Public Affairs Director at Kenya Bankers Association
Nuru has helped shape Kenya’s banking industry. As director of public affairs and lead on Sustainable Finance at Kenya Bankers Association, she has spearheaded strategic initiatives aimed at reinforcing the industry’s role of being a core driver of Kenya’s sustainable economic development.
Founder and Past Chair of Kenya Women Finance Trust
Mary Okelo is the Founder and Past Chair of Kenya Women Finance Trust. She is also the Founder of Makini Schools. She had a long career in banking and is the first woman in East Africa to head a Barclays Bank branch and is one of Kenya's foremost entrepreneurs
Director, Regulatory Policy and Strategy, at the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya
Luke Ombara is currently Director, Regulatory Policy and Strategy, at the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya, where he provides overall strategic leadership in Research, Policy, Strategy, Product Development, Regulatory Affairs and Investor Education functions.
CEO, Kenya Association of Manufacturers
Phyllis Wakiaga is the Chief Executive of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), one of Kenya’s leading business associations with over 800 members.
Catherine Musakali is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. She is the Founder of Dorion Associates, a firm specializing in governance matters and commercial legal consultancies.
Executive Director of the East Africa Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EAVCA)
Esther Ndeti is a Kenyan mechanical engineer, businesswoman and corporate executive, who serves an Executive Director of the East Africa Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EAVCA), based in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, effective 14 January 2017. Prior to her current position, she served as the regional coordinator for the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE).
Professor of Economics - University of Nairobi
Tabitha Kiriti-Nganga is a Professor of Economics in the School of Economics at the University of Nairobi specializing in International Trade, Gender and Socioeconomic Issues.
Chairman & CEO
Vishal Agarwal has lived the corporate life cycle from start to finish, beginning as an intern and working up to Senior Deals Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Until recently, Vishal was a Global Top 500 Senior Leader for General Electric before becoming Chairman and CEO of his own private investment management firm, Full Circle Africa. During his twenty-four-year career, he navigated all facets of corporate life from building teams and delivering value, to translating multinational visions into local wins.