Mrs. Kellen Eileen Kariuki, FCPA(K), MBS







Kellen Eileen Kariuki, MBS is the Executive Director and CEO for Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority. Before joining the Authority, she has been at Citibank N.A for 23 years, and has held several positions of senior leadership in the Banking sector and other corporates. Citibank N.A is a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc.

Kellen has held numerous Board positions. She is the current Chairperson of Citibank Tanzania Limited and has served for various terms as a Non-Executive AMREF International, a Non-Executive Director Resolution Insurance Limited, a Non-Executive Director Citibank Uganda Limited, Chair of the Citibank Kenya Provident Fund, Non-Executive Director of Cititrust (Kenya) Limited, and Non-Executive Director Kenya Roads Board (KRB).

She is a founding member of the Board of Advisors of The Strathmore Business School; and has served as an elected council member of ICPAK.

Kellen was awarded “The Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear” (MBS) by the President of Kenya in December 2003. She was recognized by the Kenya Institute of Management as the “Professional Manager of the Year” during the Company of the Year Awards in 2003.

Kellen holds an Msc in International Human Resource Management from Cranfield University in the UK - a prestigious award by Citibank given to only two people in 50 countries. She also holds an MBA in Strategic Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting both from United States International University.

She is a Fellow Certified Public Accountant (FCPA (K).


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Pacis Centre, 2nd Floor, Slip Road, Off Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi.
P.O Box 28235-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
Phone: 020 4023000, 0706866984, 0736559152

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