Possesses 15+ years experience in banking and finance, financial markets, investment, and research. Serves in several boards, holds the position of Chief Operating Officer - Business Acquisitions & Development at LOLC Holdings PLC. Qualified Engineer, Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Management Accountant (awarded by CIMA).
Possesses 28+ years’ experience in Banking & Finance including the specialization in Microfinance and MSME Lending. Serves in several boards (including the operations in Pakistan, Indonesia, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, etc). Holds a Master in Business Administration Qualification, Chartered Marketer (awarded by CM) and holds number of qualifications and certifications in Microfinance and MSME Credit including extensive foreign trainings.
Counts 18+ years’ experience in Banking & Finance, Financial Management, Business Analysis, Research, and Investments. Serves in several boards (including the operations in Philippines, Myanmar, etc.). A Chartered Management Accountant (awarded by CIMA). Holds a Bachelors Degree specializing in Statistics.
Qualified industry professional, Chartered Accountant possessing over 45 years’ work experience in East Africa. Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer at LOLC Zambia Finance Ltd, holds the directorships in FINA Trust Microfinance Bank (Nigeria), Tujjenge Microfinance (Kenya) and Express Credit Malawi Limited (Malawi). Previous employments include C-Suite positions including MD/ CEO positions at renown banks and financial institutes.
Highly qualified professional (holding both international and Kenyan qualifications) with 32+ years of industry experience, a Chartered Accountant (CPA, FCCA) and Risk Professional. Currently works as Chief Executive Officer at Higher Education Loans Board and has held high positions at Central Bank of Kenya, KCB Group, Co-operative Bank and Deposit Protection Fund Board. Serves in number of boards covering Financial sector, Educational sector, Professional Bodies and Social Missions.
Possesses 16+ years experience in Portfolio Management, Private Equity and Real Estate Investments. Works as the Chief Executive Officer of Fusion Capital Ltd, Kenya for 5+ years, and serves in various boards. Holds a Master in Business Administration Qualification (in Finance) and a Bachelor’s Degree awarded by Daystar university.
Margaret has a Masters degree from Strathmore University and a Bachelor of Commerce (1st class Hons) from University of Nairobi. Her specialization in Entreprenuership and Corporate innovation, Governance and Human capital perfomance management. She is a certified Women in Business advisor by Goldman Sachs (USA) and a certified trainer of trainers (TOT) by Achieve Global -South Africa. She is also a practicing entrepreneur, management consultant, scholar publisher with a bias to small and Medium size businesses – She has publication: (CC-BY 4.0) by Cogent Business & Management: 2019: "The effect of banking services on the business performance of bank agents in Kenya". Margaret has over 28 years experience at senior management in the Banking industry and as a business/ projects consultant.
Possesses over 20+ years’ of experience in Kenyan banking domain. Holds an MBA in Finance and was awarded BCom in Banking and Finance by the University of Kenyatta. Holds the position since 2019. Have possessed key positions at leading banks (including C-suite positions).
Mr. Ruwan Rodrigo commences his banking career in 2001 and since then he has held several positions within both Bank and non-banking institutions in Sri Lanka. During his career, he has obtained extensive experience in the fields of sales team management, credit, operations, deposit mobilization, marketing, branch management, SME/MSME and Bancassurance. He joined LOLC group in 2019 and spearhead many assignments in East African countries such as Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, and Malawi.
Further, he has overlooked of setting up the Liability mobilizations and alternate channels strategy in East African countries, such as Kenya, Zambia, Malawi & Tanzania, including of setting up the hosted CPA cards and instant card issuance service in LOLC Finance Limited, Zambia which would be accepted at all NFS enables terminals.
Mr. Rodrigo holds an MBA from Sikkim Manipal University India and is an “Ordinary Member” of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)
Dilan Jayawardena is a Sri Lankan, who has over 17 years of experience in the IT/Finance industry, he started his career as an associate Software Quality assurance Engineer and currently he is appointed as the Head of IT in East African Region since 2021. He is responsible for managing and providing IT system solutions for multiple business operations in several East African Region Countries.
He has been with LOLC for over a decade and held several positions within the LOLC Group and contributed to the company to take measures to bring efficiency improvements and cost reductions through ICT solution implementations. He is a skilful professional and profound for his utmost dedication towards work.
Dilan holds a Higher National Diploma in IT, and he was the batch top in the awarded year. Subsequently, he graduated from Middlesex University in the UK, followed by a Master of Business Administration at the University of Cardiff.
Pathum Eranga is a financial professional having over 15 years’ experience both locally and internationally. The employment with the group company exceeds 7
years. During his career, Pathum has worked in the areas of financial operations, accounting, auditing and control systems. Pathum is a Certified Business Accountant of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL) and a member of Association of
Accounting Technicians (AAT), Sri Lanka. He holds Post Graduate qualification from Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL), and in the final stage of completing
Strategic Level of Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Australia qualification.