FINCA Zambia wishes to announce the appointment of Jetty Lungu as FINCA Zambia interim Chief Executive Officer. Jetty Lungu is a Board Member of FINCA Zambia’s board and is an expert in strategic and business planning, financial management and Digital Financial Services (DFS) with over 20 years’ worth of experience.

Jetty’s accomplishments include consulting for the Big 4 Audit firms across various industries including micro-financial services, where he successfully facilitated the setup of JMAAC Financial Services in Zambia; he also served as Head of Business Intelligence for Digicel in Papua New Guinea. Other areas of experience include telecoms, agriculture, manufacturing, mining and trading among others. He has served at Director and at Executive Committee level for multiple leading multinationals as well as committees for Airtel Zambia, CIMA Zambia and Southern Africa and ZICA among others.

Jetty holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Reading, Henley Business School (UK); he is a Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). He also holds an MBA in telecoms awarded by the Telecoms Academy, UK.

Part of the FINCA Impact Finance group, FINCA Zambia is a catalyst for financial inclusion. It is a member of a network of 20 microfinance institutions and banks worldwide, providing responsible financial services that enable low-income entrepreneurs and small business owners to invest in their futures. With over 30 years of global experience, and over 18 years in Zambia, FINCA Impact Finance delivers a double bottom line of social impact and financial sustainability. FINCA Impact Finance recently confirmed its commitment to the Zambian market with an equity injection to support the business. It also sources grant funding from global providers to drive financial inclusion such as digital and mobile services and agent banking to increase footprint for the underbanked.