Appointed as Director in July 2019
Grace Makoko is a career banker with over twenty-five years’ experience in the banking industry in East Africa. She is one of a few East African bankers with senior banking experience in both Corporate Banking , Treasury Management and Financial Markets. She began her illustrious banking career at Standard Chartered Bank Uganda straight after graduating from Makerere University. Grace joined the bank as a contract staff in the loans administration unit and rose through the ranks to become Standard Chartered Bank’s East Africa Area Head of Financial Markets based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her regional responsibilities gave her vast exposure to the East African capital markets, the Banking industry, clients and regulators in the three main East African Markets with extensive dealings with and exposure to the Central Bank of Kenya, Bank of Tanzania and Bank of Uganda.