Chris Low 2022 speaker

Regional Director

I&M Group Plc


Chris Low is I&M Group Plc’s Regional Director for its East Africa businesses (Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Mauritius), based in Nairobi. Also he advises a number of FinTech start-ups in Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria, sits on the Board of the Scottish African Business Association and is an Investment Committee member of JPIN Global Ltd And the Zephyr Acorn Fund, both investors in early start companies.

With over 30 years in international financial services and digital transformation, Chris Low has worked for Letshego Holdings PLC (Botswana – GCEO), Standard Chartered Plc (UK, Asia and Africa – roles included CEO, India and Chairman of Nepal, CEO Tanzania; GM/CEO East Africa/Kenya and CEO South Africa), National Bank of Kuwait (Middle East – DCEO, International Banking) and Goldman Sachs (London). Also recently he advised the UK Government’s Financial and Professional Services Sector Team (part of the Department of International Trade) on strategies for engaging with the UK banking sector to promote trade and investment.

Chris Low trained as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co after reading Zoology at St Peters College, Oxford University. His outside interests include art and antiques, fly-fishing, travel and sustainability.


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