Ms. Melu is a banking executive with over 20 years of industry experience. She is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Absa Bank Zambia Plc. Prior to this, she served as the CEO of Barclays Africa Management as well as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of Commerce (Tanzania).
She holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Henley Management Business School, England and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (A.C.I.B). Her vast banking experience and demonstrated competencies in strong stakeholder management, developing and retaining high performance teams, building strategic alliances and driving digitization and innovation will be a welcome addition to the Board of Trustees.