Edwin Muthaura

Fixed Income Sales and Trading
Edwin Joined the Fixed Income Team at Kestrel Capital in September 2018. He previously worked at Dyer and Blair Investment Bank as a fixed Income trader between August 2016 and September 2018, and as a Securities Officer at Standard Chartered Bank from 2010 to 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Nairobi and is pursuing Master of Science Degree in Finance and Investments at The University of Nairobi.

Martin Anyika

Martin joined the Operations team at Kestrel Capital in September 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Accounting and Finance from Kenya Methodist University and is a CPA (K).

Sophie Njau

Sophie joined the operations team at Kestrel Capital in October 2014 from African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank where she worked as head of operations. She has a BSC in Computer Science from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Ephantus Maina

Ephantus joined the research team at Kestrel Capital in 2014 from the University of Nairobi where he graduated with a BSc in Actuarial Science. He is an ACCA affiliate and is currently pursuing his actuarial exams. At Kestrel, Ephantus covers investment, tourism and airline sectors. In addition, he handles fixed income research, Kestrel’s daily notes and weekly commentary.

Kishan Popat

Kishan joined the research team at Kestrel Capital in 2014, having previously worked with DBRS Ratings Ltd (UK). and the Knight Capital Group (UK) as an Asset Backed Securities Analyst. Prior to this, Kishan worked with Genghis Capital Ltd. (Kenya), where he helped establish their research division. Kishan holds a Masters (MSc.) in Finance and a Masters (MEng.) in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Warwick (UK) and is currently pursuing his CFA charter. At Kestrel, Kishan covers the insurance, cement, consumer goods and utilities sectors.

Alexander Muiruri

Alexander joined the fixed income team at Kestrel Capital in June 2014 from African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank where he worked as an fixed income trader. He has an International Business Administration degree from the United States International University.

Amanda Onyango

Amanda joined Kestrel in 2014 having worked previously at African Alliance Investment Bank, and SBG Securities where she was responsible for growing corporate equity sales as well as management and placement of commercial paper programmes. Amanda has a Bsc. In Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi.

Sally Kotut

Sally recently joined Kestrel from African Alliance where she worked as a Portfolio Manager. Sally holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Accounts from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton and has passed Level I of the CFA® Program. Sally has a client relations background and discretionary portfolio management.

Chris Miriti

Chris joined Kestrel Capital in 2014 from African Alliance Investment Bank where he was the head of trading. He has previously worked at SBG Securities (previously CFC Stanbic Financial Services), Kingdom Securities (previously Bob Mathews Stockbrokers) and Francis Drummond. He has an MBA from African Nazarene University and a BSc. International Business Administration from United States International University.

Nicholas Mukele

Nicholas Mukele is an immensely  experienced financial management professional in the financial services sector, who previously worked for SBG Securities (Standard Bank Group). He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) UK,a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and holds a BA (Business management major) degree from Moi University and an MBA (Finance) postgraduate degree from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside (Lincoln) UK.