Our Board Of Directors includes 8 members with diverse experience in various fields including law, banking and management.

The Bank’s Board is led by the Chairman Mr. SBR Shah and consists of four independent Non-Executive Directors, two Non-Executive Directors and two Executive Directors.

The Directors collectively have vast experience arising from their varied backgrounds in different fields including Banking, General Management, Law, Accounting and Investment Analysis, apart from hands on experience in various industries.

  • Mr. S. B. R. Shah


    Mr. S. B. R. Shah, who is the founder of the Bank, has vast experience in the industry and is well respected in the business community. On 12th December 2002 he was bestowed the honour of a Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear by the former President of Kenya, Hon. Daniel Arap Moi. He sits on the Board of several companies.

  • Mr. Sarit S. Raja Shah

    Executive Director

    Mr. Sarit S. Raja Shah joined the Bank in 1993 after completing his Masters degree from City University, London. He underwent his training with Biashara Bank of Kenya Ltd. He sits on the Board of several companies .

  • Mr. Sachit Shah


    Mr Sachit Shah is the Executive Director of GA Insurance Ltd . His previous professional experiences include stints with Citibank London and AMP Asset Management in London and HSBC Bank plc, London.

  • Mr. Eric Munene Kimani


    Mr Eric Kimani was formerly the Managing Director of Sameer Africa and was previously also the Managing Director and CEO of Kenya Tea Development Agency. He is a Certified Public Accountant and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He has also previously worked as Financial Controller of Williamson Tea, Kenya. He is a trustee/board member of several charitable and professional associations.

  • Mr. Mugo Kibati


    Mr. Mugo Kibati was formerly the Group Managing Director of East African Cables. He has also served assignments at the Kenya Telecommunications Investment Group and Lucent Technologies, USA .Mr. Kibati holds masters degrees from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology and George Washington University in the USA.

  • Mr. Soundararajan


    Mr. Soundararajan has been a career banker for 36 years with the State Bank of India, Standard Chartered Bank, Commercial Bank of Africa and CFC Group. He was the Managing Director of CFC Financial Services Ltd and Managing Director of CFC Bank. He is currently CEO of Delta Corp East Africa Ltd, a real estate development company substantially owned by the reputed Reliance Industries Limited from India.

  • Nyambura Koigi

    Independent Non - Executive Director

    Dr. Nyambura Koigi joined the board on October 28, 2015. She was the Managing Director of Postbank from 2005 to 2015. She has worked in various capacities in the financial sector including banking, business development and information communication technology. She has extensive training and experience in leadership, project management, product development, ICT and Microfinance. She holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, an MBA and a BA both from the University of Nairobi. She is a fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya and the Kenya Institute of Management.

  • Mr. Kihara Maina


    Mr. Kihara Maina, a Kenyan national, joined I&M as the Chief Executive Officer  in May 2016. He  holds a  degree in Mathematics from Moi University and an Executive MBA from the University of Chicago -Booth School of Business. He started his banking career in June 1993  in  Stanbic Bank Kenya and moved to Barclays Bank Kenya in 1997 where he served extensively  over the  years ultimately taking up senior leadership positions.  Prior to joining I&M Bank, he was the Managing Director  of Barclays Bank Tanzania.