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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. An economist and banker, Mr. Tadesse qualified at the London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc), Wits Business School (MBA) and the University of Western Ontario (BA), and trained in advanced management and strategic banking at Harvard Business School and INSEAD. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Tadesse served at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) for 10 years where he was a top executive responsibile for international finance, investments and corporate strategy. Much earlier, he served in various management and technical roles with international funds and specialized agencies of the United Nations. He has served on the boards of banks, funds and industry bodies in Africa and internationally, and has worked, trained and lived in some 10 countries in Africa, Europe and North America for over 30 years. He was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

no-picMr. Kingsley Muwowo, is the Chief Finance Officer Mr. Muwowo is the Chief Finance Officer. He joined the Bank in 2002 after having served in various capacities in finance, leasing, investments and treasury fields at operational and management levels in Zambia. Mr. Muwowo holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and MBA Finance from State University of New York. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.

no-picMr. Premchand Mungar, is the General Counsel and Director of Legal Services,Mr. Mungar is the General Counsel and Director, Legal Services Department. He has over 30 years of experience in the commercial banking, offshore banking and financial investment services.Prior to joining the Bank in 2001, he served in various senior capacities at State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) including Head of Legal and Documentation Department and Corporate Secretary. Currently he also acts as General Counsel for the Bank. Mr. Mungar holds an LLB English and French Law from University of Mauritius,Master of Finance and Financial Law from University of London and Chartered Institute of Bankers’ Diploma.

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Mrs. Joy Ntare, is the Chief Risk Officer
Ms. Ntare is the Chief Risk Officer and has been with the Bank since April 2014. She holds over 26 years of experience in accounting and finance.Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Ntare was employed by the Central Bank of Rwanda for 20 years in several capacities including Director General for Financial Stability, Director Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Institutions and Tanzania Electric Supply Company.Ms. Ntare holds Advanced Diploma in Accountancy and Master of Business Administration from Cardiff Business School, University of Wales. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR)

 

no-picMr. George Mudange, is Chief Trade Finance Officer Mr. Mudange is Senior Director Trade Finance & Chief Trade Finance Officer. He has over 13 years corporate banking and advisory experience at senior levels with specialization in 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 BSc. Economics and MBA from the University of Zimbabwe. He also holds a Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe of which he is an associate member.

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Mr. James Kabuga, is Senior Director Harare Regional Office Mr. Kabuga is the Senior Director, Harare Regional Office. He has over 20 years of development and investment banking experience, specialising in project and structured finance in the areas of credit appraisal, loan administration, budgeting and finance. Prior to joining the Bank in 1994, he worked in various senior capacities in the financial industry. Mr. Kabuga holds Bachelor of Economics from the University of Nairobi and Master of Agricultural Economics from Colorado State University.

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Mr. Kifle Hamza, is the Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration
Mr. Hamza is the Senior, Director of Human Resources and Administration Department. He has over 30 years of experience, mainly in the banking and finance Industry at senior managerial levels.  Prior to joining the Bank in 1997, Mr. Hamza worked as Director of Human Resources for CARE - International in Ethiopia. Mr. Hamza holds a BA Management and MSc Human Resources Management from the University of Manchester. He also holds Diplomas in Administrative Sciences and Banking Studies. He is a member of the Chartered Management Institute (UK) and a certified SAP Consultant.

no-picMs. Catherine Kimaryo, is the Director of the Nairobi Regional Office Ms. Kimaryo is Director, Nairobi Regional Office. She has over 15 years of experience in project and corporate finance and deal structuring. Prior to joining the Bank in 2013, she was the Senior Investment Officer at the World Bank, where she worked for 8 years. She has worked for the United Nations in Kosovo and Akiba Commercial Bank in Tanzania. Ms. Kimaryo holds Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and Master of Business Administration from Wits Business School.

no-picMr. Wycliffe Bbossa, is the Director of Portfolio Management Mr. Bbossa is the Director of Portfolio Management Department. He has worked with the Bank since 2000 in operations and has 20 years of experience in development finance, business advisory and commercial banking. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Bbossa worked with KPMG East Africa as a pre- divestiture and banking sector reforms consultant and debt recovery manager. Mr. Bbossa holds BA Economics, Post Graduate diplomas in Economics Education and Industrial Projects Appraisal and MA Economics from the University of Malawi.

 

no-picMr. Abraham Byanyma, is the Bank’s Treasurer Mr. Byanyima is Head of Treasury with effect April 2013. He 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. His expertise includes interest rate derivatives and global currency derivative products, forex trading and risk management. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Byanyima worked as Vice President of Bank of New York Mellon and Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank, New York. He holds MBA from Fordham University.

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Mr. Francis A L Namboya, is Head of Financial Management Unit
Mr. Namboya is the Head of Financial Management Unit. He has been with the Bank for over 10 years and holds over 20 years of experience as a finance specialist. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Namboya worked as financial controller, company secretary and treasurer for the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) in Tanzania, United Kingdom and Malawi. Mr. Namboya holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) and Diploma in Business Studies from the University of Malawi. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Malawi. 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.

Mr. Goodman Chakanyuka, is Head of Credit Risk Management Mr. Chakanyuka is Head of Credit Risk Management, with effect from October 2013. He has over 18 years of experience in commercial banking across Southern Africa. Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Chief Risk Officer at Ned Bank (Swaziland) for 8 years and held senior positions with Kingdom Bank and AfreximBank. Mr. Chakanyuka holds BSc. Economics and MBA from the University of Zimbabwe. He is an associate member of the Institute of Bankers (Zimbabwe) and holder of intermediate certificate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).

no-picMr. Lloyd Muposhi, is Head of Trade Finance Mr. Muposhi is the Head, Trade Finance and has been with the Bank since April 2014.  He has over 15 years of diverse experience in corporate banking with FirstRand Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank Zambia. He has prior experience with Quantum Capital and Loita Capital Partners. Mr. Muposhi holds Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Zambia.

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Ms. Mary U Kamari, is the Head of Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations
Ms. Kamari is the Head of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations and is responsible for stakeholder relations, strategic partnerships and board affairs. Prior to joining the Bank in April 2012, she was Regional Project Director with UNOPS and concurrently, Resource Mobilization and International Relations Advisor at the Development Bank of South Africa, where she served for 5 years, establishing various-donor facilities. Previously, she was Managing Director for GoodWorks International in Rwanda and a consultant to the World Bank. She started her career as an Associate at the World Bank and holds Master of Business Administration from California State University.

 

Frank Kamthunzi, Head of Projects and Infrastructure Finance Department Mr. Kamthunzi is the Head, Projects and Infrastructure Finance and has been with the Bank since 2003. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in banking and project management having worked with Investment and Development Bank of Malawi, Deloitte and Press Trust Malawi. Mr. Kamthunzi holds Master of Science in Management from Arthur D. Little Management Institute and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Economics and Statistics) from University of Malawi.

 

no-picMr. Dennis Kulubya, is the Head of Information and Technology Mr. Kulubya is the Head of Information Services Unit and has been with the Bank since 1999. He has with SAP, Oracle and Novell certifications and has over 20 years of diverse experience in commercial banking and local authorities across several countries. Mr. Kulubya holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of London and MSc Management of Information Technology from Aston University Birmingham. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and a certified SAP Consultant.

Daniel Mezgebu Mr. Mezgebu is the Head, Human Resources and Administration. Prior to joining the Bank, he was employed by dVenuts Wind Technologies as Director of Human Resources and Administration for three years. He holds over 25 years of professional experience and has worked with several organizations including Sheraton Hotel, American Embassy and Ethiopian Airlines. Mr. Mezgebu holds Master of Public Administration from University of Greenwich and Bachelor of Arts in Management and Public Administration from Addis Ababa University.

Eston Chimkono Mr. Chimkono is Principal Portfolio Management Officer and has been with the Bank since 2002. He holds 20 years of experience in business development, portfolio management and recovery, having worked for local and international development institutions in Eastern and Southern Africa. Mr. Chimkono holds Master of Economics and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Economics and Computer Science) from University of Malawi.

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