Sheila M’Mbijjewe

Deputy Governor
Central Bank of Kenya

Sheila M’Mbijjewe


Sheila M’Mbijjewe MBS, ACCA (UK) was appointed Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya with effect from 19th June, 2015. She holds a BA in Accounts and Finance and is a Chartered Accountant England and Wales.

Sheila was the first woman in Kenya to be appointed as an executive director of a publicly quoted commercial bank. She has worked in the commercial banking sector in Kenya, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Kenya, the Financial Reporting Centre of Kenya, Pricewaterhouse Kenya and Deloitte Touché Kenya. More recently Sheila became the first Kenyan woman to be appointed to the Board of a large international publically quoted company.

Sheila was a founding member of the Monetary Policy Committee in Kenya and the Crime and Anti- Money Laundering Act Advisory Committee of Kenya. She has been a director of the Capital Markets of Kenya, the Disclosure Committee of the Capital Markets in Kenya and the Information and Technology Committee of the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Old Mutual Insurance Company Kenya amongst others.

In 2008 she was awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS), a presidential medal for service to her country.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk East Africa 2019