FSD operates with policy guidance from our Programme Investment Committe (PIC).

Anis Pringle

Anis is a UK qualified chartered accountant with over 30 year’s post-qualification experience. She has extensive experience of audits and accounting for commercial enterprises, financial institutions, parastatals, development aid and other clients in East Africa. Her main areas of expertise are fund management, accounting, audit, risk management, and pre-grant evaluations.

Richard Carter

Richard Carter is Managing Director of Mwamba Business Solutions where he focuses on supporting financial solutions for the Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. Richard has extensive experience in SME finance, venture capital, and private sector and financial services development.

John Randa

John Randa is a senior economist at the Macroeconomic and Fiscal Global Practice, where he focuses on macro fiscal work in Kenya and Somalia. Between 2008 and 2011, he took external leave from the World Bank Group to be a senior advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya.

Nzomo Mutuku

Nzomo Mutuku is the Senior Advisor, Financial Sector at the National Treasury of Kenya, advising on policy matters relating to pensions, insurance, capital markets, banking and other financial services at the National Treasury of Kenya. Previously, he was the Chief Manager for Research and Development at the Retirement Benefits Authority in Kenya.

Dennis Kwena

Dennis Kwena is a private sector development adviser at DFID Kenya leading on trade and investment, public private partnership, infrastructure and financial sector development.

Adrian Green

Adrian is Senior Private Sector Development Advisor and Section Head, Wealth and Climate Change at DFID Kenya.

Duncan Marigi

Duncan Marigi is a Programme Manager, Agriculture and Rural Development at the Embassy of Sweden Nairobi. His expertise is in agriculture sector development and is currently supporting programmes focusing on agricultural value chain development, financial graduation, rural microenterprise development, private sector collaboration, and access to finance.

Radha Upadhyaya

Dr Radha Upadhyaya is an economist with extensive research, teaching and private sector experience. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi where she teaches research philosophy and research methods (both quantitative and qualitative).

Janine Firpo

Janine Firpo is Deputy Director of Digital Financial Services at Scale at the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. Her role focuses on the development of scalable digital platforms and services to further financial inclusion for the poor.