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The Bank's management, headed by the President, is charged with the responsibility of managing the Bank's affairs on a day-to-day basis. There are departments, namely Finance, Portfolio, Project and Infrastructure, Trade, Legal and Administration and Human Resources. They are headed by departmental heads who report to the Chief Executive Officer. The Presidency is also a department on its own.

no-picMr. Admassu Tadesse, is the Bank’s 4th President and CEO, appointed in late 2011. Prior, he served for 10 years with the DBSA in South Africa, as EVP responsible for international finance and corporate strategy. Earlier, he served in various capacities in international institutions and funds, mainly in Johannesburg and NY.  He has and continues to serve on several boards. He holds an MSc from the LSE, an MBA from WBS, and trained at Harvard and INSEAD in banking, private equity and executive leadership. He is a member of the Institutes of Bankers, and Institute of Directors, South Africa, and recipient of various honors/awards; and recently named African Business Leader of the Year by the US CCA.

no-picMr. Kingsley Muwowo, is the Chief Finance Officer and has over 20 years of experience in banking and financial institutions, over a decade at PTA Bank. Previously he was with Zambia State Insurance Corporation Ltd where he served in various capacities in finance, leasing, investments and treasury fields both at operational and executive management levels. Mr. Muwowo holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree, an MBA (Finance - USA) and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), U.K and the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.

no-picMr. Premchand Mungar, is the General Counsel and Director of Legal Services, and has over 30 years of experience in commercial banking, offshore banking and financial investment. Prior to joining the Bank, he served in various senior capacities at State Bank of Mauritius, first specialising in corporate Banking and later headed the Legal Department and served as Corporate Secretary. He holds an LLB in both English and French Law and a Master’s degrees in Finance and Financial Law from the University of London.

Mrs. Joy Ntare, is the Chief Risk Officer
and has over 18 years of experience in central banking: supervision of financial institutions, financial markets operations and risk management. Prior, she was Director-General at the National Bank of Rwanda, and served on various international financial institution boards Mrs. Ntare holds an MBA degree from Cardiff Business School, Wales, (UK), and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) UK and Member of the CPA Institute of Rwanda.


no-picMr. George Mudange, is Chief Trade Finance Officer and has over 17 years corporate banking and advisory experience at senior level with distinct emphasis on structured trade and commodity finance. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked with Merchant Banks in Zimbabwe and advisory firms in South Africa and Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Economics and an MBA, both from the University of Zimbabwe.

Mr. James Kabuga, is Senior Director Harare Regional Office and also responsible for Project and Infrastructure Finance . He has worked with the Bank for 17 years, all within operations. He has over 23 years of development and investment banking experience. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked in various senior capacities with the Development Bank of Kenya. Mr. Kabuga holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi and an MSc. in Agricultural Economics from Colorado State University.


no-picMs. Catherine Kimaryo, is the Director of the Nairobi Regional Office and also responsible for equity investments. She has over 15 years of experience in project and corporate finance, deal structuring and portfolio management. Prior to joining the Bank, she was the Senior Investment Officer at the IFC, where she worked for about 10years. She also worked at the Akiba Commercial Bank in Tanzania as well as United Nations. Ms. Kimaryo holds Bachelor of Commerce with great distinction from McGill University and MBA (gold medal award) from Wits Business School.

Mr. Kifle Hamza, is the Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration
 and has over 30 years of experience, mainly in the banking and finance Industry occupying various positions mostly at senior level.  Prior to joining the Bank, he worked as Director of Human Resources for CARE - International. Mr. Hamza holds a BA in Management and MSc in Human Resources Management from the University of Manchester (UK).  He also holds Diplomas in Administrative Sciences and Banking Studies.  He is currently a Member of the Chartered Management Institute (UK).



no-picMr. Wycliffe Bbossa, is the Director of Portfolio Management and has 20 years’ experience in development finance, business advisory and commercial banking. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked with KPMG East Africa on banking reforms and restructuring. Earlier, he worked as Manager in Debt Recovery at Goldtrust Bank Uganda. Mr. Bbossa holds a BA in Economics and an MA in Economics from the University of Malawi. He also holds a post graduate diploma in Project Management and Evaluation from Maastricht School of Management.

no-picMr. Dennis Kulubya, is the Head of Information and Technology and has over 20 years of diverse experience in commercial banking and local authorities across several countries, 15 years of which have been with PTA Bank. Mr. Kulubya holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of London, an MSc in Management of Information Technology from Aston University Birmingham. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and has SAP, Oracle and Novell certifications.

no-picMr. Abraham Byanyma, is the Bank’s Treasurer and has over 15 years of diverse and progressive experience in emerging and global markets gained from working for global banks and Africa based financial institutions. He is a specialist in interest rate derivatives & global currency derivative products as well as FX trading and risk management strategies. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Byanyima worked as Vice President of Bank of New York Mellon and later as Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank, New York. He holds an MBA degree from Fordham University in the USA.

no-picMr. Lloyd Muposhi, is Head of Trade Finance and has over 15 years professional experience in commercial banking in the East and Central Africa region. He was was previously  the Chief Representative Officer of Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), covering the East Africa Region, and earlier worked for Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank, as well as specialist advisory firms. He is a specialist in structured trade and commodity finance, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Zambia and has trained in business and international trade law with Du Montfort University Leicester United Kingdom.

Ms. Mary U Kamari, is the Head of Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations
and is responsible for stakeholder, shareholder and donor relations, as well as board operations. Prior to joining the Bank, she was Regional Project Director with UNOPS, and Senior Advisor, Resource Mobilisation and International Relations at the DBSA, where she served for close to 5 years. Earlier, she was Managing Director for GoodWorks International in Rwanda, and a consultant to the World Bank. She holds an MBA from California State University.


Mr. Francis A L Namboya, is Head of Financial Management Unit
 and has over 20 years in audit, finance and treasury in various organisations, 15 years of which have been with PTA Bank. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked for the Commonwealth Development Corporation in Tanzania, the UK and Malawi. He holds a BSc (Accountancy) and a Diploma in Business Studies, both from the University of Malawi. He is Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) – UK and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Malawi.


no-picMr. Goodman Chakanyuka, is Head of Credit Risk Management and has over 18 years of experience in commercial banking across Southern Africa. Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Chief Risk Officer at Nedbank (Swaziland) for 8 years and held senior positions with Kingdom Bank and Afrexim Bank. Mr. Chakanyuka holds a BSc. in Economics and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

Frank Kamthunzi, Head of Projects and Infrastructure Finance Department joined the Bank in September 2003. He has worked in the investment banking industry for over 25 years. Before joining the Bank, he served as Projects Manager for Press Trust the holding company of Press Corporation Limited the largest conglomerate in Malawi. Frank holds a Master’s of Science in Management degree from Arthur D Little Management Institute in Boston Massachusetts, USA. He also holds a number of professional qualifications including Master’s in International Project Management, Industrial Project Preparation and Appraisal certificates.

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