Mbuvi Ngunze

Mbuvi Ngunze, BComm, FCA (England and Wales)

Mbuvi Ngunze, BComm, FCA (England and Wales)

Mbuvi returns to the Bamburi Group where he previously spent eight years from 1998 as Finance Manager, Group Finance Director and Managing Director - Hima.  He then moved to Lafarge Group where he held various roles including VP Group Internal Communications, Audit Director and General Manager Mbeya Cement in Tanzania.

After leaving Lafarge, Mbuvi joined Kenya Airways as Chief Operating Officer in September 2011 and was promoted to Group MD and CEO in November 2014, a position he held until May 2017.

Mbuvi is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales. He has been a director in Bamburi Cement Limited, Hima Cement Limited, Athi River Mining Limited, Kenya Airways PLC, Jambojet Limited, Precision Air, IATA Board of Governors and African Airlines Association.  He is currently Senior Advisor Operations & Strategy at Catalyst Principal Partners - an East African focused PE fund, while also serving as Chair of Safarilink Aviation Limited and Kenya Association of Air Operators. Further, Mbuvi is a member of the Boards of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, IPL and St Andrews Turi. He also provides mentorship to scale up entrepreneurs with Endeavor Kenya. 

Mbuvi was appointed to the Board on 30 August 2018. He serves on the Audit & Risk and the Nomination, Remuneration & HR Committees.