Executive Management Committee

Herman Kasekende

Name: Herman Kasekende

Job Title: Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Year Joined the Bank: 1998

Work Experience:

  • CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Uganda
  • Head of Consumer Banking
  • General Manager - SME Banking
  • General Manager - Shared Distribution
  • Regional Head of SME Products and Solutions


  • Swimming, jogging and volunteering.

Venus Hampinda

Name: Venus Hampinda

Job Title: Acting Chief Financial Officer

Year Joined the Bank: 2015

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial and management accounting, taxation, balance sheet, capital structure management, regulatory reporting
  • Provides insight and understanding on the financial performance of the Bank
  • Responsible for the administrative operations of the bank, including real estate, security (CRES) and supply chain management
  • Leads on the strategic commercial decision making process

Work Experience:

  • Director, Finance and Corporate Planning (Zambia National Building Society)
  • Director, Risk and Internal Audit (Zambia National Building Society)
  • Senior Relationship Manager - Corporate Banking (Zambia National Commercial Bank))
  • Audit Manager – PricewaterhouseCoopers (Zambia and the UK)


  • Cooking, gardening, listening to music, interior decorating and wedding planning

Kabwe Mwaba

Name: Kabwe Mwaba

Job Title: Head of Financial Markets

Year Joined the Bank: 2009

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and delivering Financial Markets (FM) strategic plan.
  • Works with product partners within FM to identify, develop and roll-out products capabilities to clients.
  • Overview of country Financial Markets dealing activities to ensure market risks are within agreed Global parameters.

Work Experience:

  • Head, Asset & Liability Management, Southern Africa (Lusaka)
  • Head, Asset & Liability Management, East Africa (Nairobi)
  • Head of ALM (Zambia)


  • Soccer and travelling.

Ruth Chanda Simuyemba

Name: Ruth Chanda Simuyemba

Job Title: Head of Human Resources

Year Joined the Bank: 2008

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for human resources policies and procedures in Zambia.
  • Ensures that all staff-related policies, procedures and practices comply with local regulatory requirements, reflect best practices and meet Group standards.
  • To provide a comprehensive people management strategic partnership for each business function.

Work Experience:

  • HRRM – Consumer Banking
  • Human Resources Manager - United Nations Development Programme


  • Reading and listening to music.

Musonda Musakanya

Name: Musonda Musakanya

Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Year Joined the Bank: 2012

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall Bank operational strategy and service to customers and departments.
  • Is the local technology and operations business partner to enable the achievement of business priorities and initiatives.

Work Experience:

  • Head of Operations & Technology and General Manager, Operation - Citibank Zambia Limited
  • Cash Product Head - Citibank Zambia Limited


  • Listening to music, travelling and watching movies.

Tracey Gains

Name: Tracey Gains

Job Title: Chief Risk Officer / SCO Southern Africa

Year Joined the Bank: 1979

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the overall risk management framework.
  • Ensures that the quality of the corporate credit portfolio of Corporate, Institutional and Commercial is maintained within acceptable parameters.

Work Experience:

  • Corporate Banking Relationship Manager - SCB.
  • Head of Audit, SCB India
  • SCO & Head of GSAM, SCB Sri Lanka, Dubai and Ghana.
  • Regional Head of Audit, Governance for Asia SCB Hong Kong.


  • Watching sports, travel.

Sonny Zulu

Name: Sonny Zulu

Job Title: Head of Retail Clients

Year Joined the Bank: 2003

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership to the Zambia Retail Clients business.
  • Responsible for delivering superior financial performance, people development, franchise development and customer management in the Retail Clients segment.

Work Experience:

  • General Manager, Distribution - Southern Africa
  • Head of Corporate Affairs - Standard Chartered Zambia


  • Travelling, astronomy and space science.

Christine Matambo

Name: Christine Matambo

Job Title: Head, Corporate Affairs

Year Joined the Bank: 2013

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Bank’s internal and external communications and government relationships
  • Raising the Bank’s profile using business initiatives, sustainability agenda and thought leadership
  • Issues management to mitigate negative issues that may affect the reputation of the Bank

Work Experience:

  • A member of the Policy team in the office of the Mayor of London, Mayor Boris Johnson
  • Worked in the office of the Country Director UNDP Lusaka


  • Animal welfare and Women’s issues

Emmanuel Matombo Banda

Name: Emmanuel Matombo Banda

Job Title: Head of International Corporates

Year Joined the Bank: 2005

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and delivering International Corporates (IC) strategic plans in Zambia.
  • Works with product partners in Financial Markets, Transaction Banking and Corporate Finance to identify, develop and roll-out solutions that meet clients’ needs in the IC space in Zambia.
  • Works with the Country CEO and Executive Management team to drive the Bank’s franchise in Zambia.

Work Experience:

  • Head, Origination and Client Coverage - Copperbelt Region (Zambia)
  • Head, Global Corporates (Zambia)
  • Head, Commercial Banking (Kenya and East Africa)
  • Head, International Corporates (Zambia)


  • Soccer, reading and travelling.

Farida Mukasa Kasujja

Name: Farida Mukasa Kasujja

Job Title: Head of Financial Institutions

Year Joined the Bank: 1998

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing the Corporate and Institutional Banking strategy for the Financial institutions business in Zambia.
  • Works with relationship managers and product partners to ensure growth and retention of client relationships in the following sub-segments: Development Organisations, Investors and Intermediaries, and Banks that have either a local or global presence, through leveraging the global network reach and products suite.
  • Responsible for the overall credit and operational risks within the segment.

Work Experience:

  • Head, Transaction Banking (Uganda )
  • Head, Financial Institutions and Development Organisations (Uganda )


  • Travelling , watching movies and reading

Married with 3 lovely children

-	Augustine Hamwela

Name: Augustine Hamwela

Job Title: Head of Legal – Zambia and Southern Africa

Year Joined the Bank: 2011

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing legal risk for Standard Chartered Bank Zambia with management oversight for Southern Africa.
  • Principal legal advisor for the Bank

Work Experience:

  • Head, Retail Clients Legal and Compliance (Zambia)
  • Senior Legal and Compliance Counsel for Africa (South Africa)
  • Private Practitioner (Zambia)


  • Soccer and music.

Fanwell Phiri

Name: Fanwell Phiri

Job Title: Head of Audit, Zambia

Year Joined the Bank: 1999

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and delivering the country audit plan.
  • Providing assurance as to the adequacy of controls to the Local Board Audit Committee.
  • Leading and developing the country audit team.

Work Experience:

  • Area Head of Group Special Assets Management (Southern Africa
  • Head of Group Special Assets Management (Zamba)
  • Credit Analyst, Agribusiness (Zambia)


  • Playing squash and advocacy for internal audit practice development

Peter Zulu

Name: Peter Zulu

Job Title: Head of Compliance

Year Joined the Bank: 2001

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the Bank’s regulatory relationships.
  • Ensures the Bank adheres to regulatory requirements and expectations in Zambia
  • Effective management of Financial Crime Risk through the deployment of Group policies and procedures

Work Experience:

  • Ministry of Lands (Zambia)
  • Government/United Nations Development Programme Feeder Roads Project (Zambia)
  • Memberships - Institute of Directors (Zambia Chapter), Certified Compliance Professionals (CCP)


  • Travel, wildlife safaris and motor sports.


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