The Research Team


NAME

ROLE, ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS

Francis Mwangi

 

 

Head of Research and Investment Analysis

Education

  • 2010, Awarded CFA Charter (CFA®)

  • 2005, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Member

  • 2005,Bachelor of commerce (Finance Major) honours degree from the University of Nairobi

Summary Experience

Francis is a qualified Chartered Accountant (UK) and a Finance Major Graduate, with over five years post-qualification experience in Equity and Fixed income valuation. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation.

 

He was previously at African Alliance, where he was responsible for valuation and issuance of investment recommendations covering; the Kenyan Banking Sector, Tanzanian Banking Sector, East Africa Cement Industry, East African Utility Sector, East African Brewing Industry and East African Tourism Sector. Some of his roles entail institutional client relationship management and origination of corporate finance transactions.

 

He previously worked at Dry Associates Investment Bank as an investment analyst, responsible for origination and placement of commercial papers, preparation of information memoranda for commercial paper issuers and review of the Kenyan fixed income market; and at CFC Bank as a Graduate Trainee where he acquired extensive experience across the various banking departments.

 

Years in Industry – 6

Eric Musau

 

Senior Research Analyst

Education

  • Ongoing – Masters in Information Systems , Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, 2010, CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting

  • Kenya School of Monetary Studies, 2008, Associate of Kenya Institute of Bankers

  • Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 2003, Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance)

 

Summary Experience

Eric Musau recently joined Standard Investment Bank Ltd as a Senior Research Analyst, specifically covering equities in the Kenyan market as an analyst for five years.

Key highlights of his skills are listed below:

  • Skilled at analyzing company performance and strategy, trends in markets, and making presentations of the findings to would be clients in the form of company research reports as well as fixed income and economic reports

  • Relationship development expertise that complements the ability to build a solid client base especially driven by experience in advising institutional clients.

  • Knowledge of law, especially banking and finance law; leveraging this skill to build a sustainable business model that complies with regulatory authorities and professional practice.

  • Diversified skill set developed from various work experience and specific trainings including, on rapid e-learning applications covering areas such as Islamic Finance, Commodities and Private Equity

Years in Industry – 8 year

Brenda Kithinji

Research Analyst

Education

  • 2012, Level 2 candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program (CFA®)

  • 2009,Bachelor of commerce (Finance Major) honours degree from Catholic University of Eastern Africa

  • 2008, Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) Member

Summary Experience

Brenda is a qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and a Finance Major Graduate, with 1 and a half years post-qualification experience in Equity valuation. She is also a   Level 2 candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program (CFA®)

She was previously at Old Mutual Securities, where she was responsible for valuation and issuance of investment recommendations covering; the Kenyan Banking Sector, Brewing Industry, Telecoms Sector, the Airline Industry and economic research. Some of her roles entail institutional client relationship management.

Years in Industry – 1.5

 

 



 
 



               
  
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