Management

Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Symon Kamore

Mr. Symon Kamore has served in the institution since 2003 and risen through the ranks to become the CEO. He has previously served as Head of Finance for 5 years, Finance Manager for 3 years and Internal Audit Manager for 4 years.
He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration double major in Strategic Management and Finance, Certified Public Accountant (K), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – ISACA, Bachelor of Education in Sciences, and has attended various specialised trainings, among them Taxation and Strategic Leadership of Microfinance Institutions (Harvard Business School)

 


Microfinance Banking

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Internal Audit

Mr. Ezra Kirimi
Ezra Kirimi heads the Internal Audit Department. He holds a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (Finance Option) from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Double Mathematics and Physics from University of Nairobi. Additionally, he is a Certified public Accountant CPA (K), a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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Credit Operations

Mr. Isaiah W. Munguti

Isaiah joined SMEP in 2017 as the Head of Credit Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology. Isaiah is a Certified Credit Professional and has an Advanced Diploma in Credit from the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland. He is also a certified SME Finance Expert from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

He has over 12 years banking experience, 8 of which have been in credit. He started his banking career in Co-operative Bank rising from a graduate clerk to a supervisor in Credit Risk department. He has also previously worked for Commercial Bank of Africa as an assistant Manager, Corporate Credit Analysis and in Faulu Microfinance Bank as a Credit Risk Manager.


Human Resource & Administration

Miss Rose C. Bii

Rose has over 14 years experience in Human Resource Management. She holds a B.Ed (French) degree, a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management and is currently pursuing an MBA (Strategic Management) at the University of Nairobi. Before joining SMEP, she worked at Equity Bank Group ( both in Kenya and South Sudan) and had also previously worked at TNS Research International and at St. Andrews Senior School in Turi.

SMEP Microfinance Bank provides an opportunity for staff to exploit their full potential and grow their careers in a Christian environment. They are part of a team that upholds Christian Values and are guided and motivated by the shared purpose to empower customers through provision of Financial solutions.


Information Technology

Mr. Joseph Sukumerr
Mr. Sukumerr joined SMEP in 2009 and holds a Bsc in IT from Jomo Kenyatta University and an academic Certificate of Excellence from KCA University and vast experience in banking systems from past capacities, trainings and industry knowledge.

IT is a key business enabler en-grained in the strategic plan of the bank, which has over time adopted innovative technology solutions that have transformed the way business is done in Microfinance banking. The use of technologies has seen SMEP introduce game-changing processes to the business, which focus on customer experience and convenience while keeping costs low for the customer, an affirmation of the vision of the Bank, of being “a dynamic christian provider of financial solutions transforming lives