Michael Gichure, CDCS

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Michael Gichure, CDCS

Cluster Head of Trade Sales, Kenya and EAC, Transaction Services Group, Ecobank Kenya

Michael is responsible for the product and Sales strategy in Kenya and East Africa. An economics graduate from Kenyatta University, he joined Ecobank in 2016 from Standard Chartered and previously worked with Citibank N.A Nairobi, where he held various roles across Trade and Treasury Operations. Having worked in several geographies (Kenya, Uganda, Zambia) in leadership roles, he brings deep market insights and subject matter expertise on regional as well as global Trade Finance trends.

In his current role, he brings extensive experience in transaction structuring, risk mitigation and product development with more than 10 years experience working with Commodity Traders Agribusiness corporates and local corporates providing both vanilla and Structured Commodity Financing.

Michael is passionate about developing the communities he works in and has been closely involved in developing our supply chain finance linkages across Kenya. Known for his exceptional client relationship skills, he invests time in supporting their vision and business outcomes, He believes in building strong partnerships within and outside the Bank and is known to be a mentor to some current as well as future leaders of the Banking community.

AGTS 2019

The 8th AGTS will  look to find solutions for the missing pieces of the grain trade puzzle and attempt to come up with an action plan to deliver more and better grain trade on the continent.

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