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Established  1966 (1966)
Founded  1966
Headquarters  Nairobi
Central bank of  Kenya
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Preceded by  East African Currency Board

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The Central Bank of Kenya (Swahili: Benki Kuu ya Kenya) is Kenya's central bank. The bank is located in Nairobi. The bank's name is abbreviated to "CBK". Central Bank of Kenya was founded in 1966 after the dissolution of East African Currency Board (EACB).


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Role of the Bank

The Bank is active in promoting financial inclusion policy and is a leading member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion. It is also one of the original 17 regulatory institutions to make specific national commitments to financial inclusion under the Maya Declaration during the 2011 Global Policy Forum in Mexico.


The current governor of the bank is Patrick Ngugi Njoroge. Former Governors of the Bank are:

  • Dr. Leon Baranski (May 1966 - May 1967)
  • Mr. Duncan Ndegwa (May 1967 - December 1982)
  • Mr. Philip Ndegwa (December 1982 - January 1988)
  • Mr. Eric Kotut (January 1988 - July 1993)
  • Mr. Micah Cheserem (July 1993 - April 2001)
  • Mr. Nahashon Nyagah (April 2001 - March 2003)
  • Dr. Andrew Mullei (March 2003 - March 2007)
  • Prof. Njunguna Ndung'u(March 2007 - March 2015)
  • Dr. Patrick Ngugi Njoroge(June 2015 - Incumbent)
  • Deputy Governor

    The current Deputy Governor is Dr. Haron Sirima. Former Deputy Governors include:

  • Ahmed Abdallah 1983-1984
  • Eric Cheruiyot Kutut 1984
  • Wanjohi Muriithi - Appointed 1992
  • Thomas Nzioki Kibua - Appointed 1997
  • Edward C Sambili 2001
  • Jacinta Wanjala Mwatela - Appointed 2005
  • Board of Directors

    The composition of the current board of directors is as follows:

  • Dr. Mbui Wagacha - Ag. Chairman of the Board
  • Dr. Patrick Njoroge - Governor
  • Dr. Haron Sirima - Deputy Governor
  • Mr. Joseph Kinyua - PS Treasury, Member
  • Ms Vivienne A. Y. Apopo,
  • Dr. William Otiende Ogara,
  • Mr. John G. Msafari,
  • Ms Florence K. Muindi,
  • References

    Central Bank of Kenya Wikipedia

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