Mr. Kimani holds a BSC (Civil engineering) and an MBA both from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and alumnus of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard. He is currently the CEO, Jamii Bora Bank and Chairman of Nairobi Securities Exchange. Prior to this he served as Finance Director and later as the Deputy CEO, KCB Group.
He has also served at the Central Bank of Kenya in various capacities including; Deputy Chief Banking Manager and Deputy Director Financial Markets. He set up the National payments office at the Central Bank and was also the first Head of off- site Surveillance of the Deposit Protection Fund. He sits on the board of the Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation and the advisory board of Stellenbosch Executive Development (VSB-ED).
Mr. Karina is the Founder and Chairman of Faida Investment Bank and the Vice Chairman of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Ltd and a board member of the newly established NSE CLEAR. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE), where he has played a key role in the set-up of the RSE and serves as the Chairman of the Trading Committee. He is the Managing Director of Faida Securities Rwanda. He is also a Board Member of the Central Depository and Settlement Corporation (CDSC), where he serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee. He is a Non-Executive Director at the Kenya Industrial Estate (KIE) and serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee.
He is an accomplished stockbroker, an information technology professional and a successful businessman. He plays other roles including; Chairman of Asterisks Holdings, Chairman of Norwich Union Properties Ltd., Vice Chairman of Safari Holdings Ltd and a board member of Sigma Supplies Ltd. He is the Chairman of Association of Kenya Stockbrokers (AKS) Nominees Ltd and Founder Member of the Association of Financial Analysts (AFA), now the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA). He is a member of the Institute of Directors. He also served as a Governor and Director of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and as a Director of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) as the Chairman of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Karina was instrumental in the establishment of the CDSC, the implementation of the NSE’s Automated Trading System (ATS), the Wide Area Network (WAN), and the Broker Back Office (BBO) system, as the Chair of the implementation committees that spearheaded these developments in the Kenyan Capital Markets. He has broad experience in advising institutional and corporate investors, corporate finance consulting and research analysis. He is a Lecturer at the KCA University in Kenya. He holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Corporate Finance from the University of Liverpool, in the UK.
Ms. Maviala qualified as an Advocate / Certified Public Secretary in 1998. She specialized in business law practicing first as an Associate in leading law firms in Nairobi and then as Company Secretary/Chief Legal Officer for an NSE Listed Insurance Group. In 2007 she left the Group for an eight month sabbatical in South Africa and since then moved into a general business environment as executive director and co-owner of small businesses in the real estate industry. In addition she is currently General Manager for an indigenous serviced office business with footprints in Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria. Ms Maviala has 17 years’ experience as an in-house general counsel and business executive across a diverse range of industry sectors – legal services, financial services, insurance and real estate.
Professionally she is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries, Institute of Directors and Women on Board Networks. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Reading and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from USIU-Africa. She joined the NSE Board as an Independent Non - Executive Director in May 2014.
Mr. Kili holds an M.B.A. in Strategic Management from the Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA). He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya F(CPS(K) and Fellow Member of the Kenya Institute of Management.
Mr. Kili is the Group Managing Director and CEO of CPF Financial Services Ltd. He is the former Chairperson of the East & Central Social Security Association (ECASSA), a regional social security body. He has considerable training and experience in legal issues, corporate governance, management and investment of pension schemes.
In 2011, Mr. Kili was conferred the Order of the Golden Warrior (O.G.W), a Head of State award for his exemplary service by H.E the President of Kenya.
He is also a Non- Executive Director of Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE); currently Chairman of Association of Pension Administrators of Kenya (APAK) and Chairman of ICL, a subsidiary company of ICPSK.
Dr. Nyamute is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) of Kenya. She serves on the Research and Education Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). Ms. Nyamute is a past member of the ICPAK’s Audit Quality Assurance Committee and the Special Interest Group Committee, a panel member of the ICPAK/NSE/CMA Excellence in Financial Reporting (FIRE) Awards Scheme and a member of the Women Accountants of Kenya (AWAK). In 2003, she was involved in the Capital Markets Authority curriculum development for Financial Proficiency for market participants. She is a faculty advisor for the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Challenge, University of Nairobi (UON) as well as a board advisor for the Finance Students Association (FISA) of UON.
Ms. Nyamute is a member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). She is a Lecturer at the University of Nairobi’s School of Business, the outgoing MBA coordinator and the current coordinator for partnerships and linkages, School of Business. She holds a BCom (Accounting), MBA (Finance) and a PhD (Business Administration).
Mr. Mbaru is the Chairman of Dyer & Blair Investment Bank and has over 30 years of experience in the financial services sector. He also serves as a Director of Britam Investments Company Limited; Occidental Insurance Company; Jitegemee Trust (Kenya); Pinebridge Investments East Africa Limited; Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited and Sanlam Africa Core Real Estate Investments Limited (SACREIL), listed on the Mauritius Stock Exchange.
Mr. Mbaru is also a member of the Investment Committee for the International Finance Corporation’s Africa Capitalization Fund, which focuses on funding financial institutions in Africa.
Mr. Mbaru served as the founding Chairman of the African Stock Exchanges Association (ASEA) and has also served as Chairman of the Nairobi Securities Exchange. Mr. Mbaru is currently the Chairman of Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks (KASIB).
Mr. Mbaru holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from University of Nairobi, a Masters of Business Administration degree from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland and a Bachelor of Laws degree from University of Nairobi. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Mrs. Devji is currently the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive of Diamond Trust Bank Group. Mrs. Devji joined the DTB Group in 1996 following which she was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Trust Bank in East Africa in 2001.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, an Associate of the Institute of Taxation (United Kingdom) and a Fellow of the Kenya Institute of Bankers. In addition to being a Director of Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited, Mrs. Devji is also a Director of DTB Tanzania, DTB Uganda, DTB Burundi, Jubilee Insurance Burundi and Diamond Trust Insurance Agency Limited. She is also a member of Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Mr. Michael Turner is the Managing Director of Actis in East Africa and is responsible for Actis’s $300m Private Equity, Energy and Real Estate investments in East Africa. Prior to this, Michael was the manager of the Actis Africa Agribusiness Fund and the founder manager of the first SME PE fund in East Africa – the Acacia Fund. Based in Nairobi, Kenya Michael is an experienced private equity investor and has developed a deep understanding of PE investment in agribusiness, financial services, real estate and infrastructure throughout Sub Saharan Africa.
Prior to joining Actis, Michael worked in investment banking in London, for Lehman Brothers and Kleinwort Benson, having started his career with Price Waterhouse. Michael holds a first class degree in Civil Engineering and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
Mr. Mworia is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Centum Investment Company Limited (Centum) a position he has held since 2008. During his tenure he has led Centum through a significant growth phase with assets under management increasing from USD 67 Million to more than USD 1. 8 Billion and generated a total return to shareholders of over 600%.
Mr. Mworia is the Chairman of Sidian Bank and Almasi Beverages .He has been a recipient of various national and international leadership awards including: The East Africa Business Leader of the year (2015) by All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) and The Africa CEO of the year award (2016) by the Wharton Club for Africa.
Mr. Mworia is an Archbishop Tutu Fellow 2012, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Chartered Financial Analyst Charter Holder, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and is a Fellow of the Kenyan Institute of Management.
Mr. Volant holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Finance and international Business, Business Administration, Geopolitics, International Law, Finance Management from the ESDES Business School at the Catholic University of Lyon (France). He is an alumnus of the Finance and International Business international exchange program of Boise State University (USA). He is currently the General Manager- Business Development, TNG Limited, Shanghai. Prior to this he served as Managing Director at Element Commodities, Vienna and Shanghai.
He has also served at the Noble group, London and Noble group Hong Kong.
Mr. Geoffrey Otieno Odundo is the Chief Executive of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited. Mr. Odundo, an accomplished Investment Banker has been in the financial services sector for the last 23 years, 17 of which have been in the Capital Markets in various senior roles in asset management, corporate finance and securities trading.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Odundo was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Securities Limited. He was instrumental in the setting up of Co-op Trust Investment Services, Co-op Consultancy Services Limited and Kingdom Securities Limited. Mr Odundo has advised on a number of corporate finance transactions in both the public and private sectors, in addition to managing key mandates in the asset management industry. He has contributed to the growth of the Capital Markets in his previous role in the Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks, the Kenya Bureau of Standards and on the Board of the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Mr. Odundo holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Management from United States International University (USIU) and an Undergraduate Degree in Mathematics and Economics from Egerton University.