Board of Directors

Mr. Ntoros Baari Ole Senteu

Chairman

Mr. Ntoros Baari Ole Senteu

Mr. Raphael Mingisian Lekolool

Managing-Director

Mr. Raphael Mingisian Lekolool

Mr. Raphael Mingisian Lekolool (FCCA, CPA) holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Cardiff Business School, U.K., a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Services (Hons) from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree from the University of Nairobi. Raphael qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), the U.K. in 2001 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and member of ICPAK.

Raphael served as a member of the ACCA (Kenya) Members committee and the Senior Members Advisory Committee. He has also served as the Chair of Nairobi Chapel Finance Committee for six years. In a career spanning more than two decades in Banking and Insurance. Raphael has gained vast management and leadership experience. He has served in different capacities both in the private and public service. Prior to assuming the role of Managing Director at Postbank, he was the Chairperson of the Risk and Audit Committee at the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission. He has also served as the Chair of the Interim Management Committee (Board) at the Agriculture Food Authority (AFA) between 2016 and 2017.

At the UAP-Old Mutual Group, Raphael worked as the Enterprise Risk Officer tasked with the key responsibilities of formulation, review and implementation of the Group Risk Strategy programs for businesses in the region. His appointment at the Group preceded his serving at Faulu Microfinance Bank Ltd. where he worked in various capacities and led various teams as the Head of Risk and Compliance, Credit and Internal Audit and served as a member of the Executive Committee (EXCO) whose primary mandate is to oversee implementation of strategy and sustainable business growth. In these capacities, Raphael served as a Secretary to various Board Committees.

Raphael has also served as the Head of Quality Assurance Audit at KCB Bank (K) Ltd. and was instrumental in implementing a Risk-based audit methodology in response to the bank’s rapid growth arising from the adoption of technology.

Henry Mutwiri Riungu

Director

Henry Mutwiri Riungu

Mr Henry Mutwiri Riungu is a financial professional with over fifteen years’ experience. Top on the list of his vast experience is a fourteen-year tenure at National treasury in various capacities as Senior Finance Officer, Deputy Head of the World Bank Division and the most recent roles being Chief Investment Officer and Chief Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations Officer. During his tenure at the National Treasury, he was instrumental in ensuring that the resource mobilization function was performed by the Ministry of Finance for the benefit of Kenyans, specifically by reviewing financing and credit agreements for mobilisation grants and donations; facilitating and monitoring the implementation of donor-funded projects and undertaking research on external resources mobilization to inform policy development. Prior to joining the National Treasury, Mr Mutwiri served as a Prices and Monopolies Officer at the Ministry of Finance, Procurement Officer at the Office of the President and a Lecturer at Nyeri Technical Training Institute. He currently serves as a Board Member at Postbank. Mr Mutwiri holds an MBA in Finance from Maseno University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from KCA University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi.

Moses Banda

Director

Moses Banda

Moses Banda joined Postbank in June 2018. He serves at Postbank’s board as a Director. He has unrivalled experience in Microfinance, spanning over two decades. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Banda was lead Managing Director at Rosmo Limited, a founder employee of K-rep (now Sidian) Bank, and a Director at Susu Microfinance Bank-Nigeria.
Mr. Banda has extensive experience in creating and building development finance organizations; managing, advising, and providing leadership; institutional capacity building; commercialization of NGO microfinance institutions and provision of consultancy and advisory services to various institutions. He is hands on and has gained practical experience in leadership, governance, transformation, policy formulation, fundraising and lobbying. Mr. Banda has served as a director of several national and international organisations. He is a widely sought after public speaker, resource person and advisor.
Moses Banda holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Microfinance and Economic Community Development from Uganda Martyrs Catholic University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Banking and Finance with specialization in Microfinance from Moi University. He is a member of Association of Microfinance.

Mr. Samuel Bunei

Director

Mr. Samuel Bunei

Mr. Samuel Bunei joined Postbank in December 2018. He has over 20 years’ experience in Banking and Microfinance. Previously, he was Head of Microfinance at the National Bank of Kenya. Mr. Bunei started his career as a Graduate Trainee at the Co-operative Bank of Kenya rising through the ranks to the position of a Microfinance Manager. He has also worked at Kenya Commercial Bank as the Regional Microfinance Manager where he was instrumental in setting up and rolling out micro-business across the entire branch network, and at Family Bank where he held the position of Head of Microfinance.

Having attended both local and international training, he is fully conversant with Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, and Performance & Change Management. He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Degree, both from Moi University. Samuel is also an Associate of the Kenya Institute of Bankers (AKIB).

Ms. Mercy Shitsukane  Luseno

Director

Ms. Mercy Shitsukane Luseno

Mercy S. Luseno holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts), in Mathematics and Business studies. She has previously worked as a Physics, Mathematics and Business Studies teacher. As a graduate of Moi University, Mercy left a huge impression organizing and supporting anti-cancer campaigns. Her main focus was creating breast and prostate cancer awareness. Ms. Luseno has been instrumental in creating awareness on environmental matters in an effort to enhance action for the protection of the environment. Mercy has been a strong voice outside her academic career advocating for women empowerment

Senior Management

Mr. Raphael Mingisian Lekolool

Managing-Director

Mr. Raphael Mingisian Lekolool

Mr. Raphael Mingisian Lekolool (FCCA, CPA) holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Cardiff Business School, U.K., a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Services (Hons) from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree from the University of Nairobi. Raphael qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), the U.K. in 2001 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and member of ICPAK.

Raphael served as a member of the ACCA (Kenya) Members committee and the Senior Members Advisory Committee. He has also served as the Chair of Nairobi Chapel Finance Committee for six years. In a career spanning more than two decades in Banking and Insurance. Raphael has gained vast management and leadership experience. He has served in different capacities both in the private and public service. Prior to assuming the role of Managing Director at Postbank, he was the Chairperson of the Risk and Audit Committee at the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission. He has also served as the Chair of the Interim Management Committee (Board) at the Agriculture Food Authority (AFA) between 2016 and 2017.

At the UAP-Old Mutual Group, Raphael worked as the Enterprise Risk Officer tasked with the key responsibilities of formulation, review and implementation of the Group Risk Strategy programs for businesses in the region. His appointment at the Group preceded his serving at Faulu Microfinance Bank Ltd. where he worked in various capacities and led various teams as the Head of Risk and Compliance, Credit and Internal Audit and served as a member of the Executive Committee (EXCO) whose primary mandate is to oversee implementation of strategy and sustainable business growth. In these capacities, Raphael served as a Secretary to various Board Committees.

Raphael has also served as the Head of Quality Assurance Audit at KCB Bank (K) Ltd. and was instrumental in implementing a Risk-based audit methodology in response to the bank’s rapid growth arising from the adoption of technology.

MR. Isaac Mumina Mutua

HEAD OF ICT & ALTERNATIVE CHANNELS

MR. Isaac Mumina Mutua

Isaac Mutua is an experienced Technologist with over 20-year track record of managing and implementing innovative technical solutions in diverse industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science, Masters in Business Administration MIS/Strategic Management. He holds a number of ICT professional Certifications. He is a member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), Fellow of the Computer Society of Kenya (CSK) and sits in several Boards. Prior Experience includes; EAPCC Kenya Ltd (Head of ICT), ICEALION Kenya Ltd (Group Head of ICT), Barclays Bank Kenya Ltd (Manager, Technical Support) and KIM (Lecturer, MIS and Management)

Dr. CPA Calistus Wekesa (PhD)

Head Audit

Dr. CPA Calistus Wekesa (PhD)

Dr. Calistus Wekesa is the Head of Audit at Postbank. In this role, he focuses on assurance on internal control and promoting good corporate governance.
Dr. Wekesa has over sixteen years experience, with particular emphasis on financial and revenue accounting, auditing, enterprise risk management, supply chain management, financial regulations, donor-funded project management, business strategies and human capital management.
Prior to his appointment, he served in several organizations amongst them Maseno University (Head Audit, Risk and Compliance) and Agro-Chemical and Food Company Ltd (Chief Audit, Risk and Compliance).
Dr. Wekesa has hands-on experience with ERP system (SAP), Navision Dynamics and TeamMade audit software. He holds PhD (Finance), MSc (Finance) and B.Ed (Accounting and Economics). He also holds a Diploma in HRM (KIM), Financial Risk Certification Programme (UK) and is a member of ICPAK. He sits on various audit committees among them The Bungoma County Assembly Audit & Risk Committee.