Simon Chuma is a self-driven, passionate and ambitious professional with sound working knowledge and experience in areas including banking, finance, business development, international trade, and management.
Prior to his appointment as Executive Director – Retail and Digital Channels for Access Bank Zambia Limited, Simon served in various capacities within the banking and financial services industry in Zambia, spearheading various initiatives that drove business growth. Amongst the senior roles he has served in include Head – Retail Banking at Zanaco, Zambia’s largest Retail bank and also Head of Small Business at Standard Chartered Bank. He has also served as Head – SME Banking, Head Retail Product Sales and Head Product and Channels, all at Zanaco.
He has over 20 years banking experience and holds a Master of Business Administration (International) with Edith Cowan University Australia, Bachelor of Arts from the University of Zambia and has attended trainings in Advanced Retail Banking, Cards & E-Banking Excellence in South Africa, Retail Banking Masterclass from London School of Retail Banking and Executive Leadership Development from the University of Pretoria (GIBS).
He has continued to build competencies around business development of Retail Clientele. His experience spans oversight responsibilities over Alternate (Digital) channels, Card & ATM business, Workforce Banking, HNW banking and Distribution and Women’s Banking, among others.