Director, Future Hotels (Mahali Mzuri & Finch Hattons)
Leena is a seasoned entrepreneur, prodigal leader and visionary applying deep and broad professional skills honed through 18 years of experience in the construction and property sector in Europe and in Africa. Leena applies authenticity, professionalism and strategic vision into her career, philanthropy and private life. Leena seeks to stretch her capabilities to greater heights in driving vision, leadership and execution in personal and entrepreneurial communities in Africa with a focus on women and the environment. Leena is an Executive Director at KG Group, a conglomerate family office in the infrastructure, hospitality and healthcare industries. Working within the hospitality arm, Future Hotels, she led teams to design and build two internationally acclaimed, luxury safari camps in Kenya, one of which is in partnership with Sir Richard Branson of the Virgin Group. Together with Virgin Limited Edition, Future Hotels secured 10,000 acres to create the Motorogi Conservancy in partnership with the Maasai Community. This is located in the13,500 hectare Olare Motorogi Conservancy, part of the world famous Maasai Mara Eco-system. Leena serves on the Governance Board of Africa Yoga Project, is a Board Member of the Advisory Council Kenya for African Wildlife Foundation and is the Learning Expert of the Entrepreneur's Organisation MEPA (Middle East Pakistan and Africa) region.