Hazel Kuria is a consultant for the Urban Economy Finance Branch of the United Nations Human Settlements Program. Prior to joining UN-Habitat, Hazel worked as an investment research analyst for Genghis Capital Investment Bank, with a key focus on macro-economics. She has a background in quantitative/qualitative financial and economic research, financial analysis, data analysis, and database management. She holds an MSc. in Investment Management from Coventry University, UK.