John Wachiuri joined Family Bank as the Head of Audit in 2016 from Bank of Africa where he was the Head of Internal Audit. He has over 15 years of experience gained from an expansive career spanning from Equity Bank where he worked as an Internal Auditor, a Finance Officer at Credit Bank, a lecturer in Finance, Accounting and Auditing at Strathmore University, a Senior Internal Auditor at the East African Development Bank based in Uganda and the Head of Internal Audit at the Competition Authority of Kenya. He previously served as Head of Audit at Family Bank Limited.
Wachiuri has been involved in setting up risk and compliance departments, designing internal audit departments using risk based methodology whilst offering valuable recommendations and strategic insights to Management and Boards of the organizations he has worked in especially in the improvement of internal controls, enhancing enterprise risk management and cost efficiency.
Wachiuri is a holder of a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Finance from the United States International University and a Bachelors of Education Degree (Business Studies and Economics) from Kenyatta University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya, a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and is currently pursuing the Certified Public Secretaries (CPS) designation. Besides, he is an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), and also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Wachiuri is an accredited Integrity Assurance Officer by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and is also a designated trainer of trainers in Corporate Governance by the Centre of Corporate Governance.