Full Name
Job Title
Chief Finance Officer
Speaker Bio
Dilip, who joined Safaricom as the CFO in November 2020, has more than 31 years of experience in finance. His division is responsible for the overall financial planning, management, and oversight of the organization. Previously, he was the CFO of DTAC Thailand, a part of the Telenor Group, since 2017. Prior to DTAC, he was the CFO of Grameenphone Bangladesh, a role that he held for three years. Before Grameenphone, Dilip held various finance roles in Vodafone India in Mumbai, rising to the role of EVP Finance. He has also held senior finance roles in other organizations, namely Hutchinson Essar, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages and Tata Tinplate. Dilip has held board positions in various institutions including Carousell, Singapore (leading online classified company of South Asia), Tele Assets, Thailand (DTAC subsidiary), Accenture Bangladesh (joint venture of Accenture and Telenor), Indus Tower (JV with Bharti Airtel and Idea) and Vodafone Essar Spacetel Limited (Vodafone India subsidiary). He currently sits on the boards of Safaricom Group Plc, Safaricom Ethiopia, EADAK (the first device manufacturing in East Africa) amongst others.