Alban Mwendar is a 53 year old Kenyan with B.Ed. (1st class Hons) and MBA (University of Nairobi) degrees.He has worked in 5 different corporate organizations in different capacities – for a total of 28 years. He started off as a Management Trainee in Unilever Kenya (EAI) and grew over 8 years through the ranks as a Personnel Assistant – Industrial Relations, Factory Personnel Manager, Training & Development Manager, and Logistics Sourcing Manager. He moved onto British American Tobacco (BAT) where he worked as Head of Human Resources for 5 years, and was a member of the BAT (Kenya) Executive Committee. He then moved onto Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) in 2000 as the Group HR Director for 4 years, also on the Group’s Executive Committee. He has also been the Group HR Director of East African Breweries Ltd (EABL), a member of the EABL Group Executive, and a Board member of Kenya Breweries Ltd for 7 years. He is now the Group HR Director of Kenya Airways Ltd. In the past, he has served in senior capacities in various bodies eg. in the Institute of HRM (Vice Chairman), Kenya Institute of Bankers (Vice Chairman), Board of Governors Alliance High School, Chairman – Methodist Guest House, Executive Council Member – Agricultural Society of Kenya, etc. He is currently also a Director on the Boards of Jamii Bora Bank and the African Banking Corporation Group.