Meet the Team

Kabaki Wamwea
Chief Executive Officer

Financial Advisory Lead and Development Consultancy

Mr. Kabaki was the Executive Director of Dyer and Blair Investment Bank Ltd, the leading Investment Bank in the Region, till April 2011. Kabaki has worked in the Capital Markets performing various roles for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in Bond Trading as Head of Fixed Income at Dyer and Blair and later on, Head of Investment Banking managing major capital market transactions/projects successfully and has developed substantial experience and network over the years. He has successfully Lead major Capital Markets transactions across East Africa and has developed an excellent track record.

He has a wealth of knowledge in Corporate Finance Advisory, Real Estate, Fixed Income and Private Equity sales. Mr. Kabaki has a B.A. Economics degree from Panjab University, India and an MBA from University of Buckingham, U.K. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Private Wealth Ltd, a Financial Advisory and Investment Management firm.

Other Directorships

  • County Home Developers Ltd - an emerging Real Estate Development firm.
  • Dyer and Blair Investment Bank Ltd - a leading regional Investment Bank.
Martin Mbugua
Executive Director

Mr. Mbugua was General Manager, Fixed Income of Dyer and Blair Investment Bank for over 13 years, up to June 2010. He was in charge of Fixed Income Sales and Trading. He has extensive experience as a key player in the Capital Markets has played key role in major capital market transactions and in the transformation of our local bond Market. He has extensive experience has been involved in managing large proprietary bond trading portfolios for clients, as well as leading the Fixed Income Team at Dyer and Blair.

He was a member of the Central Bank Market Leader’s Forum, an advisory Committee on the Bond Market. Mr. Mbugua has a B.A. Business and Economics from Kenyatta University and MBA from University of Nairobi. He is currently the Executive Director of Private Wealth Ltd in-charge of Real Estate and Fixed Income.

Other Directorships

  • County Home Developers Ltd - an emerging Real Estate Development firm.
Martin Muya
Finance Manager

Mr. Martin Muya is a well seasoned professional, with over 9 years of accounting experience, gained from working for companies in diverse sectors of the economy where he held various positions. He has an audit background, having previously worked for a firm of CPAs. Muya holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University (UK). He’s also an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), having completed the examinations. Mr. Muya is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), having sat and passed the required local law and tax papers, and is a member of ICPAK.

James Muthengia
Property Analyst

Mr. James Muthengia is a Practicing Estate Agent (Estate Agent Act Cap. 533) with over 12 years experience as a real estate professional in Kenya. He previously worked as a Property Manager with the property valuation and management division of Gimco Limited where he was also involved in residential and commercial property leasing and sales. Apart from Estate Agency and property management, he is involved in Tenant Representation which includes acquisition of property on behalf of the tenant and lease negotiation. Working closely with the Directors’ office to ensure top class delivery of service to both our local and international clients. He is an experienced negotiator in all types of property transactions and well versed in land laws. Mr. Muthengia holds a diploma in Estate Agency and Property Management from University of Nairobi and currently pursuing B.A in Project Planning and Management.

Mary Tharao
Office Administrator

Ms. Mary Njeri Tharao is in-charge of the Office Administration and Customer Service. She has the responsibility of overseeing the daily administrative operations of the office and providing valuable support to the Team. Mary has also been working closely with directors on product development of various company products to be launched in the near future, co-ordinating with suppliers, service providers, partners and ensuring timely delivery of service to our clients.
Ms. Mary Njeri Tharao is a graduate of Kenya Institute of Management with a Higher Diploma in Marketing Management.