MR. JAMES NDUNGU MUREU
Mr James Ndungu Mureu, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Hartford University, USA and is currently studying for an MBA from the Mancosa College of Business, South Africa. He also holds a diploma in banking from the Kenya Polytechnic. Mr. Mureu worked for the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) for 14 years before venturing into business where he founded Master Conveyors Ltd, a logistics company. Later he relocated to Australia where besides being the National Chamber of Commerce & Industry liaison officer where he handled trade related issues on behalf of the Kenyan High Commission, he founded Treasures of Africa which Markets and promots Kenyan Tea and Coffee.
He has interests in the construction, telecommunications and financial services sectors through his companies Prolong(Kenya) Ltd, Mastrade Holdings Ltd, a leading Safaricom Data services provider company and most recently has set up a One Stop Financial Services Solution Centre respectively.
Mr Mureu is currently the Managing Director of Prolong Paints K Ltd, the Executive Chairman of Mastrade Holdings Ltd, non-executive chairman of Afrinol Holdings Ltd and Tana Biomass Generation Company. The Naivasha based businessman also practices large scale farming in Tana River County.
He has been the National Vice President of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mombasa County, and Chairman of the National Economic Diplomacy Committee, Captain and Chairman of the Nyali Golf & Country Club. He is a founder member of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, and the National Peace Committee Coast Chapter. He currently sits in both the joint business Councils of Kenya/Nigeria and Kenya/Algeria.
He is a Lion scout and holder of the Gold award of the President’s award Scheme. He has attended a number of corporate governance courses and participated in numerous forums that promote trade in Kenya and the East African region.