James oversees the Technology and Transformation Division and is the secretary of CDSC’s Technology Committee of the Board.
James provides vision and leadership on ICT initiatives and has been instrumental in planning and implementing enterprise transformational Information Systems. He has also set up CDSC’s Cyber Security framework. He has a wealth of experience in the Information Communication Technology field, having implemented and managed Banking IT systems for 16 years working for ABSA Bank (formerly Barclays Bank) and Transnational Bank before joining CDSC.
He joined CDSC in September 2007 and is an astute ICT and strategic commercial leader with more than 20 years of demonstrated achievement and leadership experience at the Executive level in the Capital Markets and the Banking sector.
James holds a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems specializing in Strategic Management of ICT and Information Security from the University of Nairobi (2001) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics/Computer science from Kenyatta University (1991).
He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).