Annstellah Maina is a project management professional and digital finance enthusiast, boasting over 5 years of experience in the financial services sector across Africa. Prior to joining RIN, Annstellah spearheaded impactful consulting projects in Agritech, ESG, Digital Finance, and Cleantech that surpassed $600,000 USD at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Her international consulting collaborations encompass esteemed entities like GIZ, KfW, World Bank Group, African Guarantee Fund, and African Development Bank.

She is also a Founder and Former CEO of Akwaya Limited, where she pioneered innovative payment solutions. Her dynamic career features partnerships with top African financial institutions including Mastercard, Visa, MTN, Ecobank, Zemen Bank, Letshego Bank, Standard Bank, UBA, Confiança Mozambique, ABSA and Access Bank. Annstellah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nairobi and ongoing pursuit of a Master’s in Leadership in Development Finance, backed by certifications in Data Analysis, Digital Finance, and Project Management, underscoring her dedication and proficiency in the fintech and project management domains.