Mrs. Hellen Chepchumba Chepkwony is an astute professional with a demonstrable progressive track record in strategic leadership and management, spanning over twenty years. She is a distinguished economist and risk management professional with extensive exposure in both the public and private sectors.
Mrs. Chepkwony’s illustrious career has seen the University of Nairobi alumna gain tacit knowledge, which has been instrumental in the creation and management of highly productive teams.
She has thus achieved remarkable successes in her transformative agenda, striking a balance between cost reduction, efficiency and high productivity through the savvy implementation of process improvements.
As a passionate, and service-oriented thought leader, Mrs. Chepkwony has proven ability to direct and enhance operations across dynamic environments, combining exceptional skills with a proactive work ethic and commitment to achieve organizational success.
Mrs. Chepkwony has been instrumental in sector engagements, taking a lead role in the formulation of requisite financial policies through extensive research, immensely contributing to the entrenchment of Kenya’s economic blue-print and engagement in regional trade, fostering financial stability and more fundamentally, the overall economic agenda of the country.
Specific highlights include her contribution to the Financial Sector Assessment Program with the International Monetary Fund, formulation of key frameworks that saw among others, KDIC’s transition into a fully-fledged State Corporation and deposit insurer, resolution of problem banks as well as the upward review of the Corporation’s coverage limit of Ksh. 500,000.
Having begun her career at the then Ministry of Finance, now The National Treasury and Economic Planning, Mrs. Chepkwony has served in various capacities including her latest posting at the Central Bank of Kenya, prior to her appointment as KDIC’s acting Chief Executive Officer.
She holds M.A and B.A degrees in Economics, both from the University of Nairobi and is a member of the Institute of Risk Management.
Eunice Kitche-Oduor (Mrs) is a legal practitioner with 19 years hands on experience and exposure in legal practice, leadership and management. She has worked for 4 years in active litigation and conveyancing and 12 years as a Company Secretary and Head of Legal department in various state corporations. She has served under different sectors within the government, boards and CEO’s and in the process accumulated a unique appreciation of government thinking and direction in the Boards of State Corporations.
Eunice holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB), from the University of Nairobi, a diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and a Masters of Business Administration in Strategic Management from Maseno University. She is also an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Certified Public Secretary CPS (K).
Mr. Paul Manga is a Finance and Risk professional with 15 years experience in the banking industry having worked with both local and international banks. He has worked with Standard Chartered bank in Finance & Accounts, Treasury Operations and Market Risk functions for 7 years. In KCB he worked as a Senior Market Risk Analyst and Regional Business Manager (EA) – Group Treasury for a period of 8 years.
Paul holds a first degree of BSc in Agric Engineering; MBA (Finance Option); Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management; Certified Investment and Finance Analyst- CIFA (K); ACI Dealing and ACI Operation for Treasury. He is a Professional Member of the Institute of Certified Investment and Finance Analyst (ICIFA).
David is an accomplished executive and initiative-driven thought leader with a proven acumen and track record in both public and private sectors.
David’s illustrious career spanning over 15 years, has seen him leave an imprint in the Banking Sector. As a practitioner and regulator, David excelled ineffective human capital management, driving organizational performance while implementing best practices for the benefit of stakeholders. In addition, David is an experienced professional in strategy development and implementation, people management, relationship management, and business growth and development.
Before joining the Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation as the General Manager in charge of the Directorate of Resolution, David, held various management positions in several commercial banks in Kenya. These include Co-operative Bank, Housing Finance, Consolidated Bank of Kenya, Equity Bank (K) Ltd, and Key Micro Finance Bank Ltd where he was the Chief Executive Officer.
At KDIC, David oversees the Liquidation of the 18 financial institutions/ banks as well as operations of subsidiaries of failed banks aimed at generating optimal returns for depositors and creditors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance, Masters of Science Degree in Finance & Investments, CPA (K), and is a certified PRINCE 11 Practitioner. He is also an associate at Toronto Training Centre (Canada) on Banks Resolution and Financial sector crisis management. Further, David has attended several local and international courses on leadership and Bank resolution including; Financial Sector Crisis management and risk simulation management (Toronto Training Centre – Canada); Banks resolution and risk management (Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation), and Senior Leadership Development Programme (Kenya School of Government).
He is a member of the Technical Committee of the East African Community, Financial Sector Crisis Management committee on Convergence Criteria, and Financial Integration of the East African community. Other members include the Country’s Steering Committee on Development of a Macro-Prudential policy and Crisis Management Framework for the Financial Sector under the National Treasury and Economic Planning as well as the
Governing Council of Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya
Mary Kiragu is a credible and distinguished professional with over 15 years of experience in Internal Auditing, Compliance, and Risk Management drawn from both public and private sectors.
She has been instrumental in establishing and operationalizing Enterprise risk management and Compliance functions in various organizations as well as the implementation of risk-based audits. Mary’s foresight and dedicated approach to issues, remain the hallmark of a progressive career, that has seen her initiate and strengthen internal controls, immensely contributing to the operations of organizations she has worked with.
As the Head of Internal Audit, her current designation at the Corporation, Mary is tasked with the provision of independent and objective assurance to the Board and Management, on the effectiveness of internal controls, governance and risk management processes. Additionally, she provides advisory services, geared towards adding value and improving risk management framework.
Mary holds an MBA in Finance from Daystar University and a Bachelor of Education degree (Accounting and Economics) from the University of Nairobi. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Certified Risk Analyst.
She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).