Kimanthi Mutua is currently the Chief Executive Officer of The K-Rep Group. He is the founder of K-Rep Bank Limited (now Sidian Bank Limited) the first NGO micro-finance institution in Africa to transform into a regulated commercial bank specializing in micro-finance. He served as the Managing Director of K-Rep Bank from 1999 to March 2010.
Kimanthi currently serves as a board member and Chair of Commercial banks and organizations that focus on Financial Inclusion and micro-finance. These include Sidian Bank (Kenya) Centenary Bank (Uganda), the K-Rep Group (Kenya), PAMIGA Association (France), ECLOF International (Geneva), to name a few. Mr. Mutua has devoted over three decades to diverse issues an initiatives on Micro-finance and Financial Inclusion and currently involved in advising Regulatory & Supervision bodies, as well as Micro-finance Institutions.
His hands on and practical experience in leadership, governance, transformation, policy formulation, fundraising and lobbying have made him a widely sought after public speaker, resource person, adviser and director of several national and international organizations. A published author, Kimanthi Mutua serves on several boards and advisory committees.