Jeremy Awori is CEO / Managing Director at Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd and joined Barclays in February 2013. Prior to joining Barclays he has held various positions within Standard Chartered Bank including being the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania (2008 to 2012), Regional Sales Director, SCB West Region – Middle East, South Asia and Africa, handling 23 countries (2005 to 2008). He was also the Head of Consumer Banking, SCB UAE (2003 to 2005). Other positions held include being the Head of Consumer Banking and Executive Director for the Bank in Kenya & East Africa. He has also lived and worked in the in UK, North America and Asia.
Jeremy completed his Master’s in Business Administration from McGill University, Montreal Canada. He also holds a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Manchester University in the United Kingdom.
In addition to his responsibilities at Barclays, Jeremy is the past Chairman of the Kenya Bankers Association, is a board member of Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and sits on several other executive forums in Kenya. Jeremy is also a member of YPO and is an Aspen Global Leadership Institute fellow.
Jeremy is married with three children and his interests include swimming and several other sports.