John Rutere, Head, Office of Finance & Management Services
John Rutere has joined UNCDF as the Head of Finance & Management Services (FMS) in New York, USA in 2021.
Prior to joining UNCDF, John worked with UNDP for the last 12 years in the Office of Financial Resource Management (OFRM) where he held various roles including Chief of Financial Performance Management where his responsibilities including rolling out UNDP’s implementing partner risk management policies, rolling out digitized financial monitoring tools and UNDP’s annual assertion process. Prior to his last role at UNDP, John also served as the Chief of Treasury Accounting where he had responsibility for the accounting and reporting of all investment portfolio managed by UNDP and was responsible for UNDP’s policies on revenues and receivables including rolling out IPSAS policies when UNDP adopted IPSAS in 2012. Prior to joining UNDP, John worked for GE Capital in the US and in Australia as a Vice President in risk management and underwriting, Bear Stearns Investment Bank in NY and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Nairobi and the United Kingdom.
John holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Cornell University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a Kenyan national and speaks fluent English and Swahili.
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