Mugambi Maingi’s skill as an astute lawyer spans a decade of solid practice in the Financial Services sector, with robust legal experience as in-house counsel. His expertise is in the areas of Pension Laws and Insurance Law. He has spent more than seven years providing legal support — both in compliance and product development — to the short- and long-term insurance and fund management (private wealth and corporate clients including pension and collective investment schemes) businesses.
He has undertaken several complex financial and commercial transactions, both as team leader and member. These transactions include M&A, corporate restructurings and re-organisations, debt and equity capital raising, securitisations, retirement benefits and scheme administration, scheme conversions, employee relations and benefits management, general corporate commercial law, and capital markets. He has also served as a Compliance Manager, gaining valuable experience in the financial services sector compliance universe in East Africa, including compliance with the Unclaimed Financial Assets regime. Maingi was a Trustee of UAP Staff Pension (Defined Contribution) scheme, where he oversaw assets and investments worth over KES 1 billion, and was a member of the UAP Old Mutual Foundation Management Committee.
Maingi is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL. B) from Moi University and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He is also a Graduate of the prestigious Strathmore Business School Aspire Leadership Training program, tailored to equip the modern manager with the wherewithal for leadership in today’s dynamic environment.