Jimmy Karima Chakacha

SME Banking Consultant, Advisory Services, IFC- World Bank Group

Jimmy is an SME Banking Consultant for advisory services at the IFC with over 10 years’ experience in Financial & Non-financial Services in Banking and project management in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria. Priority sectors include Financial Operations, Non-financial services, (SME) banking, Gender & Economic Programs.

He has previously served as Financial Services Management Consultant with Tiny Totos Kenya Limited, where he supported financial sustainability program for the MSMEs (Women Entrepreneurs in Urban Slums)

He has worked in Tanzania as a Finance & Markets Consultant for ACRA (Association of Cooperation for Rural Africa) He has served as an Operations Officer with Ecobank Transnational Bank Kenya

He holds a Master’s degree from Graduate School of Economics and International Relations, Milan-Italy in International Development and a Bachelor’s degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology in Mathematics. He is also a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and an Associate member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. He also holds a Diploma in French from Alliance Francaise De Mombasa. He is a Certified IFC-LPI Trainer (2022)

He has a track record of excellence & work ethics. Letter of commendation 2020 (Fidelity Bank Ghana). Awarded Best Banking Employee of the 2015 (Ecobank) and Service Excellence Award (2015). Banking Deposit Mobilization Medal award.