Uganda’s Leading Financial Partner for Growth

Strategic Aspiration

Our Leadership Team

I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited is managed by a team of competent professionals with diverse experience across several management disciplines; they are driven by the passion to position the bank as a pacesetter in the banking sector.

Kumaran Pather

Kumaran Pather

Managing Director & CEO

Kumaran Pather

Kumaran Pather

Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Kumaran Pather joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in January 2020 as Managing Director. He is a seasoned banking executive with experience in Retail Business Banking spanning over two decades across seven countries.  He is reputed with building winning Banking strategies that have led to transformative business performance throughout his career. He was most recently the Retail Business Banking Director at Barclays Uganda. He started his banking career in South Africa before he moved to Botswana as Barclays’ Retail Director. He then took on the role of Head of Retail Sales at BMI Bank in Bahrain and would later serve as General Manager, Retail Banking Services at Teba Bank in South Africa. He returned to Barclays as Retail Business Banking Director, serving in Mozambique, Tanzania, and most recently, Uganda. Kumaran holds an MBA from the University of Johannesburg and has attended Executive Leadership Programs in South Africa and at Cass Business School in London.
Sam Ntulume

Sam Ntulume

Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer

Sam Ntulume

Sam Ntulume

Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Sam Ntulume joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in 2021. Sam has a working career span of 28 years in various sectors of the economy with 16 years of these being in the Financial Services Industry. He has a wealth of experience in Executive Leadership, Corporate Governance, Strategy & Innovation, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisition, Risk Management & Control, Compliance, Financial Management, Corporate Reporting, Operations & Information Technology and Transformation at Senior Management and Board level, having worked for both international and local institutions within and outside Uganda. Sam has held several Executive Management positions and was most recently the Executive Director, Finance & Strategy at NCBA Bank Uganda Limited. He served as Executive Director and subsequently as Managing Director of NC Bank Uganda Limited prior to the business amalgamation with Commercial Bank of Africa (Uganda) Limited. He also served in senior management roles at Stanbic Bank in both Uganda and Kenya, Total Uganda Limited and Uganda Revenue Authority. Sam holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the East & Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI) in Arusha; is a qualified Accountant (FCCA & CPA) and holds a Diploma in Business Studies (UDBS) from the National College of Business Studies, currently known as the Makerere University Business School. Sam enjoys supporting social transformation causes and coaching & mentoring young people during his spare time.
Edward Gibson Nangono

Edward Gibson Nangono

Chief Business Officer

Edward Gibson Nangono

Edward Gibson Nangono

Chief Business Officer

Mr. Edward Gibson Nangono is Chief Business Officer, heading the Commercial Banking Department. Gibson has a Master of Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot watt University, UK, a Diploma in Information & Communication Technology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement & Supply chain Management from Uganda Management Institute and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree of Makerere University, Kampala. He has attended several leadership programs including; Absa Manager Excellence program at The Gordon Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2019-2020, Barclays Africa Leadership Program at The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) London; 2018 and Finance for Non- Finance Managers; Johannesburg School of Finance, 2009. He has Fourteen years of expertise in business strategy formulation and development, business growth, governance and controls and works well with teams. Most recently, Gibson has been the Acting Corporate Banking Director at Absa Bank Uganda Limited in charge of driving strategy and business performance for the Corporate function. Prior to that, he performed in different functions at Absa Bank/Barclays including Vice President, Head of Large Local & Regional Corporates, Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager, Commercial Banking Division. Gibson also worked at Stanbic Bank as a Business & Personal Banker and subsequently into the Corporate and Investment Banking Division where he managed a portfolio of Government institutions and statutory bodies.
Andrew Ssekamwa

Andrew Ssekamwa

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Ssekamwa

Andrew Ssekamwa

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ssekamwa joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in 2020. He is a chartered seasoned finance professional with dynamic leadership experience across both multinational and local organizations, with a rich mix of accounting, finance, audit and advisory, tax, strategy, and business development. His experience spans across different sectors; Financial Services, Manufacturing, FMCGs, and private practice, in different countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, and South Sudan.  He is commercially astute, results-oriented with a focus on delivering organizational objectives while managing stakeholder relationships. Prior to joining I&M Bank, Mr. Ssekamwa worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers - Uganda and Rwanda, SABMiller (Now AB-Inbev in South Sudan), Standard Chartered Bank (Uganda and Tanzania), and Movit Products Limited (Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia). He has also served on the ACCA Uganda Member Network Panel as Vice Chairperson, leading the development of the ACCA Uganda Chapter technical and strategic intent of ensuring members remain engaged and updated to deliver in their respective capacities as accountants.
Joseph Fetaa

Joseph Fetaa

Head of Products & Channels

Joseph Fetaa

Joseph Fetaa

Head of Products & Channels

Mr. Fetaa joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in July 2020 as the Head of Products & Channels. He has over 17 years of banking experience in roles across Credit, Audit, MI & Analytics, Cards, and Bancassurance. Prior to joining I&M Bank, he was the Head Cards & Bancassurance at Absa Bank Uganda. Mr. Fetaa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Economics major) (Hons) from Makerere University and a Masters in Economic Policy Management from Makerere University.
Katherine S. Turinawe

Katherine S. Turinawe

Head of Human Resources

Katherine S. Turinawe

Katherine S. Turinawe

Head of Human Resources

Ms. Katherine joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in December 2020 as Head of Human Resources. She has over 17 years of working experience having worked in senior roles at Barclays Bank Uganda, Vision Group, Toyota Uganda Limited. Prior to joining I&M Bank, Ms. Katherine was the Head of Human Resources at KCB Bank Rwanda Plc. Ms. Katherine holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) from  Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, a Post Graduate Bachelor of Social Science Honors Degree, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, and MSc, Human Resources, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh Business School, UK.
Duncan George Karugaba

Duncan George Karugaba

Head of Operations

Duncan George Karugaba

Duncan George Karugaba

Head of Operations

Mr. Karugaba joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in February 2021 as the Head of Operations with 19 years of work experience, of which 16 are in the financial services sector. Prior to joining I&M Bank, Mr. Karugaba held senior roles at Absa Bank Uganda where he was the Head of Retail & Business Banking Operations & Control. Mr. Karugaba has been key in the reorganization of the operations function through processes reviews & mapping to optimize performance, strategically reposition the Operations structure, improve staff engagement levels to drive delivery of the strategy, and the embedment of a risk/control culture within the Operations Function. Mr. Karugaba holds a Bachelor’s of Environmental Management degree (Hons) from Makerere University, an MSc. Financial Management from Middlesex University, United Kingdom, and a Diploma in Risk Management in Banking as an Advanced International Training Program KPMG, Sweden.
Annette Nakiyaga

Annette Nakiyaga

Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing

Annette Nakiyaga

Annette Nakiyaga

Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing

Ms Annette Nakiyaga joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited on 1st June 2022 as Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications. She is a sales, marketing, and corporate communications professional, with 12 years of work experience obtained from Uganda Breweries Ltd. She brings a wealth of experience to this position with expertise in brand building, consumer insights, marketing judgement, public relations, corporate relations, key accounts management, strategic analysis, and commerciality. Annette holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Makerere University and certifications in Way of Selling, Luxury Capability Program and Brand Building from INSEAD Business School (one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools).
Charles Kiirya

Charles Kiirya

Head of Credit

Charles Kiirya

Charles Kiirya

Head of Credit

Mr Charles Kiirya joined I&M Bank in April 2021 as Head of Credit. Charles has over 18 years’ dynamic banking experience with expertise spanning areas of Credit Risk, Compliance, Operational Risk and Relationship Management in international and regional banks. Prior to joining I&M Bank Charles was with Standard Chartered Bank for 15 years and worked with Bank of Africa Uganda before that. Charles holds a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics and is a chartered accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He has also had various professional training across Credit Risk, Compliance, Operational Risk, Financial Markets and Relationship Management. He has previously been a Credit Risk trainer at Makerere University.
Denis Damba

Denis Damba

Head of Treasury

Denis Damba

Denis Damba

Head of Treasury

Mr. Damba joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in January 2020 as the Head of Treasury. He has over 13 years of banking experience in roles across the Treasury and prior to joining I&M Bank, he was the Liquidity Manager at DFCU Bank. Mr. Damba holds a Bachelor’s of Tourism degree (Hons) from Makerere University and is an ACI certified as a Treasury dealer.
Natalie Erinah Kironde

Natalie Erinah Kironde

Head of Legal and Compliance

Natalie Erinah Kironde

Natalie Erinah Kironde

Head of Legal and Compliance

Ms. Natalie joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in June 2011 as a Legal Officer. She has 10 years of banking experience in Legal, compliance, litigation, secretarial services, and advisory. Ms. Natalie holds a Bachelor’s of Laws degree (Hons) from Makerere University, a Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Bar Course), and an accredited advocate of the High Court and courts subordinate. Ms. Natalie is a member of Uganda Law Society and East Africa Law Society.
Srinallapa Kumar

Srinallapa Kumar

Head of IT

Srinallapa Kumar

Srinallapa Kumar

Head of IT

Mr. Kumar joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in 2007 as Head IT. He has over 16 years of experience in the ICT space in India, and Uganda. Mr. Kumar holds a Bachelors of Computer Sciences degree (Hons) from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh; Masters in Computer Sciences from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh and MBA (Masters in Information Technology) from Sikkim Manipal University, Uganda
Oscar Karamagi

Oscar Karamagi

Head of Internal Audit

Oscar Karamagi

Oscar Karamagi

Head of Internal Audit

Mr. Karamagi joined I&M Bank (Uganda) Limited in 2013 as Internal Audit Officer. He has over 20 years of Banking experience in roles across Banking Operations, Credit, and Internal Audit. Prior to joining I&M Bank, Mr. Karamagi held various roles at Centenary Rural Development Bank Limited and DFCU Bank. Mr. Karamagi is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Uganda), holds a Masters of Science in Accounting and Finance from Makerere University, and a Bachelors of Commerce majoring in Accounting degree (Hons) from Makerere University.