Kennedy Okong’o

Manager, Medical Credit Fund East Africa - Pharmaccess Group

Kennedy Okong’o

Manager, Medical Credit Fund East Africa - Pharmaccess Group

Biography

Kennedy Okong’o is a career banker with over 15 years banking experience. He joined PharmAccess in December 2016 under Medical Credit Fund which was set up in 2009 as a means of bridging the gap between African Private Health Care Providers and Financial institutions by leveraging on the perceived credit risk involved in lending to the health sector.

Current duties include: Participating in the underwriting process for all loans in Kenya under Medical Credit Fund, Supervision, Training and Guidance of Business Analysts and Business Technical Partners, Main link person with the Partner Banks, Supervision of the Medical Credit Fund Portfolio with the partner banks and Relationship Management of the Large Private Health Care providers in East Africa in liaison with respective country teams.

Prior to this he worked in several banks in different capacities from the level of Business Relationship Officer to Branch Manager (Sidian, Equity, United Bank of Africa, Chase and Bank of Africa). He has a vast experience in Management (overall banking), Banking, Portfolio Management, Micro finance, Retail/SME lending, Loan recovery and Credit Risk Analysis.