Risper Genga Ohaga


Job Title: Group chief financial officer

Company: East African Breweries Limited


Risper Genga Ohaga was appointed group chief financial officer of East African Breweries Limited (EABL) in February 2020.

She is an experienced finance professional who holds non executive director roles at I&M Bank and APA Insurance as well.

Prior to joining EABL, Risper was the chief finance officer for Barclays Bank Zambia. She joined Barclays in 2008 as a regional director for Internal Audit, before moving on to director for Africa in November 2011, after which she took on the role of managing director for Africa RBB. This time at Barclays was preceded by a nine-year stint at KPMG.

Risper holds a B.Com (Honours) in Accounting from the University of Nairobi and became a certified public accountant in 1993.

February 2020 - Present: Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, East African Breweries Ltd
February 2023 - Present: Non Executive Director, I&M Bank Ltd
January 2022 - Present: Non Executive Director, APA Insurance Ltd
November 2015 - February 2020: Chief Finance Officer, Barclays Bank Zambia Plc
January 2014 - November 2015: Managing Director, Barclays Internal Audit, Africa RBB
November 2011 - December 2013: Director for Africa, Barclays Internal Audit
December 2008 - October 2011: Regional Director, Barclays Internal Audit
September 1999 - November 2008: Senior Manager, KPMG

1996 - 1999: B.Com (Honours), University of Nairobi
1993 - 1995: Certified Public Accountant

East African Breweries Ltd
East African Breweries Limited (EABL) is East Africa’s leading branded alcohol beverage business with brands that range from beer, spirits and adult non-alcoholic drinks.

It has breweries, distilleries, support industries and a distribution network across the region and aims to be the most celebrated business in Eastern Africa.

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