Managing Director and CEO

Kumaran is a seasoned banking executive with experience in Retail Business Banking spanning over two decades across seven countries.  He is reputed with building winning Banking strategies that have led to transformative business performance throughout his career. He was most recently the Retail Business Banking Director at Barclays Uganda.

He started his banking career in South Africa before he moved to Botswana as Barclays’ Retail Director. He then took on the role of Head of Retail Sales at BMI Bank in Bahrain and would later serve as General Manager, Retail Banking Services at Teba Bank in South Africa. He returned to Barclays as Retail Business Banking Director, serving in Mozambique, Tanzania and most recently, Uganda.

Kumaran holds an MBA from the University of Johannesburg and has attended Executive Leadership Programs in South Africa and at Cass Business School in London.