Mr. Samuel Makome is the Group Chief Operating Officer of KCB Bank Group Plc., East Africa’s largest Banking Group. He holds a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from the International Leadership University, Nairobi, and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Engineering from the University of Nairobi. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) London. Samuel joined KCB on 1st July 2013, and has more than 20 year’s experience in banking. Prior to joining KCB Bank Group, he served in major regional and international banks in various parts of Africa, Asia, and the United Kingdom. He has worked for Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Equity Bank at regional levels in various senior management roles. He was the founding Managing Director of Equity Bank Tanzania and previously held the role of Chief Business Officer and MD Kenya in KCB Bank. He currently serves as a Director on the Boards of KCB Bank Kenya, KCB Bank Uganda, and KCB Insurance.