Approved by:

Diana Muriuki-Maina

Chief Executive Officer

at ICIFA

FA Diana is a principled and results-driven Chief Executive Officer with over 16 years of experience in the Investment and Finance industry. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary to the Council of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA). She most previously served as a Senior Manager, Investments at Actuarial Services (EA) Limited where she excelled in previous Investment Specialist/Consultant and Analyst assignments. During her tenure at Actuarial Services (EA) Limited she was instrumental in establishing processes and business relationships that enhanced business development. She has also served as Investment Officer and Head of Member Services at Arima Fund Limited. She has a deep understanding and knowledge of the investment industry having provided investment advisory services to numerous pension schemes in Kenya.

She is a practising member of ICIFA and also a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, UK. She holds a Master of Science in Finance and Bachelors in Economics and Statistics both from University of Nairobi and a Graduate diploma in Actuarial Science. She also holds certifications in Corporate Governance for Directors (with Distinction), Transformational Leadership, Public Speaking among others.

She is a recipient of the top 40 under 40 women award in the year 2019 by the Business Daily Africa which is an award that recognizes the most influential and progressive women in corporate Kenya. She was also commended by the ICIFA Council at the 1st Fellowship and Commendation award ceremony held in January 2021 for outstanding contribution to the growth of ICIFA and the Investment and Finance profession.