Mr. Shamiah is the Acting Chief Executive of the Capital Markets Authority.
Mr. Shamiah holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Mathematics from Egerton University and a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Nairobi. He has worked at the Capital Markets Authority for over 22 years in various capacities.
Mr. Shamiah is an alumnus of the US International Visitors Program and an Associate of Toronto Leadership Centre. He has also been the Chairperson of TC 68 (Financial Services Technical Committee) of Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). He was awarded a certificate of completion for the SMREA Program, March 2018, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education.
He is the Chairman of the Market Supervision and Risk Management sub-committee of the East African Securities Regulators Forum (EASRA). He also sits on the Financial Stability Board Regional Group of Sub-Sahara representing Kenya and the capital markets.
Mr. Shamiah is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. He is a Director in the Board of the Insurance Regulatory Authority as well as the Vision 2030 Delivery Board.