Ester Kali

Financial Services Advanced Diploma and Credit Diploma (Institute of Bankers South Africa)

MBA in Strategic Management (Maastricht School of Management)

Ms. Kali joined Letshego Namibia in November 2014 as Chief Executive Officer from FNB Namibia, where she held the position of
Head of Retail and Business Banking. She is responsible for leading the Namibian subsidiary in developing and executing the overall country strategy in line with the Group’s strategic intent and brand promise. Under her leadership, Letshego Bank Namibia obtained its banking license.

She has over 25 years’ experience in the banking industry of which 20 years consisted of various management roles she served. As the Executive Head of Retail and Business Banking, she was responsible for, inter alia, providing guidance and direction towards the achievement of the strategic goals and objectives of the business. She was further responsible for the development of strategies to improve operational risk management in retail banking.

Ms. Kali is a respected member of the banking industry, having served as the Chairman of the Payments Association of Namibia from August 2006 to May 2008. Moreover, she has served as a member of the Executive Committee for the Institute of Bankers Namibia from 2012 to 2014.