May has over eight years’ experience in corporate & structured finance, impact investing, fund & portfolio management and investment advisory.
Prior to joining FSD Africa, May was part of the AlphaMundi Group Investment team where she worked on the full investment cycle from origination, due diligence, deal structuring, term negotiation, legal contracting as well as portfolio monitoring. Previously, May was at I-DEV International, leading strategy and investment (buy-side and sell-side transactions) advisory engagements for Sub-Saharan African businesses. Earlier in her career, May worked as a Corporate Finance Analyst for Burbidge Capital, where she participated in both private and public fundraising transaction structuring various financial instruments including debt, mezzanine, quasi-equity and equity. May holds a BSc in Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi, a Certified Public Accountant (K) qualification, completed CFA level I and currently finalizing her MBA at Strathmore Business School.
In her role at FSD Africa, she is involved in the execution of the investment process, responsible for investee monitoring and reporting, as well as engaging with the investee technical assistance program execution and monitoring.
May resides in Nairobi with her husband and daughter and enjoys travelling, cooking, live music performances and spending time with family and friends.