Joyce-Ann Wainaina

Joyce-Ann Wainaina is Head of Global Subsidiaries Group for Citi Sub Sahara Africa. Citi provides Corporate and Investment Banking solutions to the subsidiaries of our Global Multinational clients across Sub Sahara Africa covering 11 countries in South, East, West and Central Africa. 

She has an extensive career with Citi starting in 1990 and has held senior positions across Africa covering country management, corporate banking, product management, operations and controls. Joyce-Ann was previously the CEO for Citi East Africa for 5 years. 

Joyce-Ann is passionate about developing talent in Africa; she co-designed the Sapphire Leadership Programme a mentoring program for senior talent development in Citi across Middle East and Africa. She also partnered with the Kenya Bankers Association and the Central Bank of Kenya to establish a mentorship program for Women Leaders in the Banking industry in Kenya. She is a founding Trustee of the JB Wanjui Education Trust focused on providing grants to girls in university in Kenya. Joyce-Ann also invests in emerging business enterprises founded by Africans. 

Joyce-Ann holds a B.S Finance from Duquesne University Pittsburgh, USA and M.S Financial Economics, University of London (SOAS). 

She is married with 3 children.

Managing Director Global Subsidiaries Group Head – Sub Sahara Africa