Sarah Ombija holds an LL.B from the University of Nairobi, a diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law and and an LL.M from University College London. She has extensive experience in financial regulation. Much of this was gained working in various responsibilities for the Legal and Compliance section of a multinational banking corporation; balancing business imperatives and the implications of legal regimes extending from the US and the UK to multiple African jurisdictions.
She also has significant experience working in research and consulting. This experience was gained working on various projects contemplating the assumptions of regulatory and policy frameworks; and the public choices they sought to shape. This work, across diverse sectors saw her employed as a Consultant and Senior Associate with the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics.
Sarah is currently an adjunct lecturer at Strathmore Law School. Her areas of research and interest include: Financial Services Law, Regulation, International Trade, Law and Economics and Energy Law.