Grace Mburu - Executive Director

Grace is the Executive Director at Flywheel Advisory and a passionate financial crime risk practitioner with over 8 years of experience in anti-money laundering, countering financing of terrorism, sanctions, forensic investigations and litigation support. Her career spans across Investment Banking, Finance and Accounting, Risk Consulting and Forensic Investigations. Her passion for fighting financial crime then led her to pursue a MSc Forensic Accounting degree from Sheffield Hallam University, UK and she qualified as a forensic accountant and thereafter joined Deloitte East Africa, Forensic division where she executed forensic investigations for local and multinational companies in multiple sectors and transitioned to financial crime risk management. 

After 4 years in Deloitte, Grace joined Standard Chartered Bank Kenya and served for 4 years as Senior Manager and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer providing oversight on AML/CFT compliance risk management before leaving to set up Flywheel Advisory.

Grace is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS).

Grace is married and when not busting crime, she engages herself in gardening and reading.