Board of Directors

Directors Profiles

Thomas Kipkemei Kiyai – C.E.O

Thomas Kipkemei Kiyai joined Consolidated Bank in April 2015. He has over 20 years of banking and finance experience having joined...

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Dr. Raymond Omollo - Director

Dr. Raymond Omollo was appointed to the board of CBKL on 2nd October 2015. He is the Head of Data Centre and Statistician at DNDi ...

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Wakonyo Igeria - Company Secretary

Wakonyo Igeria was appointed as the Head of Legal Services and Company Secretary in June 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree...

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Joseph Koskey - Director

Mr. Joseph Koskey was appointed director of Consolidated Bank on 2nd October, 2015. He is the Group Chief Executive Officer Officer of Sovereign Group Limited...

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Dr. Anthony Omerikwa, Managing Trustee, NSSF

Dr. Anthony Omerikwa is the Acting CEO/Managing Trustee of the National Social Security Fund. Prior to his current position...

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Miriam Cherogony – Director

Ms. Miriam Cherogony has over 20 years local, regional and international development finance experience in Rural, Micro and...

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Papius Kirongothi Muhindi - Director

Papius Muhindi was appointed Director of Consolidated Bank on 3rd February, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting...

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Evans Gavala Vitisia - Director

Evans Vitisia was appointed Director of Consolidated Bank with effect from 3rd January, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in...

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Ambassador Charles Mbagaya Amira – Director

Ambassador Amira was appointed Director of Consolidated Bank with effect from 3rd January, 2014. He has an MBA with citation for the...

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Dr. Benson Ateng - Chairman

Dr. Ateng’ was appointed Chairman of Consolidated Bank with effect from 4th January 2014. In his academic accolades, he holds both a PhD and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Nairobi. In addition, he has a First Class Honors in a Bachelor of Education double Program in Economics and Education from the University of Nairobi.

Dr. Ateng’ worked in the World Bank for 30 years. During his career at the World Bank, he rose through the ranks to the position of Country Manager Papua New Guinea and then Country Manager Yemen, a position he held until December 2011 when he retired from the World Bank. Currently, he is a senior lecturer as well as the Chairman of the Department of Economics and Public Policy at the Technical University of Kenya, where he is also the Ag. Director of the School of Social and Development Studies. In addition, he is also a private Consultant. Dr. Ateng’ has written numerous publications that include World Bank Reports. He has won honors and awards from the University of Nairobi and World Bank. At the World Bank he won numerous Spot Awards and nominations to the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award and Good Manager Award.


Thomas Kipkemei Kiyai – Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Kipkemei Kiyai joined Consolidated Bank in April 2015. He has over 20 years of banking and finance experience having joined Consolidated Bank of Kenya from Kenya Commercial Bank, where he served as Director, Financial planning and Control.

He holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration Degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Nairobi. In addition to this, he is also an alumni of the Oxford University Management & Leadership Development Programme. Thomas Kiyai is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).


Miriam Cherogony – Director

Ms. Miriam Cherogony has over 20 years local, regional and international development finance experience in Rural, Micro and Agricultural Finance. This experience spans her work with Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya; University of Manitoba, Canada; K-Rep Development Agency, Kenya; Africa Rural Agricultural and Credit Association (AFRACA); the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and a multi-donor Initiative for smallholder finance.

She has developed knowledge products on community based financial organizations, credit guarantee schemes, lines of credit, key performance indicators and performance based contracts, and rural youth finance for IFAD. Ms. Cherogony holds a Master’s of Science degree (Agricultural Economics), and Bachelor of Science degree (Agricultural Economics) from the University of Manitoba, Canada.


Papius Kirongothi Muhindi - Director

Papius Muhindi was appointed Director of Consolidated Bank on 3rd February, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) from the University of Nairobi and Association of Certified Accountants Professional 1. In addition, he is a trained systems engineer.

Muhindi worked for 10 years with a multinational oil company as an International Auditor overseeing the operations in the East African region. Further, he worked for fifteen and a half years in the Central Bank of Kenya - Banking Supervision Department. He also worked at Equity Bank as the Head of Risk Management and Compliance till his retirement. Currently, he works at Monetary Dynamics Company Ltd as a Consultant in Banking and Finance.


Evans Gavala Vitisia - Director

Evans Vitisia was appointed Director of Consolidated Bank with effect from 3rd January, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Government from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Business Administration (Henley) through the Standard Chartered Bank distance learning program - Nairobi. He has banking experience of over 25 years.

He previously worked at ABC Bank as the Head of Retail and SME banking. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Head of Personal Banking and Head of Business Banking at CFC Stanbic Bank. In addition, he held the capacity of Head of Credit and SME Banking at Standard Chartered Bank. He is the founder and current manager of Torch Credit Consultants Ltd, a Micro Finance Institution.


Ambassador Charles Mbagaya Amira – Director

Ambassador Amira was appointed Director of Consolidated Bank with effect from 3rd January, 2014. He has an MBA with citation for the best academic performance on MBA program 7, from the University of Brunel - United Kingdom. He holds Advanced Management Certificates from the University of Nairobi and the Kenya Institute of Management; Post Graduate certificates in Communications from the University of Ohio - USA, Certificate in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution and Certificate in Directors’ Corporate Governance amongst others.

He has been a board member of the CCK, ICL, and Public Procurement Administrative Review Board. He was a Senior Consultant for the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the Organization of African Unity (OAU) on Governance, United Nations Transport and Communications Decade Programmes for Regional Integration and a Commissioner of the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK). He is currently a Senior Consultant at United Nations/International Institutions and is a member of both the Institute of Directors and the Kenya Institute of Management.


Dr. Raymond Omollo- Director

Dr. Raymond Omollo was appointed to the board of CBKL on 2nd October 2015. He is the Head of Data Centre and Statistician at DNDi Africa. Raymond is an external examiner at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and a part time lecturer in Applied Statistics at the University of Nairobi. He has worked as a consultant statistician for the WHO and a number of institutions like FAO, AMREF, Hoffman La Roche and I-TECH.

Raymond has a PhD in Applied Statistics from Maseno University and an MSc in Applied Statistics and BSc in Statistics from the University of Nairobi. He also obtained a Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Washington. Raymond is a member of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) and Young African Statisticians Association (YASA).


Wakonyo Igeria - Company Secretary

Wakonyo Igeria was appointed as the Head of Legal Services and Company Secretary in June 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of 23 years experience, a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public and a Certified Public Secretary (Kenya). Wakonyo Igeria is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.


George Omino - Alternate Director to the Permanent Secretary, National Treasury

George Omino is the Alternate Director to the Cabinet Secretary to the National Treasury. He is Deputy Director and Head of Financial Services Sector in Economic Affairs Department. Omino is originally from the Central Bank of Kenya, where he has worked since 1978, rising to the position of Assistant Director and Head of Microfinance Division in Bank Supervision Department.

George Omino has a wealth of experience in regulation and supervision of banks and other financial institutions, having been a bank examiner for over 20 years. He has also been a statutory manager of a bank. He was instrumental in the development of the Microfinance Act, 2006 and the original draft Unclaimed Financial Assets legislation in 2008. He was a member of the taskforce that has developed the Sacco Societies Act, 2008 and the regulations made thereunder.


Joseph Koskey - Director

Mr. Joseph Koskey was appointed director of Consolidated Bank on 2nd October, 2015. He is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Group Limited. Prior to his current position, he served as the Group Chief Operating Officer in the same institution. He has wealth of experience in the design and management of business operations, business development, procurement strategies and execution plan to ensure operational excellence, growth and profitability of companies. He holds an MBA (Strategic Management) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing his PHD at the University of Nairobi. Director Koskey is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K), Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K) and Certified Trainer on Corporate Governance and is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK), Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (ICPSK) and Institute of Directors of Kenya (IODK).


Dr. Anthony Omerikwa, Managing Trustee, NSSF

Dr. Anthony Omerikwa is the Acting CEO/Managing Trustee of the National Social Security Fund. Prior to his current position, he served as the Acting General Manager Operations in the same institution overseeing Information Technology, Human Resource, Administration and Procurement functions. He holds a Doctoral degree from the University of Georgia, a specialist advanced degree in labour, workforce development and education and a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Development both from Pittsburgh State University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Kenyatta University and a Diploma in data processing and management from Strathmore College. Dr. Omerikwa is an associate member of the Institute of Human Resource Management and Institute of Directors and a member of the Kenya Institute of Management. He has written a number of research papers, publications and presentations and undertaken various consultancy jobs with international and regional developments institutions.