Peter Lengewa is the Managing Director of Essence International Ltd. Essence is involved in the provision of management and strategy development services to the financial services and SME sector. Peter is also the Director of CBCC a subsidiary of Essence International limited that specialises in health communication solutions based in Nairobi. Peter has over 20 years’ experience in banking and microfinance at senior executive level and has worked with a range of financial institutions at in different consulting assignments on strategy development, institutional structuring, organisation culture and product development.
Peter possesses regional experience having been involved in financial inclusion (microfinance) work in the eastern African region for the last 17 years. He has also been involved in training and advisory work in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia and Zambia.
Peter holds a Master degree in strategic planning from the University of Nairobi and an Advanced Management Diploma from the IESE business school in Barcelona, Spain.