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Dr Chris W Obura

Chairman
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Dr Chris W Obura

Chairman

Dr. Chris W Obura is a retired dentist and also a holder of a Bachelor’s degree from Makerere University and an MSC from the University of London. He is the Chairman of Olympia Capital Holdings Limited since 1998. Dr. Chris W Obura is also the Chairman of Express Kenya limited which is also listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange and also a director in other unlisted companies including Lion of Kenya Insurance Company, Howrse and Mc George Limited, Nairobi Hospital Association and Karen Enterprises Ltd.

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Mrs Gladys Kamau Juma

Ag. Chief Executive Officer
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Mrs. Gladys Kamau Juma

Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Gladys is a strategic financial management professional with over 15 years experience in financial and operations management in diverse industries. Thanks to the capabilities that she gained over time, she is able to provide a broad range of management & leadership solutions applicable to innovating and growing start-up companies and also to more developed entities aiming to advance.

Prior to her recent re-appointment as Finance Director and Ag. Chief Executive Officer of Olympia Capital Holdings Ltd, Gladys served as the Finance Director from 28th August 2014 to 31st July 2017 having previously held the position of Finance Manager since her appointment with the group on 27th July 2011.

She has served in different capacities in various corporate companies including, Equatorial Investment Bank Ltd, Equatorial Commercial Bank (now Spire Bank), Suntra Investment Bank Ltd, Kenya Data Networks (now Liquid Telcom) and Everest Enterprises.

Gladys holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) (Strategic Management), Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA (K)). She is also a Certified Productivity Coach, a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Association of Women Accountants of Kenya (AWAK) and the Institute of Directors of Kenya (IoDK). Gladys serves on the boards of various organizations in Kenya.

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Mr Alex Kimani

Executive Director
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Mr Alex Kimani

Executive Director

Alex is a Finance professional with corporate experience spanning a period of twenty years. He is the executive director at Olympia Capital Holdings Ltd.

He holds a BA degree in Economics & Sociology from the University of Nairobi, a Master’s degree in Strategic Management from the University of Derbyshire (UK). He is also a Chartered Accountant (CPA). He has completed numerous other qualifications such as, Strategy in Action qualification (SIA) and Stanford Transformation Program (STP).

He holds several directorships including, Director of Olympia Capital Corporation Ltd (Botswana), Kalahari Floor Tiles (Pty) Ltd and Gaborone Enterprises Ltd. Alex is currently the Managing Director for Kalahari Floor Tiles (Botswana), a position that he has held for the past 8 years.

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Mr Kibuga Kariithi

Non-Executive Director
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Mr Kibuga Kariithi

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Kariithi is the former CEO of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), and Corporate Finance Director of Barclays Bank of Kenya where he headed the team responsible for Capital Market activities in East Africa and managed Barclays Merchant Finance Ltd (BMFL).

He holds an MBA from University of Toronto – Canada and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK). In 2001, Mr. Kareithi was inducted to the World Economic Forum as a Global Leader of Tomorrow. He has been a member of the Capital Markets Development Committee – an official committee of the East African Community; a Governor of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, the umbrella body for the private sector in Kenya, an Advisory Council Member of the Private Sector Corporate Governance Trust, a member of the Association of Financial Analysts governing council and remains Chairman of the advisory board of the University of Nairobi, Finance Students Association.

He holds multiple directorships including, Director of AIB Capital, Director of Heri Limited and Managing director of KARMA Management Services.