Kandolo Kasongo joined the Board of Directors of Union Bank as an Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer in 2013.
His first role was as an analyst in Manchester, England and he has since built a 30 year career in the banking industry. His career in risk management commenced with his role as Head of Risk and Senior Credit Officer for East, West and North/West Africa successively based in Johannesburg, Abidjan/Lagos and Cairo in Citibank.
After 27 years at Citigroup, he moved to Barclays Bank as Risk Director for Global Retail and Commercial Banking where he had oversight for 14 African countries, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and Russia.
In April 2009 he relocated to Lagos, Nigeria, to take up the position of Credit Head for Nigeria.
Mr. Kasongo holds a degree Ingénieur Commercial et de Gestion from the Faculte Universitaire Catholique de Mons, Belgium