Mr. Kennedy Mubita

Mr. Kennedy Mubita

SC Ventures Africa Head, Standard Chartered Bank


Kennedy is the Head of SC Ventures in Africa, a business unit of Standard Chartered Bank that is
responsible for enabling digital transformation across the group including creating new business models and investing in disruptive financial technology.

He is the Lead at the Nairobi based eXellerator lab that incubates tech ideation in the Africa Middle East region working closely with Stanchart’s country leadership teams, clients and the Fintech community applying a technology driven mindset and human centred design (HCD) methodology to industry problems generating relevant value propositions for our markets.

A Managing Director at Standard Chartered, he was previously the Head of Transaction Banking for Kenya and East Africa region. Prior to that he covered Ghana and West Africa in the same capacity.

Before joining Standard Chartered Bank, he worked in various senior leadership roles at Citibank, including Transaction Bank Head for Central and West Africa based out of Douala-Cameroon, General Manager Operations and Technology in Zambia, Financial Controller and Chief of Staff (Compliance, Credit Risk Admin and Human Resources) in Tanzania. During this period, he also served as Executive Director on the subsidiary Boards of Citibank in both Tanzania and Zambia where he chaired the Operational Risk subcommittee of the main board.

Kennedy is a UK Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Business issued by the Emeritus Institute of Singapore in collaboration with MIT Sloan and Columbia Business School.