Directors of NSE

Mr. Kiprono Kittony, EBS, Chairman

Mr. Kittony holds both a Bachelor of Commerce (B,Com) degree and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from the University of Nairobi and a Global Executive MBA from the United States International University (USIU).

Mr. Kittony was appointed Chairman of the NSE Board on July 13, 2020 and as a Board Director of the NSE on May 30, 2018. He is the immediate former National Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI), the premier business membership organization in Kenya.

He is an established entrepreneur and business leader having served in several capacities including being the immediate past Chairman of the Media Owners Association and AAR Insurance Limited. During his seven year tenure at the KNCCI, he was widely credited with revitalizing the organization through a series of transformative initiatives that placed the Chamber at the forefront in terms of shaping national trade and general economic policy.. 

He serves as the chair of the CreditInfo CRB Kenya Limited, Mtech Limited and Radio Africa Group (which he co-founded in 2000). He sits on the advisory council of the International Fund for Health in Africa (IFHA), an Amsterdam based private equity fund and is one of two representatives from Africa in the Global Council of the World Chambers Federation.

Mr. Paul Mwai, Vice-Chairman

Mr. Mwai holds an MBA from Strathmore University and a Bachelors of Business from the University of Southern Queensland. He holds an Investment Management Certificate from UK Society for Investment Professionals and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is an Authorized Representative for the Growth Enterprise Market Segment (GEMS) of the NSE.

Mr. Mwai was appointed a Board Director of the NSE on May 30, 2018. He is the Chief Executive of AIB Capital and the Chairman of the Kenya Association of Stock Brokers and Investment Banks (KASIB). He has over twenty years’ experience in the financial services industry including fund management and investment banking.

He has worked in various departments within the Barclays Group, including Barclays Merchant Finance Ltd (BMFL) and Barclays Dealing Centre, before joining the Barclaytrust Investment Services Group in 1998 as a Fund Manager. He served as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Old Mutual Asset Managers following the acquisition of BarclayTrust by Old Mutual in October 2002 and as an Asset Allocation Strategist. He joined AIB Capital in February 2012 from African Alliance Investment Bank where he was Chief Executive.

Mr. Geoffrey Odundo, Chief Executive

Mr. Odundo holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Management and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics. He is an Advanced Management Program (AMP) graduate from Strathmore Business School.

Mr. Odundo was appointed Chief Executive of the NSE on March 3, 2015. He is an accomplished Investment Banker having been in the financial services sector for the last 27 years, 21 of which have been in the Capital Markets.

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 Coop Trust Investment Services, Co-op Consultancy Services Limited and Kingdom Securities Limited.

Mr. Odundo has advised on a number of corporate finance mandates in both the public and private sectors; he has also managed key mandates in the asset management industry. He has contributed to the growth of the Capital Markets in his previous role as a Director/Board Secretary - Kenya Association of Stock Brokers and Investment Banks, Chairman of the Financial Standards Committee - Kenya Bureau of Standards as well as the Board Director of the Nairobi Securities Exchange PLC. Mr. Odundo serves as a Director of the Central Depository and Settlement Corporation (CDSC) Limited, Director of the NSE Clear Limited; and a trustee of the NSE Fidelity Funds.

He is a member of the Central Bank Consolidative Forum for Domestic Debt Market (CFDDM) and a Council Member of the Institute of Certified Investment Financial Analysts (ICIFA). Mr. Odundo is also a board member of the Africa Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), a Director of the East African Securities Exchanges Association and a Member of the Thomson Reuters Africa Customer Advisory Network. 

Mr. Michael Turner, Non-Executive Director representing Listed Companies

Mr. Turner holds a first class degree in Civil Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Mr. Turner was appointed a Board Director of the NSE on March 26, 2015. He is the Managing Director of Actis Limited in East Africa and is responsible for Actis’s USD 300 million Private Equity Fund with investment in Energy and Real Estate in East Africa.

He has extensive experience in private equity having served as the Manager of the Actis Africa Agribusiness Fund and the founder manager of the first Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) Private Equity fund in East Africa – the Acacia Fund.

Mr. Turner has deep understanding of Private Equity 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. 

Mr. Paul Vollant, Non-Executive Director

Mr. Vollant, holds an MSc in Business Administration from the ESDES Business School at the Catholic University of Lyon (France) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
He is the Director of Sales & Trading at Largo Resources, a Canadian listed mining company. Prior to joining Largo, Mr. Vollant was the Ganeral Manager of Business Development at TNG Ltd. in Shanghai, China and before that the Managing Director of Element Commodities where he spearheaded the company’s European Middle East and African (EMEA) trading and investments in the mining assets in French Speaking Africa. 
He began his career with the Noble Group in Hong Kong and London.

Ms. Risper Alaro-Mukoto, Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Alaro holds an MBA in Finance from the United States International University Africa (USIU-A) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Moi University. She is a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), an International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach (ACC), and a Certified Executive Leadership Coach. She is a fellow of the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Africa Leadership Fellowship.

Ms. Alaro was appointed a Non-Executive Director on the Board of NSE on May 30, 2018.  She also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of BK Group PLC, and is a practicing Executive Leadership Coach. She previously served Centum Group PLC as Managing Director of one of its subsidiaries; Centum Business Solutions, and as the Group Finance & Operations Director.

Ms. Isis Nyong'o Madison, Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Madison is a business leader with over fifteen (15) years’ experience in scaling digital and media businesses across Africa. She is the founder of MumsVillage and is a Principal at Asphalt & Ink. She previously held notable leadership positions on the Africa teams of InMobi, Google and MTV Networks.

She holds an MBA from Havard University and a  Bachelor of Ars Degree in Human Biology from Stanford University.

She has received several recognitions for her contribution to Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem among them Top 20 Women by Forbes Africa and recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Mr. Donald Wangunyu, Non-Executive Director representing Trading Participants

Mr. Wangunyu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FourFront Management, a division of Standard Investment Bank. FourFront is the first Robo-Advisor in Kenya to be recognized by the Capital Markets Authority.

Along with being a board member of Standard Investment bank, he is also a member of the Capital Markets Master Plan Working Group IV that is working to stimulate the growth of foreign investment into Kenya. In addition, he is an Advisory Board member of the East Africa Forum for Alternative Investments

Donald also serves on the board of the Kenya Association Stockbrokers and Investment Banks (KASIB), where he chairs the committee overseeing the growth of long-term funding for KASIB. Previously, he has served as Chairman of the industry committee that oversaw the removal of capital gains tax from listed market securities, and as Chair of the Broker Back Office System (BBO) Functionality Management Committee, the system used by all stock-brokers and investment bank in Kenya.

He has broad experience within capital markets having served as a member of the Central Depository and Settlement Corporate (CDSC) Market Operations Committee as well as being part of the joint CDSC / NSE System Selection Committee.

Mr. Stephen Chege, Non-Executive Director representing Listed Companies

Mr. Chege has over 20 years’ experience in policy, legal and regulatory affairs and Environmental Social and Governance matters, primarily within the telecommunications and ICT industry. He is the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Safaricom Plc, where his role entails safeguarding and growing Safaricom’s reputation, Government & stakeholder engagement, shaping the policy, legal and regulatory environment and overseeing the growth of Safaricom’s sustainability agenda. He has held other roles as Safaricom including Head of Regulatory and Public Policy, Senior Manager – Public Policy and Market Regulation and Principal In-house counsel. He was also the Public Policy Manager, Vodafone Group Public Policy in the UK.

He holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in International Trade and Investment Law from the University of Nairobi and also a Bachelor of Laws from the same University. He is also a Certified (Company) Secretary.

Market Summary

Summary as of 03 December 2021
NSE 20 SHARE INDEX 1,839.46
NSE 25 SHARE INDEX 3,533.74
ETF in Units-Total Deals 0.00
ETF Turnover in KES 0.00
FTSE NSE Kenya 15 Index 194.49
FTSE NSE Kenya 25 Index 212.33
FTSE NSE Kenya Govt. Bond Index 96.47
FTSE ASEA Pan African Index 1,139.15
More trading Stats
MARKET CAPITALIZATION (KES billions ) 2,492.52
TOTAL SHARE TRADED 16,707,400.00
EQUITY TURNOVER 679,040,648.00

Market Status

0900 Hrs-0930 Hrs(+3 GMT)Pre-Open
0930 Hrs-0931 Hrs(+3 GMT)Auction
0931 Hrs-1500 Hrs(+3 GMT)Open
1500 Hrs-0900 Hrs(+3 GMT)Close

Market Activity

Top gainers Price(KES) Change(%)
XPRS 4.17
CGEN 35.00
SGL 14.65
KEGN 4.34
LKL 3.90
Top losers Price(KES) Change(%)
UCHM 0.22
SMER 2.77
CTUM 14.35
BRIT 6.94
SCOM 37.05

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