Stephen Tio Kauma

Director of Human Resources, African Export Import Bank


Stephen Tio Kauma is a 43 year old Ugandan national who lives in Cairo, Egypt. He is currently employed as the Director of Human Resources for the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank), a pan African multilateral Bank devoted to financing and promoting intra and extra African trade. Since 1994, Afreximbank has approved over $35 billion in credit facilities for African business, including about $4.5 billion in 2014.

Mr Kauma attended the renowned boarding schools Budo Junior School and King’s College Budo outside Kampala from 1979 until 1991 when he joined University.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Makerere University, Kampala (1995), an MBA (Finance) from Makerere University Business School, Kampala (2004) and a Diploma in HR from the Uganda Management Institute, Kampala (2005).

He joined Afreximbank in November 2008 as an HR Officer, rising through the ranks to the current position he holds as a Head of Department and a member of the Management team.