Green Finance and sustainable development

Nuru is the Director of Public Affairs at Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) & lead on Sustainable Finance. She designed and convened the Kenya Green Bond Program, which established a green bond market in the country and facilitated the first certified green bond in East and Central Africa that was issued by Acorn Holdings.
She has helped shape Kenya’s banking industry and spearheaded strategic initiatives aimed at reinforcing the industry’s role of being a core driver of Kenya’s sustainable economic development.
Nuru serves on the National Treasury Taskforce on SME Finance that is working to establish the country’s first national SME Credit Guarantee Fund. Having designed the industry’s Inuka SME Capacity Building Program which has supported more than 3 thousand entrepreneurs.

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