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    A proactive regulator of competitive and robust capital markets

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    Developing Kenya's capital markets to be an investment destination of choice through facilitative regulation and innovation.

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    Promoting investor education, awareness and interest in the capital markets

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    Strengthening institutional capacity to effectively and efficiently deliver on its mandate


Mr Paul Murithi Muthaura has led the Capital Markets Authority, Kenya since July 2012.

Mr. Muthaura is a member of the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and the Vice Chairman of the Africa and Middle East Regional Committee (AMERC) of IOSCO. He is also a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Regional Consultative Group for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Consultative Committee of the East African Securities Regulatory Authorities (EASRA). At the national level he sits on the boards of the Insurance and Pensions regulator as well as the Vision 2030 Delivery Board.

Paul has previously worked as an Emerging Markets Advisor with the General Secretariat of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and as a senior commercial associate with the law firm of Daly and Figgis Advocates. In his time with the CMA he has held the positions of Head of Legal Framework, Head of Enforcement and Director, Regulatory Policy and Strategy.

Mr. Muthaura is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is the holder of an LLB from the University of Warwick, LLM in Banking and Finance Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, MPhil from the Maastricht School of Management and is undertaking a DBA at the Maastricht School of Management. 

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