Mr Gbenga Makinde is currently the Managing Director/ CEO of UBA Tanzania a subsidiary of the United Bank for Africa (Plc). Mr Gbenga (commonly known as GMak) has had a lengthly carrier in the banking realm, which over the course of two decaded has seen him at the helm of a number of critical departments.
Prior to his appointment as MD/ CEO of UBA Tanzania, he was the MD/ CEO of UBA Benin where he made great number of significant achievements in different time periods. Before Joining UBA Plc, Mr Makinde worked in various managerial roles and positions having worked for Metropolitan Bank Limited, Equatorial Trust Bank Limited and Access Bank Plc.
Makinde is people centered and has consciously developed his communication skills in a manner that relates to various categories of target audience and stakeholders to enhance business growth.
Is a professional Lawyer born December 1973. She is married with three children.
Professionally, she is an Advocate of the High Court Tanzania and Courts subordinates there to, and Member of the Tanganyika Law Society. She is a Certified Compliance Specialist from the International Financial Management and holds a Master’s Degree in Laws majoring in Corporate and Commercial from the University of Dar es salaam.
Christina holds Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law school of Tanzania and a Bachelor’s Degree in Laws (LLB)(Hons)from the Open University of Tanzania as well as Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Center for Foreign Relations in Dar es salaam.
She has a ten years work experience in the banking Industry, mainly in management and Compliance, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks. She started her career in banking, way back in 2003 as a Call Center Agent with NMB Bank – Head Office and later in 2010 was promoted to Compliance Officer within the same Institution before joining the United Bank for Africa(UBA) (T) Limited in June, 2017 as Head of Compliance.
Kelvin Nguma is the Chief Risk Officer at UBA Tanzania. Kelvin has more than ten (10) years working experience out of that, six (6) years being in Risk Management. Prior to join UBAT he was the Manager in Risk and Compliance department at Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB). Kelvin is the graduate from Institute of Finance Management holding a Bachelor degree in Banking and Finance. Currently he is pursuing MBA from Mzumbe University majoring in Corporate Management. Also, he is certified Risk Specialist by International Association of Financial Management and Certified Professional Banker by the Tanzania Institute of Bankers. Kelvin is fluent in English and Swahili.
Was born on 18th April 1966. He is married with four children. He is an Associate Certified Public Accountant (ACPA) registered by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors [NBAA] of Tanzania. He holds a Diploma in Accountancy certificate obtained from Zambia Institute of Technology (now Copperbelt University) in Kitwe Zambia.
A Diploma in Risk Management in Finance/Banking obtained in Stockholm, Sweden.
He has 14 years of working experience in the banking Industry in the field of internal auditing, starting as Senior Internal Auditor in 2004 at Tanzania Postal Bank where he rose to Senior Manager Audit before joining United Bank for Africa Tanzania as Country Head Audit in November 2016.
<strong>Appointed Executive Director in 2016</strong>
Mr. <strong>Oliver Alawuba</strong> has over twenty years of work experience in the banking industry and the academia. Oliver was at various times an Executive Director at Finbank Nigeria Plc (now FCMB Plc), MD/CEO of UBA Ghana Ltd, MD/CEO of UBA West Africa, Directorate Head, Public Sector and Personal Banking and Regional CEO, UBA Africa – Anglophone.
Oliver has B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Food Science and Technology and MBA in Banking and Finance. He is an alumnus of the AMP and SEP programmes of the prestigious Insead Business School, France, and London Business School respectively. He is also a Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Management and Honorary Senior Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
<strong>Male-Martin Jonas Mmari</strong>- He is currently serving as a Tanzania partner and CEO of Digitian Global Consulting. He was appointed as a Non – Executive Director of UBA Tanzania in August 2019. Before serving in the Board of UBA Tanzania, he held many strategic positions at various times as the Director of Finance at PPF Pension Fund from 2002 to 2018 in which he represented the Fund and served as a board member for CRDB Bank Ltd from 2001 to 2016 and was later appointed to serve as the Chairman of the Board of directors for CRDB Bank Ltd from 2004 to 2016 and also served as the Head of Financial Reporting & Investments and Acting Director of Finance at PPF Pension Fund in 2001. Prior to that, he served as the Bank Examiner of the Bank of Tanzania between 1991 and 2000.
Ms. Flavia has twenty-five (25) years working experience out of that, ten (10) years being with UBAT. Flavia has been employed with UBA Tanzania since 2009 up to date. Within UBA Bank Tanzania Flavia has assumed various responsibilities in operations department as Branch Operation Manager from 2009 to 2014 then she has been promoted as Head of Domestic Operations from 2015 to 2018 and Currently Flavia is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) from November 2018. Prior to that, from 1996 to 2009, she was the Branch Finance Officer of Tanzania Postal Bank. Flavia holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance and Banking from Mzumbe University, also Flavia graduated at Mzumbe University where she earned an Advanced Diploma in Economic Planning.