chris a.m low

Non-Executive Director

(Appointed on 24.05.2021; Non-Resident)

Currently, Chris Low occupies the post of Regional Director at I&M Group, with responsibility for the Group’s subsidiaries in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, as well as the joint venture with Bank One. As a Board Director on I&M Group Plc, he has Group responsibilities for Strategy, Risk Management, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing.

Prior to this role, Chris was a Board Director on I&M Bank Ltd, Kenya, and a Senior Advisor (Banking Specialist) at the Department of International Trade of the UK Government. Until 2018, he held the position of Group CEO at Letshego Holdings Ltd in Botswana as well as Chairman & Non-Executive Director of their subsidiary companies in Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria andTanzania. Furthermore, he was a board and credit committee member for Diamond Bank Nigeria. In prior roles, Chris worked for the National Bank of Kuwait in the Middle East and for the Standard Chartered Bank in London, Africa and Asia.

He holds an MA (Zoology) from St Peters College, Oxford University, and he is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.