musa2Mr. Musa Kathanje

was appointed to the Capital Markets Authority Board as the Alternate to the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning (13th August 2018, and 17th July 2020 to date). He is currently the Director of Macro and Fiscal Affairs Department at the National Treasury. He joined the National Treasury in June 2013 as the Head of Macro Division in the Economic Affairs Department, on secondment from the Central Bank of Kenya where he was the Head of Monetary Policy Analysis Division. Mr. Kathanje served at the Central Bank of Kenya from June 1996 to June 2013 before he was seconded to the National Treasury. He has over 25 years of experience in macroeconomic policy formulation and analysis, fiscal policy, monetary policy formulation as well as regional economic integration policy gained from both the Central Bank of Kenya (June 1996 to June 2013) and at the National Treasury (June 2013 to date). He was appointed the Director of Macro and Fiscal Affairs Department in November 2016 by the Public Service Commission of Kenya.
Mr. Kathanje has attended various trainings by among others, the International Monetary Fund and its various regional training Centers; the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United States Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) and the IMF East Afritac. He holds among others, a two-year certificate in macroeconomic modeling under the United Nations/African Research Network for Development Policy Analysis from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He holds both Masters and Bachelor degrees (first class honours in Economics) from the University of Nairobi and is currently finalizing a PhD in Business Administration - Finance from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya. He holds a CPA Part I certificate.
Mr. Kathanje also currently represents the Principal Secretary, National Treasury at the Central Bank of Kenya, Monetary Policy Committee meetings (May 2017 to date) and is an Alternate to the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning at the Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat Board (4th September 2019 to date). He also represents the Principal Secretary at the National Development Implementation Technical Committee (NDITC) Programmes and Policies Sub-Committee (July 17th, 2019 to date). He has previously served as the Alternate to the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning at the Konza Technopolis Board (14th October 2015 to September 30, 2019) and at the Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) (14th October 2015 to August 19, 2019).

CS UKUR YATANI

Ambassador Yatani has over 27 years experience in Public Administration, Politics, Diplomacy and Governance in public sector since 1992. Between the years 2006-2007 while Member of Parliament for North Horr constituency, he also served as an Assistant Minister for Science and Technology. At the height of his career (March 2013-August 2017), he served as a pioneer Governor of Marsabit County, the largest County in the Republic of Kenya. Between June 2009 and October 2012, he served as Kenya’s Ambassador to Austria with Accreditation to Hungary and Slovakia and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Vienna. In this position, he aggressively pursued and advanced Kenya’s foreign interests. He held senior leadership positions at various diplomatic and international agencies such as International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United Nations Organization on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vice Chairperson of United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC), Vice President of Convention on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPJ), and Chair of African Group of Ambassadors among others. He has Master of Arts in Public Administration and Public Policy, University of York, United Kingdom, 2005; and Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Egerton University, Kenya, 1991.

UKUR YATANI

Ambassador Yatani has over 27 years experience in Public Administration, Politics, Diplomacy and Governance in public sector since 1992. Between the years 2006-2007 while Member of Parliament for North Horr constituency, he also served as an Assistant Minister for Science and Technology. At the height of his career (March 2013-August 2017), he served as a pioneer Governor of Marsabit County, the largest County in the Republic of Kenya. Between June 2009 and October 2012, he served as Kenya’s Ambassador to Austria with Accreditation to Hungary and Slovakia and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Vienna. In this position, he aggressively pursued and advanced Kenya’s foreign interests. He held senior leadership positions at various diplomatic and international agencies such as International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United Nations Organization on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vice Chairperson of United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC), Vice President of Convention on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPJ), and Chair of African Group of Ambassadors among others. He has Master of Arts in Public Administration and Public Policy, University of York, United Kingdom, 2005; and Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Egerton University, Kenya, 1991.

Julius MuiaDr. Julius Muia is the Principal Secretary at The National Treasury. Prior to this, he was the Principal Secretary at the State Department for Planning - The National Treasury and Planning. Before his appointment as PS Planning, he was the Director General, Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat which operated under the Office of the President, Republic of Kenya to facilitate the implementation of Vision 2030. This is Kenya’s long-term policy framework that is premised on making Kenya a globally competitive, rapidly industrializing and upper middle income economy by 2030.

Between April 2008 and October 2016, Dr. Muia served as the Secretary, National Economic and Social Council, Office of the President. This is a top advisory government think tank whose flagship project was formulating Vision 2030.

An alumnus of the University of Nairobi’s School of Business, Dr Julius Muia graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting; Masters Degree and PhD in Finance from the same university. His professional qualifications include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K); Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K), Associate Kenya Institute of Bankers; Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; and Certified Coach.

Dr. Muia has over 25 years experience in leadership in the private sector in Kenya and UK. He started his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in mid 1980’s, and later worked as Head of Finance and Company Secretary in the hotel, manufacturing and banking sector. His other engagements include an adjunct faculty at Strathmore Business School; adviser on strategy and trainer on leadership.

Dr. Julius Muia serves as a non-executive board member in several companies and a number of not-for profit organizations.

yangacmaNyale Yanga is responsible for providing strategic and technical leadership in coordinating timely legal and financial review of applications for licensing, no objection request, issue of securities, corporate actions among others to ensure compliance with the Capital Markets Legal and Regulatory Framework.

He has over 14 years’ experience in capital markets having worked in various capacities at the Authority. He has championed the automation of submitting financial statements of market intermediaries to the Authority, participated in developing the risk-based supervision model and risk-based capital adequacy regime for licensees. He is also charged with implementing bonds market reforms as part of the ten-year Kenyan Capital Markets Master Plan.

Nyale is the alternate chair of the Capital Markets Authority Sandbox Review Committee. He also chairs the Market Supervision and Risk Management Committee of the East Africa Securities Regulators Authorities and the Financial Services Technical Committee of Kenya Bureau of Standards as well as sits in the registration committee of the Institute of Certified Investments and Financial Analysts.

Nyale has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) both from The University of Nairobi. He has a Post Graduate Certificate in Capital Markets Development from The George Washington University (USA). He a fellow of the IFC-Milken Institute, a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Secretary.

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