Stella Kilonzo

Division Manager - Financial Sector Development Department, African Development Bank (AfDB)

BCom (Hons), Catholic University of Eastern Africa; MBA in Corporate Finance, Loyola University, Chicago; CPA (USA). Diverse experience in capital markets industry and financial sector. 2000-04, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Chicago, US; 2005-07, headed the market supervisory function of CMA Kenya; 2008-10, Chairman, East African Securities Regulatory Authorities; 2008-12, Chief Executive, Capital Markets Authority, Kenya, responsible for the development and regulation of all capital markets in Kenya. Member: Vision 2030 Delivery Board; National Economic and Social Council of Kenya. Fellow: Africa Leadership Initiative East Africa; Aspen Global Leadership Network. Top 20 youngest power women in Africa (FORBES 2011). Crans Montana Forum New Leader for Tomorrow 2011. 100 most influential people in Africa (New African 2011); New Generation Leader for Africa (2012), African Leadership Network; The International Alliance for Women Award (2012).