Kellen Kariuki Biography: Kellen Kariuki is Chief Executive Officer of Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA).
Kellen Kariuki Biography, Education, Career, Background.
Kellen’s full name is Kellen Eileen Kariuki.
Kellen Kariuki is a Fellow Certified Public Accountant (FCPA (K).
Kellen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management both from United States International University.
Later she obtained the Master of Arts degree in International Human Resource Management, from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom (UK) – a prestigious award by Citibank given to only two people in 50 countries.
Before joining the Authority, she has been at Citibank N.A for 23 years, and has held several positions of senior leadership in the Banking sector and other corporates. Citibank N.A is a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc.
Kellen is a founding member of the Board of Advisors of The Strathmore Business School; and has served as an elected council member of ICPAK.
Kellen has held numerous Board positions. She is the current Chairperson of Citibank Tanzania Limited and has served for various terms as a Non-Executive AMREF International, a Non-Executive Director Resolution Insurance Limited, a Non-Executive Director Citibank Uganda Limited, Chair of the Citibank Kenya Provident Fund, Non-Executive Director of Cititrust (Kenya) Limited, and Non-Executive Director Kenya Roads Board (KRB).
Kellen was awarded “The Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear” (MBS) by the President of Kenya in December 2003.
Kellen was recognized by the Kenya Institute of Management as the “Professional Manager of the Year” during the Company of the Year Awards in 2003.