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Mary Chege

Mary Chege

Mary Chege is the principal at EMSI & Associates with over fifteen years’ experience in both the private and public sector, advising on a broad range of transactions across Sub-Saharan Africa. In her various positions, she has acted for a cross-section of clients ranging from project sponsors, public entities and corporate clients in the energy, financial services, mining, infrastructure and ICT sectors.

She has led and participated in multi-jurisdictional teams in various corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and disposals and joint venture arrangements.  Ms. Chege has advised clients on market entry strategies as well as project development, structuring and financing. Over the years, she has also been involved in the development and drafting of various primary and subsidiary legislation both in South Africa and Kenya.

Ms Chege holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.  She is a Member of the African Leadership Network and serves on the board of the Centre for Customs & Trade Facilitation as well as the PTA Executive Committee of the Rusinga Group of Schools.