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 January 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 of a Tier 1 Bank with regional operations, where he also served as the Head of Consolidated Supervision, overseeing risk management frameworks across the 3 bank subsidiaries of the banking group.

Nicholas is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals, and International Compliance Association, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance Major) degree from the University of Nairobi.