The Bank's management comprises of highly skilled and experienced personnel. The Bank has continued with aggressive capacity building through staff training and development programmes.
The first critical success factor of the bank is about an organization culture that values people, enhances performance and supports the business.
This is grounded on seven core values namely Professionalism, Integrity, Creativity, Teamwork, Unity of Purpose, Respect and Dignity for Customers and Effective Corporate Governance. A lot of emphasis is laid on developing leadership capabilities at all levels of the organization by sponsorships to some of the worlds leading programmes.
These include Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, Strathmore Business School, Bolder Microfinance Leadership Programme and Ireland Development Institute among others.
The leadership team of the Bank consists of the following persons:-
Samuel holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from Moi University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Statistics from Egerton University.
He is a graduate of Advanced Management Programme (Strathmore IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain). Since joining Equity Bank in 2001, Samuel has gained vast experience in operations, marketing and customer service. Samuel was previously the Chief Operations Officer in Equity Bank South Sudan and most recently the Managing Director, Equity Bank Rwanda.
Anthony holds an MBA in Oil and Gas from Middlesex University, London and a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics and Applied Economics from Makerere University, Uganda. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Certificate (FCCA).
He has most recently completed an Advanced Management Program that makes him an alumni of Strathmore, Lagos and IESE (Spain) Business Schools.
He has over 12 years banking experience and has previously worked with Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) as the Head of Global Corporates and Barclays Bank Uganda Limited as Head of Business Banking. He joined Equity Bank in 2014 and was previously the Group Executive Director for Regional Subsidiaries.
Jimmy holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) and currently pursuing a Master’s in Science Degree – Finance Program. He has over 13 years’ experience in banking in the fields of Credit Growth and Credit Risk Management. Prior to re-joining Equity Bank Uganda Ltd, Jimmy was working at Equity Bank Kenya Ltd as Head of Retail Credit. Further, for the period November 2010 to August 2014, Jimmy worked with EBUL as Head of Credit Risk.
Edward holds a Master of Laws Degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from University College London, University of London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre - Uganda and a Bachelor of Law Degree with Honors from Makerere University. He is an Advocate of the Courts of Judicature of Uganda and all subordinate Courts with vast experience in commercial law and litigation. He is a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East African Law Society. He joined Equity Bank in 2012.
Sarah holds a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Amity University, India; a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics (Statistics Option) from Makerere University Kampala, Uganda; a Certification in Banking Risk & Regulations with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and a Certification in the Senior Management Leadership Development Program from Strathmore Business School. Sarah joined Equity Bank Uganda Limited from Standard Chartered Bank where she had worked for 5 years. She joined the Bank in June 2012.
Kenneth holds a Master’s in Science Degree in Accounting and Finance as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Makerere University. He is a graduate of Advanced Management Programme (Strathmore IESE Business School, Lagos). He is also an affiliate member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) – UK. Kenneth has attended several Risk Management courses and trainings in Uganda, Kenya, and Morocco. He has vast experience in enterprise risk management and has financial services risk management experience spanning nine years.
Kezia is a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration specializing in Finance from Edinburgh Business School. Kezia has attended several Financial Management, Analysis and Leadership trainings including a Senior Management Development Program by Strathmore Business School. She is now in charge of the whole finance portfolio. Kezia joined the Bank in November 2014 as a financial accountant from PricewaterhouseCoopers where she had worked as a Senior Associate in Uganda and Rwanda.
Juliet holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Human Resource Management.
She has over 10 years’ experience as a Human Resource Practitioner in the banking and telecommunication industry and has previously worked with Centenary Bank, Airtel Uganda and Airtel Africa (Nairobi). She joined Equity Bank in 2019.
Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University (UK) and Professional Qualification with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is an active member of the Institute of the Internal Auditors (Uganda charter). He is pursuing a Master of Arts in Financial Services at Makerere University and Leadership Development Program at Strathmore Business School. He is an accountant with 15 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, External and Internal Audit. His Banking career started at Equity Bank in 2009 as an Internal Auditor.