Conrad Thorpe OBE
Tsavo Trust Board of Directors
A business leader with 15 years of experience of leading a multi-national, pan-African and Asian risk management business. Conrad Thorpe founded Salama Fikira an enterprise risk management company in Kenya in 2005. Today the company has offices or a presence in Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mauritius, DR Congo, Mozambique, Uganda, Hong Kong, Somalia, Senegal and Malta. In addition to her core services, Salama Fikira also undertakes conservation support and training, operational design and planning. The Group operates across 80% of Africa with increased service delivery in Asia and parts of Europe.
He served in HM Royal Marines and attended the UK’s Advanced Command and Staff Course. Conrad Thorpe was born in Nairobi, Kenya and is a citizen of Kenya and UK. He grew up in the coffee plantations north of the capital and is one of four siblings. At school he excelled at sport, boxing from the age of 7, playing rugby for the 1st XV for Kenya Schools and representing his country as the Captain of the national swimming team. He has an MA in War Studies and Defence Technology. Conrad is married with children.