Lawrence Mafuru

Lawrence Mafuru

Managing Partner

Lawrence is a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Bankable. He is a seasoned banker with a distinguished career that spanned from Banking into the Public Sector. His varied experience in the industry over the last 20 years includes roles as Country Head of Treasury at (NBC), Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director (NBC) and Chairman of the Tanzanian Bankers Association (TBA). Lawrence also served in the Government as Treasury Registrar at the Ministry of Finance.

Other previous roles in which Lawrence served includes Director of Resources Mobilisation and Economic Sectors in the President’s Office Delivery Bureau (PDB) and Bank of Tanzania (BoT) Statutory Manager for FBME Bank Ltd.

He is currently serving in the Investment Board of Financial Sector Deepening Trust Fund (FSDT) Tanzania and Board of Trustees of Benjamin Mkapa Foundation (BMF). He is also a member of CEO Roundtable, Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) COVID -19 Advisory Committee and is a Fellow of Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) East Africa. Lawrence holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Dar es Salaam.