Pearl is a Kenyan national having previously completed her BSc in Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi prior to joining the Programme. She also attained the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification while studying at Strathmore University in Kenya in 2012.
Prior to coming to Cambridge, Pearl worked with KPMG East Africa for four and a half years within the Risk Consulting and Deal Advisory departments. She also worked with Equity Bank in 2008 under their Pre-University Leadership Programme.
Pearl is currently interning with Africa Capital Investments in London and looks forward to building a career in the African investment and capital markets space.
During her time on the Programme, Pearl participated in a project with London Stock Exchange Africa Advisory Group on developing local currency offshore bonds for Africa. She also helped organise the Cambridge Business in Africa Conference, Cambridge Africa Together Conference and Cambridge’s Inaugural MBA East Africa Trek.
Pearl chose the Cambridge MFin as a platform for her to gain international exposure, expand her network on an international scale and build upon her financial skills. Pearl says she found her time in Cambridge to be intellectually stimulating and looks forward to reaping the benefits of the Cantab Network.