• Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Botswana Investment & Trade Centre; Jumo; BVI Finance; FSD Africa;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: responsAbility; SBM; CDC; Proparco; IFC; BIO;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: African Development Bank; Mauritius International Financial Centre; AFMI;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Frontera Capital; ens; Jersey Finance; TCX;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: UK aid; ada microfinance; ABAX; Verdant Capital;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Confident Asset Management Limited; RSM; LCF Securities;
  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

John Lwande

Program Manager, African Board Fellowship, Center for Financial Inclusion

John Lwande leads Accion’s Africa Board Fellowship program, which is dedicated to strengthening governance and risk-management practices and developing strategic leadership abilities throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

John has 25+ years of experience in microfinance management, banking and credit. Prior to joining Accion, John was seconded by Accion to Akiba Commercial Bank, a microfinance bank in Tanzania, as Managing Director from 2008 to 2015. During this time he also served as board chairman of Umojaswitch. John has extensive experience in governance, having served on numerous boards throughout his career.

John holds a BA in political economy from Makerere University, and has earned multiple certificates in management training and executive leadership. He lives with his family in Nairobi, Kenya.

« Back to previous page