Mr. Mwangi Githaiga has served the Institution for the last 22 years and has risen through the ranks to the Managing Director position. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management from Moi University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He is a visionary leader who has made great strides in championing sustainable developmental growth initiatives in the Microfinance Industry especially by fostering financial inclusion to alleviate poverty for low income women and their families with an aim of uplifting their living standards.
As the MD of KWFT, Mr. Mwangi’s has a track record of exemplary performance and through his leadership has grown the Institution from a Deposit Taking Microfinance to a fully-fledged Microfinance Bank serving over 800,000 clients in 45 out of the 47 counties. He has also steered development of new, innovative financial products and services, technological advancements and mobilization of financial resources in line with the Institution’s strategy. During his professional life, he has been invited to many International, regional and local forums as a thought leader to share the best practices in microfinance, financial inclusion and related topics as he has a passion to see improved living standards for low income financially excluded population.
Mr. Githaiga has served as the Board Chair of the Association for Micro-finance Institutions (AMFI) as well as a current board member of KWFT. He is also an active member of different professional bodies and is a respected and celebrated mentor in Strategy, Leadership, Business, Finance, Community development and Human Capital Engagements.