Sharon Chweya

Analyst, Investments

Sharon is an investment professional, passionate about the intersection of financial services, inclusivity, and technology, and their collective economic and social impact on individuals’ livelihoods.

Her extensive background spans across Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and Transaction Advisory, serving both the private and public sectors.

Prior to joining FSD Africa, she served as a Senior Financial Analyst at KPMG, where she led and supported Buy-side and Sell-side Financial Due Diligence, Valuations, Financial Modelling, Market Studies as well as Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) Transactions. She served clients across Sub-Saharan Africa in the Banking, Insurance, Fintech, Logistics, Manufacturing, Retail, Agriculture, and Pharmaceutical sectors, with a cumulative deal size of over USD 100 million. She also managed Financial Reporting, Quality Risk Management, and Knowledge Management within the Strategy and Deal Advisory unit at KPMG.

Sharon holds a BSc in Financial Engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and professional certification in Financial Modelling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA).

Moreover, she is also a data science enthusiast with a technical skill-set encompassing R, SQL, Advanced Excel and Power Bi.

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