Senior Management

Chief Executive Officer

Bernard Kivava

Bernard Kivava

Bernard joined Juhudi as Chief Executive Officer in 2015 bringing more than 15 years of experience in microfinance and project management in East Africa. Prior to Juhudi Kilimo, Bernard held numerous leadership positions, notably at Faulu Kenya as the Head of Business Development and as Chief Executive Officer of Letshego Rwanda Limited. During his tenure at Letshego and Faulu, Bernard played a pivotal role in supporting both companies achieve stunning business growth in a rapidly changing, competitive and demanding business environment. He has an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Moi University.

Chief Business Officer

David Njiru

David Njiru

David joined Juhudi as the Chief Business Officer in 2020. He has over 20 years experience in microfinance. David brings on-board a vast wealth of experience in building and training winning teams, brand management, people management, business development and credit management. Prior to Joining Juhudi, he worked for Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT), raising through the ranks from a Business Development Officer level to the position of a General Manager. David holds a MBA in Strategic Management and Bachelor of Education degree.

Chief Finance Officer

Adrian Safari

Adrian Safari

Adrian joined Juhudi as the Chief Finance Officer in 2016. He has over 15 years in Financial Management and Strategic Planning, having worked for Letshego Uganda Ltd as the Finance Manager and also in other Institutions at senior positions. Adrian is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Nairobi.

Chief Credit & Risk Officer

Boniface Muthusi

Boniface Muthusi

Boniface joined Juhudi as the Chief Credit & Risk Officer in June 2015. He previously worked for Faulu Kenya and Opportunity International, Kenya. His experience spans over 12 years in areas of Business Development, Internal Audit and Operations Management. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelor’s degree in Education – Mathematics & Business Studies from Kenyatta University and other postgraduate qualifications from the Institute of Commercial Management.

Chief Information Officer

Job Kirui

Job Kirui

Job joined Juhudi in 2009 and is the Chief Information Officer having previously worked in KDA, Swedish Co-operative Centre VI Agro Forestry and the Agricultural Development Corporation. He has over six year’s progressive experience in ICT with in-depth knowledge of Database and Network Administration. He has a Diploma in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a degree in Business Information Technology.

Chief Human Resource Officer

Nancy Butama

Nancy Butama

Nancy joined Juhudi in 2012 as the Chief Human Resources officer. Nancy is a seasoned HR Practitioner with over 15 years of experience. She previously worked with one of the leading healthcare insurance company in Kenya, AAR. Nancy holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Catholic University of East Africa, a Bachelor of Science degree in Leadership and Management from Strathmore University and a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Human Resource Management. She is a also Certified Professional Trainer.

Chief Internal Auditor

Michael Njenga

Michael Njenga

Michael joined Juhudi in 2014 as Chief Accountant and later rose to the position of Chief Internal Auditor. He has 13 years of experience in both Risk and Financial Management having worked for Inoorero University as Internal Audit manager and subsequently as the Finance Manager. He also worked for Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT) as Internal Auditor. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Nairobi and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and has done CISA.