Lowani Chibesakunda


Born and raised in Zambia, Lowani Chibesakunda’s enriching Citi career begun 20 years ago. She was most recently appointed as Citi Zambia CEO. Becoming the first Zambian female to be appointed to this role.


She has held various leadership positions within Citi Zambia:


  • Corporate Bank Head, Citi Zambia: January 2016 – 1st May 2020
  • Senior Relationship Manager, Public Sector Clients and Unit Head, Citi Zambia: 2014 – 2015
  • Account Services Head, Citibank Zambia November: 2003 – July 2004
  • Citiservice Representative, Citibank Zambia: April 2000 – October 2003


She has also had the privilege of working in other Citi presence countries such as South Africa, China, and the United Kingdom. She holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University, a degree in Financial Services from the University of the West of England Bristol & Certificate in Banking from the Chartered Institute of Bankers – UK. Lowani, prides herself in being a strong advocate of leading by coaching, mentoring and in having strong customer relationship skills. In her spare time, Lowani is an ardent gardener and values family time.