SC Ventures is the business unit of Standard Chartered that focuses on enabling innovation in the Bank and engages in external activities around business investments, new ventures, and fintech engagement by connecting them to the bank through match-making, open challenges, and test solutions through a rapid proof of concept framework.
A Managing Director at Standard Chartered his previous roles include Head of Transaction Banking for Kenya and East Africa region, prior to that he covered Ghana and West Africa in the same capacity.
Prior to joining SCB, he worked in various capacities at a major global bank including Transaction Bank Head for Cameroon and Central Africa, General Manager Operations and Technology in Zambia, Financial Controller and Chief of Staff (Risk Administration and Human Resources) in Tanzania. During this period, he also served as Executive Director on the subsidiary Boards of the bank in both Tanzania and Zambia
Kennedy is a UK Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA).