Waziri Elisha Barnabas
Board Chairman

Mr. Waziri Elisha Barnabas is the Director of Finance of the National Bank of Commerce (NBC) on which Board is also the Executive Director. He is a holder of Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Bcom-Accounting) from the University of Dar es Salaam, and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-T) No. ACPA 3078 from the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA). Mr. Barnabas has deep and long experience in the financial services sector. He holds Certificate in Directorship from the Institute of Directors in Tanzania (IODT). He was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for NMB Bank Plc for over 9 years; Senior Manager Finance & Control of NMB; Chief Financial Officer of Barclays Bank Tanzania Limited; and Head of Business Finance at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited. Some of the courses and workshops he has attended are: Customer Care; Achieving Market Leadership; Liquidity Management; Annual post-budget speech reviews (KPMG, PwC, Deloitte & Touche); Q12 Surveys by Gallup; Presentation Skills; Personal Finance Management; Strategy & Management in Banking Program (Dublin & London) and Strategic Leadership Course (New York and Mumbai) as coordinated by the World Women Banking (New York). He has also attended other course on Basel II and III in Singapore.