Jeremy Awori is the CEO at Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd and joined Barclays in February 2013. Prior to joining Barclays he held various positions within Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) where he was the CEO of SCB Tanzania (2008 to 2012); Regional Sales and Performance Director of SCB for Middle East, South Asia and Africa (2005 to 2008); Head of Consumer Banking in SCB UAE (2003 to 2005). Other positions held at SCB include Executive Director and Head of Consumer Banking for East Africa. He has also lived and worked in the in UK, North America and Asia.
Jeremy completed his Master’s in Business Administration from McGill University, Montreal Canada. He also holds a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Manchester University in the United Kingdom.
In addition to his responsibilities in Barclays Kenya, Jeremy is a Director of ABSA Financial Services Limited (AFSL); Barclays Financial Services Limited (BFSL); Barclays Bank Insurance Agency Limited (BBIAL); Barclays Kenya (Nominees) Limited; Barclays Deposit-Taking Microfinance Limited; First Assurance Company Limited and First Assurance Holdings Limited.
Jeremy is also a Board member of Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and the former Chairman of the Kenya Bankers Association where he currently sits on their governing council. He is also a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and an Aspen Global Leadership Institute fellow
Jeremy is married with three children and his interests include swimming and several other sports.