Christopher Keeping

Director – Africa

Chris Keeping is the Director of Africa for Yahsat, the UAE based satellite communications Operator, a wholly owned company of Mubadala Development Company.

Chris joined Yahsat in July 2015 to manage the company’s African operations. He has over 20 years of commercial experience in the telecommunications industry primarily within the Mobile GSM Sector in Africa and the Caribbean. Chris has as a track record of leading commercial teams in developing strategic partnerships, leading to growth within the various operations he has worked for.

His commercial focus areas covered marketing, sales, business development and customer service within the telecoms environment in Sub Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

Chris has previously served in various senior positions in the African market such as Leo Namibia (Orascom), TN Mobile Namibia, Celtel Tanzania, TTCL Tanzania, Digicel Haiti, Wannachi Group in Kenya and Vodacom in South Africa.

Christopher holds qualifications from Stellenbosch University, South Africa and from University of South Africa (UNISA).