The Kenya Institute of Bankers was established in 1979 and registered under the Societies Act as the “Professional umbrella body” for the Banking and Finance sector in Kenya with a membership of 42 banks and Financial Institutions as corporate members and their employees as individual members. The institute has a countrywide reach, with a regional and global
partnership endeavor to help strengthen local stakeholders.
The Institute’s primary responsibility is to uphold the integrity of the Banking profession by promoting Acceptable Banking Standards by certifying professional banking education, training and providing consultancy & counseling, codes of conduct, and continuing professional development programs.
Since its inception decades ago, the Institute has been dedicated to supporting the Banking and Finance sector, through its training programs to ensure that employees in the sector are continuously well equipped to render the best service possible to bank clients and the banking fraternity in general. This also guarantees improved performance and profitability for the sector.