Full Name
Wyckliffe Shamiah
Job Title
CMA (Kenya)
Speaker Bio
Mr. Wyckliffe Shamiah, is the CMA Chief Executive of Capital Markets Authority, Kenya with effect from 20 November 2020. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Shamiah served as the Acting Chief Executive from 01 January 2020. Before that, Mr. Shamiah served as the Director Market Operations at the Authority since November 2011 and has held multiple senior positions in market supervision, research, financial analysis and compliance at the Authority over a career of in excess of 23 years. During this period, Mr. Shamiah was been the nominee of the Capital Markets Authority to the Council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya for more than 11 years and a representative of the Authority to the Financial Stability Board Regional Consultative Committee for Sub-Saharan Africa. Regionally, he has played a major role in development of capital markets having contributed immensely in capacity building programmes in Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. He is the current Chair of Association of Securities Markets Regulators in East Africa (EASRA) as well as its Market Supervision and Risk Management Sub-Committee. He sits on various boards including Insurance Regulatory Authority, Retirement Benefits Authority and Vision 2030 Delivery Board. He also sits on the International Organizations of Securities Commissions(IOSCO) Board, representing Growth and Emerging Markets Committee.
Wyckliffe Shamiah