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Dr. James Wilson Muwanga is a Ugandan Economist and one of the most respected academicians of the land. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) in Economics from Utah State University in Utah, USA. Dr. Muwanga has served as Chairman Board of Directors of one of the regulated commercial banks in the country, member of Advisory Steering Committees of various financial institutions, consultant of specialised Governmant Ministries and Projects and has also served as Consultant for the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.

He brings to the Board over 10 years of business and professional experience and a dynamic balance between corporate, consulting and academics.



Mr. Haider Daudani has 38 years of experience in the banking industry. He was the CEO of Diamond Trust since 1991, overseeing its conversion into a fully-fledged bank in 1995. He later joined Capital Finance Corporation Limited as Managing Director in 1997, also driving its conversion into a fully-fledged commercial bank in 2010, making him the founding Managing Director of ABC Capital Bank. He holds the post of Vice Chairman of the Forex Bureau Association which he was a founding member of and instrumental in its establishment.



Mr. Kemal Lalani is an international businessman with over 30 years of experience in multiple business ventures in five countries including Pakistan, Dubai, Congo, Kenya and Uganda. He was the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Capital Finance Company for 15 years. He has also served on the Aga Khan Planning Board and has vast understanding of the Ugandan market.

Ashraf Savani



Mr. Ashraf Savani is the Chairman of the African Banking Corporation Ltd. He has 44 years of experience in the banking industry and is the founding Managing Director of ABC Bank, having started it in 1984, first as a financial institution before converting it to a fully-fledged bank in 1994. He started his banking career in 1964 with Habib Bank Ltd rising to the position of Vice President at Habib Bank A.G. Zurich in 1984, when he left to form Consolidated Finance Company now known as African Banking Corporation Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Diploma in Banking. 



Mr. Shamaz Savani has a B.Com in Finance and a B.A. in Economics; both from McMaster University, Canada, and an MBA from the University of Surrey in the UK. He has over 15 years of banking experience and is well versed with the dynamics of the banking industry in Africa. He is a strategic thinker and skilled in leading teams in policy-formulation, implementation and evaluation.



Mr. Mahendra Singh Rawat is a proficient banker with over 30 years of experience in multi ethnic organizations in three emerging markets and joined the ABC capital bank as CEO in August 2012.Prior to joining ABC Capital he was CEO of Inter Commercial bank  Albania and prior to this Mr Rawat was heading various leadership roles in State bank of India in the Middle East  and India. Mr Rawat is has masters in Economics and CAIIB.



Mr Deviinder Gupta is the Group CEO of ABC Bank joined in June 2010.Prior to joining ABC bank Mr Deviinder held various key leadership roles in corporate, retail and wholesale banking in ICICI bank and NCEDX in India. Mr Deviinder has a Honors in economics from Delhi university and CAIIB.


Mr. Fulgence Mungereza is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years who brings into the bank vast experience in auditing, management consultancy, privatization and insolvency assignments. He has held various roles including as President of the Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, Chairman of the Chartered Certified Accountants Society of Uganda and Chairman of the Financial Advisory Services. He is a leading Insolvency authority in Uganda.