Samuel Okello – Ag. General Manager & Head Finance and Administration

Sam is responsible for the overall management of the business, including strategy, budgeting, financial reporting, managing the financial risks and directing financial actvites of the business.

His role involves liaison with the board in determining the strategic direction of the business, making key decisions in respect of long-term assets strategies, and the general management of liquid assets to meet the requirements of the business and ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.

Sam is experienced in investment management, stock broking and commercial banking, having worked in the financial industry in the last 30 years. Sam worked in various senior capacities at Standard Chartered Bank and ABC Bank before moving to ABC Capital Sam is currently finalizing his thesis work for Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. He possesses Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Accounting Option degree from the University of Nairobi and is a member of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA). Sam is also a Certified Credit Professional.

Johnson Nderi – Manager, Corporate Finance And Advisory, ABC Capital Ltd

Johnson has a wealth of Capital markets experience having previously been the Head of Research and Head of Corporate Finance at Suntra Investment Bank.

Johnson has advised many transactions ranging from bonds to shares both in the public and private space. He has participated in a number of private and public issues such as IPOs, Public Issues of unlisted companies, Private Placements and Over The Counter (OTC) transactions.

Johnson is also a media commentator on investments, financial and economic issues. He has regularly featured in various local and foreign TV stations including NTV, CCTV, and CNBC. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Egerton University. He also has concluded Part I&II of the Investment and Securities Analyst program as well as ACCA part I.

Raymond Kipchumba – Ag Head of Research and Analysis

Raymond heads the research desk for ABC Capital. He also assists in corporate finance desk especially in the Mergers and Acquisitions transactions as well as in documentation during structuring and in deal analysis.

He has been instrumental in acquiring buy-side mandates that have allowed the firm to compliment its sell-side business. Raymond has 6 years' experience in investment research and portfolio management. His areas of expertise are economic and fixed income analysis, equity, corporate finance in Private Equity and other alternative assets.

His sectorial areas of focus include the financial sector, telecommunications, insurance, health care and pharmaceuticals. He has a Bachelor of Business Science degree from Strathmore University. He has passed CPA Section 5 and also acquired the CISI qualification. He has also attended trainings on Project Finance and Corporate Finance modeling which are inline with FAST modeling standards.