Corporate Finance Analyst

Rina Hicks is a Corporate Finance Analyst and the Operations Director at Faida Investment Bank. She holds an MBA degree from Strathmore Business School, a Bachelor of Business Degree majoring in Finance and Marketing from Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia and sat for CFA ® Level II in 2007. She is a Certified Investment and Financial Analyst by ICIFA (Established under the Investment and Financial Analysts Act – 2015) and has been involved in many corporate advisory projects.

She has served as a Board Member of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund in Kenya
(2006-2009).

She also served as a Board Member of Enablis East Africa, a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs in the developing world through its member-driven network, called Enablis Entrepreneurial Network to nurture and provide mentorship, training and networking opportunities to entrepreneurs.

Rina is also a Finance Coach, working with individuals, groups and corporates. She is a prolific writer, and is the author of the book Money-Wise: Create, Grow & Preserve Wealth (2016). In her view, many professionals struggle with managing their finances and is therefore on a mission to demystify investing, saving and financial planning. Her desire is to propel Africans to greater heights in the management of their finances, creating nations of financially secure families. Rina is married with three children.