Daniel currently holds the position of Manager, Market Supervision at the Authority. He has served at the Authority since January of 2008. Immediately prior to his appointment to the current role, in May 2017, he was the Head of Regulatory Framework development at the Authority.
His current responsibilities include: providing technical leadership and strategic direction in the supervision of market intermediaries and other regulated entities’ (including NSE and CDSC) to ensure compliance with capital markets legal and regulatory requirements, upholding industry standards and enhancing investor protection.
Daniel has been a key driver in the development of policy and formulation of various regulatory frameworks including those that buttress corporate governance for market intermediaries and listed companies, conduct of business for market intermediaries, demutualization of the NSE, REITs, derivatives, harmonization of securities legal regime in the East African Community, ETFs and securitization. He also played a key role in putting together the application of the Authority to become a signatory to the IOSCO MMoU.
Daniel is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He is a graduate of the University of Nairobi and holds a post graduate qualification from The George Washington University School of Business, USA. Daniel is an International Finance Corporation (IFC)-Milken Institute Fellow and a member of the Law Society of Kenya. He also holds qualifications in accountancy (CPA) and company secretarial practice (CS).