Board Of Directors



1Gerald was appointed the Chairman of Tropical Bank Limited in June 2008. He was formerly Minister of various ministries including Trade and Industry, Natural Resources and Finance Planning and Economic Development. He brings to the Bank a wealth of knowledge and experience having previously worked with Barclays bank for a period of 9 years. He is currently a Senior presidential Advisor on Financial matters and a great crop and animal farmer. He holds a bachelors degree in B.Com from University of Nairobi and a diploma in Banking.



Christopher is currently heading, Parastatal monitoring Unit, Ministry of finance, Planning and Economic developments, 2000-2008 Team leader, Parastatal monitoring Unit, Ministry of finance, Planning and Economic developments,1997-2000 Business analyst Parastatal monitoring Unit, Ministry of finance, Planning and Economic developments. Other Key responsibilities,1997-1999 Representative of MFPED/EDP on the investment Term Credit Refinance Fund(ITCRF) under development of Finance Dept of Bank of Uganda,1997-1999   Board Member- National Housing and Construction Company Ltd, 2005-2010 Board member- Sugar Corporation of Uganda ltd (SCOUL) & Cable Corporation Ltd, 2007-2010 Board member- Mandela National Stadium Ltd, 2008-2011 Board Member –Uganda Posts Ltd, 2008-2011 Board Member- National Housing and Construction Company Ltd, 2009-2014- Board Member Uganda Telecom, 2010-2011 Ag. Chief Executive Officer of the revived Uganda Development Corporation (UDC).


Managing Director.


Mr. Krekshi Sameh Mahmud now Managing Director was General Manager in Tropical Bank since 2015, during which period he particularly spearheaded the transformational thrust of our corporate drive as an institution which resulted in our now famous and visible 2016 -2020 Strategic Vision. He is a visionary, action oriented and hands-on Leader, with over 20 years’ experience in; Treasury Operations; Trade Finance; Investment and Portfolio Management; International relations and Marketing; General bank Operations among others.




Mr. Seyfullah Salim has wealthy experience in banking having served in various positions including, Clerk at the International Finance Department 1982-1994, Libyan Foreign Bank.  Assistant Manager of Treasury Department, Arab Turkish Bank-Istanbul Turkey 1994- 1999, clerk at the International Finance Department 2000-2001 Libyan Foreign Bank. Deputy Manager Finance 2001-2007, Manager  International Finance Banking 2008-2012, Manager Foreign Relations Department December 2012 to date Libyan Foreign Bank.  Education: Bachelors in Accounting from Gharyounis University Benghazi-Libya June 1982, High Diploma in Banking studies from The Arab Institute for Banking Studies Amman – Jordan January 1990, High Diploma Industrial Planning from the High Institute of Planning Tripoli – Libya on June 1996,Master Degree in Banking Studies from the Academy of High Studies Tripoli-Libya .


Board Secretary


Sophie joined Tropical Bank Legal Department in 2011 and is currently the Board Secretary. She is a qualified lawyer, advocate of the courts of judicature of Uganda and also holds a Post graduate Diploma in Legal practice.