Mr. Kimathi is currently the Group Chief Finance Officer at KCB Group PLC.
He is a distinguished banker and finance expert with leadership experience spanning over 25 years having worked as Finance Director/CFO in several multinational organizations which include Cadbury East and Central Africa, AIG, East Africa Breweries Limited, BAT Sub Sahara Africa and BAT PLC in London.
Lawrence holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a merit from Warwick Business School UK, a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in accounting from United States International University – Africa (USIU) and is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya, CPA (K). He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Institute of Directors (IOD).
Lawrence represents the Capital Markets Challenge Fund on the CDSC Board