FSD operates with policy guidance from our programme investment committee (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. He is currently the chair of FSD's PIC.

Dave Kim

Dave Kim is a Program Officer on the Financial Services for the Poor team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He leads the team’s product innovation strategy and is also responsible for leading the team’s strategy on last-mile infrastructure and distribution.

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 as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Johnstone Oltetia

Johnstone Oltetia is Senior Financial Sector Advisor at the National Treasury of Kenya, advising on policy matters relating to capital markets, pensions, insurance, banking and other financial services. He is a certified investment and financial analyst, a member of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA), the Institute of Directors of Kenya (IOD) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Smita Sanghrajka

Smita is a Partner in KPMG’s International Development Advisory Services in East Africa.  Her main areas of experience include organisational and process development, programme design and management, grant and fund management, performance improvement and capacity building. 

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.

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.