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Mr Donald Wangunyu


Donald is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FourFront Management, a division of Standard Investment Bank. Having pioneered mobile/SMS trading in the country 12 years earlier, FourFront goes beyond as the first Robo-Advisor in Kenya to be recognized by the Capital Markets Authority - Kenya.
Donald is a board member of Standard Investment Bank, and the registered Money Laundering reporting office at Kenya’s Financial Reporting Center. Donald further heads the Risk and compliance functions for the investment bank.
Along with being a board member of Standard Investment bank, he is also a member of the board of the Nairobi Securities Exchange, and the current Chairman of the Technology and Trading Committee of the board.  
Donald also serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks (KASIB). Previously, he has served as the chairman of the committee overseeing the growth of long-term funding for KASIB, the Chairman of the industry committee that oversaw the removal of capital gains tax from listed market securities, and as Chairman of the Broker Back Office System (BBO) Functionality Management Committee, the system used by all stock-brokers and investment bank in Kenya.

Donald is a member of the Planning and Economic Council of the Dominican Friars of East Africa and an Advisory Board member of the East Africa Forum for Alternative Investments.  He has broad experience having served as a member of the Capital Markets Master Plan implementation group, the Central Depository and Settlement Corporate’s (CDSC) Market Operations, as well as system selection committees.

Donald holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, from Suffolk University, USA and started his career in operations at Investors Bank and Trust, USA.  He later joined PegaSystems (USA), a leader in business process automation, as a principal software engineer, leading the commercial bank cheque-processing systems team, prior to joining Standard Investment Bank.