Mr. Paul Onsakia was promoted to Deputy Head of the Banking Supervision Division effective 30 May 2022.
In his new role, he will support the Head of the Division in the management of the Division’s regulatory functions in accordance with CIMA’s legislative mandate and strategic plan.
Mr. Onsakia joined the Banking Supervision Division in August 2017 as a Senior Analyst and was subsequently promoted to the Chief Analyst in January 2020, a position he held until his promotion to Deputy Head. He was the inaugural recipient of the Employee of the Quarter Award in Quarter 1 2020 in recognition of his contributions to the Banking Supervision Division.
Before joining CIMA, Mr. Onsakia worked with the Ernst & Young office in Kenya where he advanced through the ranks to the role of Audit Manager. In this capacity, he was responsible for financial and statutory audits of key financial services sector clients including leading banks.
Mr. Onsakia holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Risk Manager, and a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.