Joyce Ann Wainaina’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Kenyan banker
Is Businessperson
Financial professional
Business executive
From Kenya
Type Business
Gender female

1968, Kenya, Kenya

Age 53 years

Joyce Ann Wainaina, is a Kenyann corporate executive, who serves as the chief executive officer, of Citibank Kenya, since 2011. She is also the regional executive director of Citibank subsidiaries in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda & Zambia.

Background and education

She was born in Kenya circa 1968, and attended local primary and secondary schools. She was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Finance by Duquesne University, in Pennsylvania, United States. She also holds a Master of Science in Financial Economics, from the School of Oriental and African Studies, at the University of London.


Ms Joyce Anne Wainaina has been the Managing Director and Chief Country Officer (CCO) of Citibank Zambia, since 2011. She served in that capacity for nearly four years before she was appointed CEO of Citibank Kenya in August 2014. She is also the concurrent Regional Director, responsible for Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. She is he first woman to serve that role, ever.


Ms Joyce Ann Wainaina is a married mother of three children.

Other responsibilities

As of March 2019, Joyce Ann Wainaina is one of the five women who serve as CEOs of Kenyan commercial banks. The other four are (a) Nasim Devji, at Diamond Trust Bank (b) Betty Korir at Credit Bank (c) Anne Karanja, at Kenya Post Office Savings Bank and (d) Rebecca Mbithi at Family Bank