Nicholas Maina Thuita

Nicholas is a seasoned banker with over 20 years of experience in all-round banking operations, credit, and enterprise risk management. He was appointed Head of Risk and Compliance in Jan 2016, setting up and growing the department into a forward-looking, holistic unit with an integrated view of risks, covering all key risk areas, including Lending, Market, Operational, Liquidity and Interest Rate Risks and other emerging risks.

Prior to joining the bank, he was an Assistant Chief Manager, Risk Management Department at the parent bank, Diamond Trust Bank (K) Ltd; while he also served as the Head of Consolidated Supervision, overseeing risk management frameworks across 3 bank subsidiaries at the tier 1 banking group with operations in the E.A region.

Nicholas has also served as a Branch Manager in DTB and has extensive experience in various banking departments.

Nicholas holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance Major) degree, Bachelor of Education (Arts) major in Economics from the University of Nairobi.

(Finance), and a Bachelor of Education (Arts Major) in Economics. He is also pursuing Msc Finance in Risk Management and an ACCA course.