Mr. Mathias Katamba is the Chief Executive of dfcu Bank. Prior to joining dfcu, he was the Managing Director of Housing Finance Bank for 5 years during which he led the bank through a major transformation in its digital offering, customer experience and turnaround in financial performance. Before that he was Co-founder and Managing Partner of Progression Capital Africa a Private Equity Fund based in Mauritius set up to provide capital and technical support to microfinance institutions in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Zambia.
In a banking career spanning 2 decades, he previously held various positions at Orient Bank Limited, Post Bank Uganda, Barclays Africa, Pride Uganda, Finance Trust and Pride Microfinance Limited where he was instrumental in its transformation from an NGO into a Microfinance Deposit – Taking Institution
He has previously served as the Chairman/National President of the Association of Microfinance Institutions in Uganda (AMFIU), Member of the Investment Committee of the Deutsche Bank Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium, Member of the Steering Committee for Client Protection (SMART Campaign) at the Center for Financial inclusion and Director at the Private Sector Foundation in Uganda.