Wyckliffe Shamiah has been confirmed as the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) CEO to replace Paul Muthaura.
Shamiah has been serving in an acting capacity since January 2020.
Mr Muthaura served in acting role for three and half years spanning July 2012 to end of 2015, the longest in CMA’s history. He was then confirmed as CEO on January 2, 2016 to serve for four years.
Mr Shamiah has been the director of market operations since November 2011.
Shamiah was CMA’s nominee to the Council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya for more than 10 years and a representative of the Authority to the Financial Stability Board Regional Consultative Committee for Sub-Saharan Africa.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA)(K) and holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance Option) from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Economics from Egerton University.