Board of Directors

  • Dr. Wilfred D Kiboro

    EBS, Chairman of the Board

    Committees: Board Credit Committee; Board Human Resource Committee; Board Strategy Committee

    Dr. Kiboro holds a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) from the University of Nairobi. He began his engineering career with Shell and Esso rising through the ranks to head the Sales and Marketing functions. He was later appointed  the Managing Director of Rank Xerox. He is the immediate former Chief Executive Officer of the Nation Media Group where he still serves as the Chairman.

    Mr. Kiboro is also a member of the Board of Air Uganda Limited. He is the Chancellor of Riara University  and a Trustee of the Rhino Ark, a charitable trust founded in 1988 to support conservation in Kenya.

    He has received various accolades including being a Member of International Who’s Who of Professionals. He is a past Chairman of several organisations including the Media Owners Association, the East African Business Council, the International Press Institute Board, the Federation of Kenyan Employers, and the Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya.  He has also served on the Boards of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, and the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA).

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  • Mr. Titus K. Muya

    Board Member

    Committees: Board Credit Committee; Board Human Resource Committee; Board Strategy Committee

    TK Muya founded Family Bank in 1984 and served as the institution’s Chief Executive Officer from 1984 to June 2006 after which he chaired the Bank until December 2012.  He is one of Kenya’s leading visionary entrepreneurs associated with various companies including Kenya Orient Insurance Limited, Daykio Plantations Limited and Alpha Africa Asset Managers Limited on whose Boards he sits or is represented in different capacities.

    In recognition of his entrepreneurship and, more specifically, his contribution to the banking industry, TK was awarded the national accolade, Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear, in December 2011.

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  • Mr. Lerionka S. Tiampati

    Non Executive Director

    Mr. Tiampati is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd. Before taking his current role, he was the Chief Executive of the Kenya Tea Packers (KETEPA). He also worked as the Head of Marketing at the Standard Chartered Bank, Marketing Development Manager at Magadi Soda Company and Head of Marketing at the Agricultural Development Corporation. He sits on the board of the East Africa Tea Trade Association, The Standard Newspapers Group and KTDA subsidiary companies.

    Mr. Tiampati holds a postgraduate degree (MSc.) in Marketing and Product Management from the Cranfield Institute of Technology (Cranfield University) in the United Kingdom, a diploma of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (DIPM) from the United Kingdom and undergraduate degree in Business Administration (B.Com) from the University of Nairobi.

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  • Dr. David Thuku

    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

    A career banker with over 25 years of experience, David has literally earned his stripes. Starting off as a management trainee at Standard Chartered in 1990 and navigating through senior management roles in marketing, investment management, project management, product and sales innovation, risk management, branch management, training & competency development and business re-engineering. His last role at Barclays Bank included serving as the Head of Secured Lending, Head of Business Banking and Retail Director at Barclays Bank Seychelles.

    He joined Family Bank in January 2013, taking on the role of Director, Retail Banking. He is credited with introducing and refining structures that championed the bank’s drive towards customer centric initiatives. David, who has just completed his Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Liverpool, UK, believes that the foundational business relationships and knowledge that Family Bank has built over the years, with its customers provides the bank with the social license to operate and a pragmatic framework for a growth that is fueled by customer centrism. He cites integrity, accountability and fidelity to structures and systems as critical enablers for sustained success of the bank.

    Before embarking on a career in Banking, David trained as a teacher at Kenyatta University where he earned his first degree, Bachelor of Education, B.Ed (Sciences). He credits his early training for his fervent belief in mentorship and coaching. He constantly challenges people to dream beyond their own imagination as he believes anything is possible with focus, purposefulness and resilience. David also holds an MBA (Finance) from the University of Nairobi, Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore and a Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching (UK).

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  • Ms. Rebecca Mbithi

    Company Secretary and Director Legal Services

    Rebecca was appointed Company Secretary & Head of Legal in January 2015.

    She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Masters in Business Administration from United States International University. She is a Certified Public Secretary and a Certified Public Accountant.
    Rebecca has over fourteen years’ experience in legal and Company Secretarial practice both as an advocate and also at top management level in two large organizations. She served as Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs in Kenya Tea Development Agency Ltd for four years before joining Rift Valley Railways as the Company Secretary and Legal Counsel for five years. She has vast experience in corporate governance and has served in the Corporate Governance and Standards Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries Kenya.

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  • Mr. Brian Muyah Kiondo (Julius)

    Alternate to Titus K. Muya

    Committees: Board Credit Committee; Board Human Resource Committee; Board Strategy Committee

    Julius holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Syracuse University, New York, and is a seasoned marketer with over 15 years’ experience in both the United States and in Kenya. He has extensive knowledge in business development, service delivery management, product development, strategy implementation and staff training, development and motivation. Julius headed the sales and marketing department during the conversion of Family Finance Building Society into a commercial bank during which time he spearheaded the development of new products and services.

    He is also Chairman of Kenya Orient Insurance Limited and Daykio Plantations Group, a real estate company, and is the founder Director of Ingenious Concepts – an outdoor advertising and marketing firm in Kenya.

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  • Dr. Ruth Waweru

    Chair, Board Risk Management Commitee

    Committees: Board Audit Committee; Board Risk Management Committee; Board Strategy Committee (Chair)

    DR Ruth Waweru holds a Bachelor of Education from Kenyatta University, an MBA from University of Nairobi and a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.

    She is a professional consultant in various facets such as: strategy formulation, organizational development, human resource management and research. Ruth has provided consultancy services to Corporations, Private sector, national governments and bilateral organizations including the World Bank and the European Union. She has provided services in many African countries such as South Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and the Republic of South Sudan. Ruth’s experience has seen her transition from managerial roles at the Kenya Institute of Management to heading Liaison Consulting Limited where she is the Chief Executive Officer.

    She serves in the boards of: OIKOCREDIT, Partners Worldwide, Kenya Orient Life Assurance LTD and All Africa Conference of Churches and is founder Director of Brookhurst International school.

     

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  • Arch. Francis Gitau Mungai

    Director

    Arch. Francis Gĩtaũ Mũngai holds a Masters Degree in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Bachelor of Architecture degree, First Class Honors from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Fellow of the Architectural Association of Kenya (FAAK) and is registered by the Board of Registration of Architects & Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) in Kenya. He is the founding Partner of Aaki Consultants, Architects and Urban Designer and has worked as an Architect with prominent firms like Triad Architects in Nairobi, and Urban Innovation Group (UIG) in Los Angeles. He has a vast experience spanning over 30 years with an excellent leadership skills having been a Chairman of various bodies such as the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) where he was Director and Chairman of Building and Infrastructure Board.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of National Housing Corporation (NHC) where he serves as the Chairman of the Technical Committee. He is also a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Architecture and Building Sciences Department where he focus on both Architectural and Urban Design Studios, as well as Professional Practice and Management.

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  • Mr. Lazarus Muema

    Director

    Lazarus is a pensions expert spanning 30 years – most of which was in different capacities and countries at Shell International rising to being the Pensions Investment and Policy Advisor for Africa by the time he left in 2011. He is a Consultant with Penplan Services Limited, a Pensions Consultancy firm founded in 2011. His expertise is in designing end of Service Benefit Schemes, negotiating end of service packages and formulating Investment Strategies for Pension Schemes.

    Lazarus holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK). He is a board member in various companies including Kenya Orient Insurance Company and East African Gasoil Company. He is also a former Chairman of the Association of Retirement Benefits Schemes of Kenya, Bright Computers Limited and Nanga Investments Ltd.

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