Yvonne’s experience as a corporate communications specialist spans over 6 years in strategic planning, event management, media relations, content development and crisis management.
She is currently an Account Manager at APN where she not only provides unique ideas to clients but also does exquisite execution of project plans for clients such as; Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA), d.light Solar, Privatization Commission and National Treasury. She is also involved in business development.
She has grown her career managing corporate clients such as; Barclays Bank Kenya, Stanbic Bank, Sidian Bank, Uber East Africa, East African Breweries Limited, Kenya Bureau of Standards, Dow Chemicals, CMC Motors, and Trade-Mark East Africa among other clients.
Prior to joining APN, Yvonne worked at Redhouse Group where she was part of the key consultants who launched Uber in East Africa. She was part of the consultants who managed the Uber Crisis in 2016-2017 that won the PRSK Crisis Management of the Year Award.
Yvonne has previously played an instrumental role in the corporate communications process at Telkom Kenya- Orange and Barclays Bank of Kenya where she was charged with development and delivery of effective employee engagement activities and internal communications programmes that supported driving functional business objectives to all internal audiences for both organizations.
Ms. Nkirote holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication-Public Relations minoring marketing’ from Daystar University and she is currently pursuing master’s degree in Business Administration at the same institution.