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Freshia Mugo – Waweru, Ph.D, MBA, BCOM, CPA(K)

Freshia Mugo WaweruDr. Waweru earned her Ph.D in International Finance (Derivatives Trading) from Sogang University in Seoul (South Korea), a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting) from Kenyatta University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K). In 2012, she was appointed as part of a 16 member steering committee to come up with 10- year Master Plan of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) of Kenya which was launched in November 2014. In January 2015, she was appointed as a member of the Capital Markets Master Plan Implementation Committee and the chairperson of the Financial Deepening Committee, especially on the introduction of derivatives market in Kenya. In April 2015, Dr. Waweru was appointed as a member of the Anti – Money Laundering Board where she was a member of the Finance Committee and the Chair of the Human Resources Committee. In October 2015, she was appointed as a member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Derivatives Risk Management Committee.

Dr. Waweru has extensive training and consultancy experience in different areas like; Corporate Governance, Leadership, Finance for Non-Finance Directors & Managers, Derivatives Markets & Trading, Financial Management, ,and Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management.

She is a senior lecturer at Strathmore University teaching Derivatives Markets, Advanced Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Managerial Finance, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Public Sector Financial Management, Financial and Management Accounting among others.