Esther holds an MBA degree in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi. Esther was trained in Management of Rural Credit and Finance in ARMTI – Nigeria. Additionally; she has attended various management and leadership courses. She has extensive experience in handling businesses in the agriculture sector and has been instrumental in providing innovative solutions to financial intermediation in the agriculture space. Esther serves in many forums at national and continental level and has participated in many global presentations addressing the issues of agricultural finance. Prior to joining Equity Bank in 2004, Esther had worked with the Government of Kenya – Ministry of Cooperative Development & Marketing for 16 years in various positions in management of rural development projects.