Esther MACHARIA CHIBESA
Treasury and Trade Solutions Head East Africa, Citi
Esther is the head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) East Africa, covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. In this role she manages a team responsible for the development and implementation of client solutions covering trade services & finance, payments, receivables and liquidity management. Under her leadership, Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions has been at the forefront of provision of innovative digital solutions in the East African market such as a fully integrated tax payment module, automated mobile money solutions and enhanced liquidity management products, which allows clients to centrally manage their treasuries across multiple banks and geographies. Esther has 16 years’ experience working in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya in various capacities including Relationship Management, Credit Risk Analytics and Product Management. She is alum of the University of Botswana, Strathmore Business School & IESE Executive Program.