Who is CAMAL?

Leading companies trust CAMAL to solve their sourcing, market access and strategic partner needs. With offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Nairobi and Lusaka, our multinational team offers the knowledge you need to succeed in or with China.

Since 2011, CAMAL has successfully assisted companies across various industries to leverage China as a source of supplies, as a market and as a source of capital & technical expertise.



CAMAL maintains a database of thousands of suppliers that we have vetted through past sourcing, factory visits and testing of their products.


Commodity Trading

CAMAL maintains relationships with major trading houses and end users for various non-ferrous minerals such as manganese, chrome and copper


Investment Advisory

CAMAL maintains an extensive network with Chinese EPC companies and an understanding of which firms are willing to work on a given project including financing options

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A Management Team that Works for YOU

We take pride in having an international team multi-lingual and multi-cultural individuals with backgrounds in engineering, economics, trade, communications who can utilize their skills to assist you grow your business

Walter Ruigu

Managing Director

  • B.S/B.A./M.S. (Georgetown University/ California State University- Fullerton, USA)
  • 10 years professional experience in United States, France, China and several African countries
  • Recent business development focus on China’s mining and construction sectors especially in Africa
  • Strategy implementation for foreign companies into China
  • Languages - Chinese, French, Swahili, English, basic Arabic

Richard Minchom


  • B.S. / M.S (University of Edinburg / University of London, United Kingdom)
  • Extensive investment/financial consulting experience in China assisting European companies enter the China market
  • Oversees CAMAL’s China operations and leads the investment advisory team
  • Languages - English, Chinese

Stephen Yin

Head of Commodity Trading

  • B.S. (Engineering ,Heilongjiang Institute of Technology, China)
  • Over 10 years of machine and heavy industries esp. mining experience in China
  • Extensive supply chain experience manufacturing processes, from design, raw material procurement, fabrication, testing, logistics and commissioning
  • Languages - Chinese and English

Razack Magagi

Head of Operations

  • B.A./M.A. (University of Toulouse, Sciences Po, France)
  • 8 years professional experience in France, China and Niger
  • Firm understanding of China’s supply chain in construction, oil & gas and building materials
  • Focus on supply chain operations, logistics and quality control for sensitive procurement
  • Languages - French, English and Chinese

Liu Yuan

Head of Procurement

  • B.S./M.S. (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
  • 10 years of international procurement experience mainly China exports
  • Focus on steel, chemicals, capital equipment and FCMG
  • Languages - English, Cantonese

David Kyalo

Senior Project Manager

  • B.S/M.S. Flight Vehicle Design and Engineering (Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)
  • Focus on commodity trading mainly chrome, chrome and manganese
  • Project implementation – engineering projects especially procurement in heavy industries
  • Languages - English, Chinese and Swahili

Maureen Ndegwa

Senior Sales Manager

  • B.A./M.A Hospitality and Management / Environmental Design (Kenyatta University, Kenya / Tianjin University, China)
  • Extensive experience in event planning, documentation development, marketing and sales,Maureen leads the sales team
  • Focus on client development especially Chinese clients
  • Languages - English, Chinese and Swahili