Edwin Njamura joined the Capital Markets Authority in July 2012 as Director, Corporate Services. With tremendous support of CMA colleagues and the Board through its various organs, he has been instrumental in the development of the institutional capacity of the Authority by leading transformational programs and maintaining high standards around Accounting & Finance, Human Capital & Administration, Information Technology, and Procurement operations. That is besides involvement in other CMA initiatives and activities including activation of the Code of Corporate Governance for Issuers of Securities to the Public.
A career finance and accounting professional Edwin says he joined the CMA after exciting tenures in various private sector organizations. He was the regional Chief Finance Officer of Deloitte Eastern Africa and Finance Manager of Deloitte Africa Board during first decade of the new millennium, a period of great expansion and renewal for the firm in the region. He led in major firm focused technology modernization across the regional including pioneering a shared services center, reengineering operational and financial performance monitoring systems to meet the demands of a modern firm, and managing teams across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Mauritius. His career spanning over 25 years has included working for other major brands such as Lonrho, Mitchell Cotts and Exxon (locally Esso).
Edwin sits on the Council of ICIFA – Kenya’s Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts and is a pioneering committee member of the AIRC – Africa Integrated Reporting Council. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.
Qualifications and trainings taken:
- Bachelor of Commerce - University of Nairobi
- Executive MBA - Moi University
- Member ICPAK
- Member ICIFA
- Course on Driving Government Performance - Harvard Kennedy School of Government
- Course on Strategic Management Of Regulatory And Enforcement Agencies- Harvard Kennedy School of Government
- Training of Trainers Program in Corporate Governance
- Balanced scorecard professional
Social responsibilities have included leadership in schools and Church committees, patron to a sub county development forum and participation in social clubs/associations activities.