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10 - 11 May 2022
Nairobi, Kenya

Temwani Simwaka
Chief Financial Officer at Standard Bank

Profile

Temwani Simwaka is a Chartered Public Accountant (Mw) and a Fellow of The Association of Certified Accountants (UK). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Malawi and also a Diploma in Business studies. She is an experienced and seasoned Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated history and track record of working in the banking and insurance industry. She is skilled in Strategy formulation and Budgeting, Business Planning, Risk Management ,Internal Audit, Financial reporting and Banking. She is a strong finance professional with high zeal for excellence. She was Acting Chief Executive for Standard Bank PLC Malawi (August 2017 – December 2017). She currently sits on the Standard Bank PLC Malawi Board, Small and Enterprise Development enterprise , Girls secondary education trust and University of Livingstonia Board.

She has held leadership positions in both local and multinational company, and therefore has experienced leadership challenges of both working environments.

She has also served on the Boards of National Aids commission, National council for higher education, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi and many others.

She is also a strong leader, mentor, and volunteer worker. Has passion for the girl child, and so very involved in girl mentorship and distribution of reusable pads to keep girls in school. She is the current Executive Sponsor for the Standard Bank and UNICEF mentorship program.

She was the Financial Controller for Nico General Insurance Limited, prior to that, she was Chief accountant of Nico Holdings.