Mbuvi Ngunze

CEO, Kenya Airways

Mbuvi Ngunze holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

He is a Chartered Accountant (England and Wales) and is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Management Development Program (PMD75).

He joined Price Waterhouse in Nairobi in 1990.

In the UK, he started off as an audit assistant and left five years later as an assistant manager.

In 1995, he rejoined Price Waterhouse in Kenya as Audit Manager, leading audits of various blue chip companies and also involved in training and recruitment.

In 1998, he joined Bamburi Cement (a Lafarge subsidiary) as Finance Manager and was promoted Finance Director later on.

He held this position up to March 2002 when he was appointed Managing Director Hima Cement Uganda (Lafarge).


In May 2006, he moved to Lafarge in Paris where he assumed various executive positions.He first joined Kenya Airways in September 2011 as Chief Operating Officer.