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Banking and Investment Finance Specialist
Nairobi, Kenya
My vast experience of over 14 years spans from Banking, Investment finance, Credit finance and financial risk management acquired from several highly reputed top-tier commercial banks as well as in Shelter Afrique. I’m also completing my PHD studies in finance in the University of Nairobi.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
? A passionate and self-driven investments risk manager with over 10 years’ experience and track record in Credit Finance, Banking, Housing Finance and Enterprise risk management from various top-tier commercial banks in Kenya and Shelter Afrique, A Pan African Housing Finance institution operating in 44 African countries and head quartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
? Experienced investments professional with huge experience in identify business opportunities, executing transactions, actively manage portfolio projects and build relationships with clients, global and regional private businesses, banking and multilateral partners and government officials
? Possession of thorough knowledge of key risk management frameworks. Participated in the conceptualization and implementation of Basel II, COSO-Based Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at Shelter Afrique from the start to the end. I’m also well equipped with the ISO 1000:2009 Risk management Principles and Guidelines
? Well trained and have attended diverse investment banking & risk Management Trainings regionally and internationally. Some include; Credit risk management and ERM trainings at African development Bank (AfDB), Tunis; Investment banking in the University of cape Town South Africa; Management of special assets and investments at DBSA in Johannesburg in SA amongst others.
? Confirmed participation in a training by Fitch Learning in London, UK on the management of a portfolio of distressed projects finance transactions in June 2019
? An accomplished writer on investments, Credit and portfolio Risk management topical issues - Regularly published in the local and international News publications such as The Daily Nation (Kenya); The East African (East African region's paper); the Business Daily (Kenya); The Management Magazine and Kenya London News in the UK.
? Published articles on credit risk management in international journals
? Regular commentator on investments and risk management in major local and international Television Networks such as CNBC Africa and BBC World Service.
I'm a Master’s Degree graduate in Business Administration (MBA) (Finance) from the University of Nairobi (Kenya). I also graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) from the same university. I’m as well a fully qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Kenya Chapter. I’m also completing my PHD studies in finance in the University of Nairobi.To me credit risk management is a passion first. This is the reason I have consistently researched on the topic and written dozens of articles on the topic which are all published in both local and international publications. My MBA thesis paper was titled, “The Relationship between Profitability and Nonperforming Loans in the Kenyan Banking Sector”. My Doctoral thesis is on the effect of credit risk management, NPLs, Size on the Performance of commercial banks in Kenya”. Over years and through a lot of training and research I have developed thorough knowledge and experience in modern Credit Risk Management practices in Financial Services industry
Affiliations and Achievements:
• Honored as a key speaker on the fight against Money Laundering in financial institutions in an international conference titled “Internal Fraud Risks Detection & Prevention” on 18th June 2012 by the highly reputed South African based Firm, Marcus Evans.
• Severally invited as a Risk Management panellist on a CNBC AFRICA TV shows to discuss various risk related issues. For instance, participated as panellist on a CNBC AFRICA TV Show discussing the Economic Reforms in Rwanda and the country risks to be addressed.
• In April 2019, invited by the BBC World Service to explain the housing financing risks and challenges in Africa.
• In the year 2007 joined the Panel of expert Judges for the prestigious Business Plan competition dubbed Chora Bizna-"Believe Begin Become" organized by the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs and Techno serve Kenya to vet the business proposals that can be financed. The winner won Kshs. 5 million to finance the winning business idea.

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, FRENCH
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