Mary has over 16 years’ experience in capital markets regulation and legal practice and is passionate about supporting initiatives that promote economic development in Africa.
She currently manages capital market development projects in sub-Saharan Africa with specific focus on FSD Africa’s flagship Africa Regulatory Support Programme (ARSP) whose objective is to strengthen the capacity of securities regulators in the region. Before joining FSD Africa, Mary worked at the Capital Markets Authority, Kenya from 2009 to 2018 as Manager, Corporate Approvals, responsible for leading the legal and financial analysis of capital raising transactions and license applications.
Prior to this, she worked as a corporate and commercial associate in a legal practice in Nairobi, providing advisory services on a variety of financial transactions.
Mary holds an MSc in Finance and Financial Law from SOAS, University of London and a Bachelors’ degree in law from the University of Manchester, UK.