Filbert was appointed as Chief Retail Banking in June 2019 and has over 16 years of banking experience. Rejoined NMB Bank plc in June 2018 as Business Head Wholesale Banking from NBC limited, a member of Barclays Africa Group and recently Absa Group, where he served as Retail Banking Director and successfully drove the strategy to include Personal and Mass segments and pioneered the Distribution Optimization (Branches, ATMs and introduction of Agency Banking).

Prior to joining NBC Limited, he held different senior positions within NMB Bank including Head of MSME, Business Banking, and Head of Corporate Banking (Large local, MNCs and Emerging Corporates). He brought in a wealth of experience in Retail Banking, MSME, Corporate, and Agri Business.

Filbert is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Social Action Trust Fund (SATF) an NGO helping Most Vulnerable Children to become productive members of the society. He also sitting as member of Investment Committee in SME Impact Fund.

Filbert is an Associate Certified Public Accountant (ACPA (T)) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Hons) from University of Dar es salaam, and MBA from Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI). Filbert also attended senior leadership courses in Harvard Business School (HBS) (USA) and Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in South Africa.