Ms. Furaha Karba is the Head of Secretariat at the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) and she is also the Manager of External Affairs at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, positions which she has held since October 2015.

Ms. Karba has a Masters Degree in International Relations, specialization in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy from the United States International University (USIU) Africa. She is a certified Master Negotiator from the Strathmore Business School and a certified Enterprise Risk Manager from the International Risk Management. She is also a member of The Network of African Women in Conflict Prevention and Mediation (FemWise-Africa).

She has previously worked at Nestle, Inter-Management Group and General Motors.