Mary WANGARI WAMAE
Mrs. Wamae holds a Master’s degree in Leading Innovation and Change from York St. John University, UK, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She is a Certified Public Secretary (Kenya) and member of The Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK), Law Society of Kenya (LSK), the Kenya Section of International Commission of Jurists and Women Corporate Directors (WCD).
She is a graduate of Advanced Management Program (Strathmore – IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain) and Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Gender and Development and has over 14 years private legal practice experience. She joined Equity Group a publicly listed non-operating holding company in 2004 as Company Secretary and Secretary to the board and thereafter was appointed Director of Strategy in 2007. She served in this capacity until 2017 when she was appointed as the Group Executive Director responsible for subsidiary oversight. Currently the group has 7 banking subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, DR Congo, Ethiopia, in addition to Insurance, Investment Bank and Fintech subsidiaries.