Joyce-Ann Wainaina is a Managing Director with Citibank where she leads the Global Network Banking across Sub Sahara Africa. She has worked in Citibank for over 30 years in several different countries and was previously the CEO for CitibankEast Africa for five years and CEO Citibank Zambia for four years.
Joyce-Ann is passionate about developing entrepreneurs in Africa; She is the Founder of Chui Ventures, an investment company with a gender equity focus, that backs exceptional African founders building tech-enabled companies that address the mass market.
She supports talent development in Africa; She co-designed the Sapphire Leadership Programme a mentoring program for senior talent development in Citi across Emerging Market countries. She also partnered with the Kenya Bankers Association and the Central Bank of Kenya to establish a mentorship program for Women Leaders in the Banking industry in Kenya. She is a founding Trustee of the JB Wanjui Education Trust focused on providing grants to girls in university in Kenya and has served on several boards in East and Southern Africa.
Joyce-Ann holds a B.S Finance from Duquesne University Pittsburgh, USA and M.S Financial Economics, University of London (SOAS).