:: Chair – (Finance Committee)
He brings a wealth of experience in management consultancy, statutory audits, MIS Audits and impact assessment on projects having worked in various institutions such as Dan & Anderson Associates, Sub-Saharan Africa (ABM) Eastman Kodak Inc. and Wachira Irungu & Associates.
Industry – Years in Industry: 30+
Mr. Awendo has over 20 years of post qualification experience in audit, accounting, management consultancy, corporate finance and entrepreneurship. Dan has worked in various senior management positions in both local and international companies and has been a board member of various companies and learning institutions in Kenya.
Dan is the founder and previously the CEO of Investeq Capital, a company that focuses on the unique environment of financing Small & Medium sized business in East Africa. Dan led Investeq Capital to win both local and continental awards in Strategy, Leadership, Customer Orientation, Financial Performance and Entrepreneurship.
He has also previously been named by The Business Daily as amongst Kenya’s “High Impact Entrepreneurs” and also amongst Kenya’s “CEO’s with Golden Hands”. He has also been profiled by The Standard Newspaper as a “Captain of Industry.”
Education – Years in Industry: 20+
A marketer by training Mr. Gecaga has over 20 years of experience in the Marketing and Branding profession. Having worked with British American Tobacco, the region’s largest supplier of tobacco related products, in senior marketing positions in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and the Indian Ocean Islands, Mbugua is well versed in strategic marketing, and he brings on-board important skillsets for the execution of the Company’s marketing and sales strategies.
Mbugua is currently serving in the Finance, Procurement, Admin & Strategy Committee for Home Afrika Ltd where among others he oversees the Group’s financial performance and strategy. Aside from his role in the committee, drawing from his years of experience in marketing, he ensures that Home Afrika Ltd is aligned strategically in relation to brand presence and market.
Industry – Years in Industry: 20+
:: Chairman – (Audit Committee)
Mr. Kinoti holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Nairobi and is also a member of the Institute of Directors(Kenya). Mr. Kinoti is a Finance specialist, entrepreneur and philanthropist with over 30 years’ experience in building the economy through the establishment of various companies. He brings a wealth of experience in various sectors having worked in various institutions such as Suntra Investment Limited and Fusion Capital.
Industry – Years in Industry: 25+
:: Chair – (Nominations and Governance Committee)
She bring in a wealth of knowledge in management, marketing law, regulatory and ethics compliance having worked in various institutions such as Hamilton Harrison & Mathews advocates, the Coca – Cola Company and Migos – Ogamba & Co. Advocates.
Industry – Years in Industry: 20+
Caroline, a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), is also the current chair of the Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee.
A role that she has served faithfully since January 2014. She previously served as a member of the Compliance Advisory Panel from 2008 to 2012 and its deputy chair in 2013; as the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary to the Council of the ICPAK, a position she held from 2006 to 2014. Mrs. Kigen has also held the role of Director of Professional Services and Deputy to the Chief Executive Officer of the ICPAK.
Caroline also has experience working within the academic world, having served as a lecturer of accounting at the University of Nairobi and Strathmore University for more than five years, as well as working within the audit and assurance department of PwC. Mrs. Kigen has extensive experience in the boardroom having served in various boards and committees, including KASNEB, the body that examines the professional CPA examinations in Kenya.
Industry – Years in Industry: 20+
Ms. Owinga holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership and Management from the
Regent University, Virginia Beach. She is a Learning and Development Coach & Mentor with over 20 years’ experience in the industry.
She brings a wealth of knowledge in business development, fundraising,
mentorship and business management having served in various institutions such: Passion Profit Limited; SME Founders Association; Excellent Image, Inc, Atlanta, Georgia; Jubilee Christian Church, Atlanta, Georgia; Organization of Women in International Trade, Nairobi Chapter; OWIT Intl; Aspen Network Development of
Entrepreneurs and Business Networking International.
Industry: Years in Industry: 20+
Ms. Bertha Navuri Mvati is a Finance specialist with close to 10 years’ experience in leasing industry across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.
She brings a wealth of experience in fundraising, credit risk, operations, and asset management having worked in various institutions such as Vehicle and Equipment
Leasing Limited and Centum Investments for Zohari Leasing.
Industry – Years in Industry: 10+
Madren Oluoch-Olunya is the Managing Partner of Azali Certified Public Secretaries LL.P. a premium provider of board secretarial and corporate governance advisory services. She is a multi-skilled professional with extensive management and consulting experience gained over twenty (20) years in Board, Legal and Human Resource practice. She has worked in both the public and private sectors and across finance, hospitality and fast-moving consumer goods industries within Africa. She has consulted for various clients including the IFC Africa Corporate Governance Program.
Madren works with various organizations to implement international best practices related to corporate governance and build capacity for the sustainability of these interventions. She has developed various corporate governance tools, facilitated training workshops, conducted governance assessments and board evaluations, led director searches, induction and provided general governance and HR advisory services in emerging markets. Madren is an experienced Board director and Pension trustee and she participates as a speaker/panelist in several professional forums.
She is also an accredited governance auditor.
Madren holds various qualifications including a Master of Law Degree (LL.M) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Certified Public Secretary (Kenya) and is also an alumnus of Strathmore Business School, Kenya and IESE Business School, Spain. She is a founder Board Director of the Institute of Directors (Kenya) where she has been a member since inception in 2004.
Years in Industry: 15+