Mr. Wachira was appointed to the Board in April 2015.
He has a wealth of experience in corporate planning and financial management having worked in various roles in the banking sector within Kenya and the region. He is the immediate former Chief Executive Officer, Consolidated Bank of Kenya Ltd and has served in other senior managerial positions including Barclays Africa, Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd and Barclays Bank Tanzania Ltd. Previously he also worked with the Rehabilitation Advisory Services Ltd, Co-operative Bank of Kenya and Tana and Athi River Development Authority.
Mr. Wachira is the current Chairman of the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and is a non-executive director at The Karen Hospital.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Management and a Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics from the University of New England, Australia. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Finance and Banking from Cornell University, USA.