, telecommunications, and irrigation, spanning a career of over 17 years. His experience includes marketing, sales and distribution management, business development, management of special business units, new product development and project management.
Washington holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Marketing from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST -1997) and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Zimbabwe (2004).