Mr. Richard Omwela became the Chairman of ABC Bank Group in 2014, taking over from Mr. Ashraf Savani who voluntarily retired from the position. He holds a law degree from the University of Nairobi & a Diploma from Kenya School of Law. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a partner in the leading Nairobi law firm of Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Advocates, where he is in charge of the Commercial & Conveyance Department.
Richard Omwela is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries of Kenya. He has been a Director of the Bank since 2000. Mr. Omwela sits on the boards of several other companies. He is currently the Chairman of Kenya Rugby Union (KRU), having been elected in March 2015. He previously held the same position in KRU, and Westlands Rotary Club of Nairobi.