Jeremy Awori

Jeremy Awori

Jeremy Awori is the Chief Executive Officer at Absa Kenya, a position he assumed in February 2013. He also served Standard Chartered as Executive Director and Head of Consumer Banking for East Africa.

Prior to joining Barclays, he held various positions within Standard Chartered Bank (SCB); among them, CEO Standard Chartered Tanzania (2008 to 2012), Regional Sales and Performance Director at SCB Middle East, South Asia and Africa (2005 to 2008) and Head of Consumer Banking in SCB UAE (2003 to 2005).

He completed his Master degree in Business Administration from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Manchester University in the United Kingdom.

In addition to his responsibilities at Barclays Kenya, Jeremy is a Director at ABSA Financial Services Limited (AFSL), a pan-African Insurance and Wealth Management Company; Barclays Financial Services Limited (BFSL); Barclays Bank Insurance Agency Limited (BBIAL); Barclays Kenya (Nominees) Limited; Barclays Deposit-Taking Microfinance Limited; First Assurance Company Limited and First Assurance Holdings Limited.

Furthermore, Jeremy is a board member of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and the former Chairman of the Kenya Bankers Association where he sits on the Governing Council. He is additionally a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and is an Aspen Global Leadership Institute fellow.

Jeremy has in addition lived and worked in the UK, North America and Asia. Jeremy is married with three children. He has competed in the highest levels of swimming in all Africa games in Nairobi and Cairo, and the World Student Games, and enjoys other sports and travelling.

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