Mr. Jared Getenga


CEO Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya

Jared Getenga is the Chief Executive Officer, Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya (CIS Kenya). He worked for the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) for more than 20 years in Banking Supervision and Deposit Protection. His Banking Supervision experience was largely in policy formulation on banking sector stability.

He also worked as CBK-Appointed Statutory Advisor, Statutory Manager and Liquidation Agent in several troubled banks. Jared was later appointed Financial Sector Specialist with the Financial and Legal Sector Technical Assistance Project (FLSTAP), funded by the World Bank IDA, DFID and GOK for purposes of coordinating technical assistance to Kenya’s Financial and Legal sectors.

On secondment from CBK, he founded the Kenya Credit Information Sharing Initiative in 2009, as a vehicle to establish the credit information sharing (CIS) mechanism in Kenya. Having registered a nationwide credit providers Association (AKCP) in 2014, he was appointed founder CEO and helped develop mechanisms for self-regulation, alternative dispute resolution, credit scoring, credit risk management etc. He is a committee member of the Africa Credit Information Sharing Association (ACISA) and the International Committee for Credit Reporting (ICCR).