Dr Rispah N. Wepukhulu holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Communication and Technology, a Master of Philosophy in Educational Communication and Technology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Education, all earned at Moi University.
She is a distinguished educator and researcher with a career spanning nearly three decades in the education sector. She keenly focuses on the ever-evolving landscape of gender and ethical dilemmas, as well as emerging trends within education and management.
Dr Rispah has excelled in various roles in learning institutions like Kibabii University, Masinde Muliro University, TSC-Bilibili Secondary School, TSC-Kamuruywa Secondary School and TSC-St Mary’s Sosio Secondary School.
Currently, she serves as a Senior Lecturer and Director at the Institute of Gender and Development Studies, where her expertise lies in exploring contemporary gender and ethical concerns within education and management.
Dr Rispah is a member of the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS), Forum for African Women Educationists (Kenya), Serein Mediators Association, and Kenya Association of Educational Administration and Management (KAEAM). She also serves as Chairperson on the Board of Management for Chesamisi Boys, Kamusinde Boys, Maliki Boys and Kabuyefwe Girls.
Her work continues to positively impact the education and management landscape in Kenya and beyond.
Mr David Kinyor Kimeto holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Moi University and a Primary Teachers Certificate from Eregi Teachers Training College.
Mr Kimeto's career in education spans over three decades. He has transitioned through various roles, starting as a teacher and advancing to become a headteacher. He has served as a teacher advisory centre tutor, zonal inspector of schools, quality assurance standards officer, area education officer, and curriculum support officer.
His expertise encompasses a range of educational areas, including school development planning, curriculum management, people management, and resource management. Mr Kimeto has significantly contributed to various educational institutions, including Meteitei Primary, Kimugul Primary School, Olomotit Primary, Nandi East Sub-County, and Tindiret Sub-County.
Mr Kimeto has undertaken various training sessions and workshops, including the Kesi workshop, TUSOME training, and Teacher Performance Appraisal and Development (TPAD) training held at Egerton University.
He is a member of Elite County Sacco LTD and also serves as the chairperson of Nandi Farmers Housing Sacco.
Mrs Edise Wairimu Ndirangu holds a Master’s degree in Theology with a specialization in Counselling, a Bachelor of Divinity both from St. Paul’s University, a Bachelor of Counselling Psychology from Mount Kenya University, a Higher Diploma in Theological Education by extension from Presbyterian University of East Africa, and a Higher Diploma in Guidance & Psychological Counselling from KIPC-Methodist University.
Mrs Ndirangu boasts over two decades of experience as a theology and IT lecturer. She has a wealth of experience in social work and professional counselling. Her skill set extends to planning, mobilization, and execution, making her a multifaceted professional.
She previously taught at Beeline Computer College and Wantech Computer College.
Mrs Ndirangu is a member of the Kenya Counselling and Psychological Association (KCPA) and serves as a Board of Member of Mugecha Secondary School, Treasurer at the PCEA National Woman’s Guild Board, Wogect Centre Board, PCEA Central Region Council, and Kihumbuini Presbytery. She also serves as the Catholic Action chair lady at Gatanga Girls, at Nguthuru Parish and Finance and Development Committee at Kikuyu Hospital Board.
Doris Shianda holds a Master of Business Administration Finance (MBA) and an Honours Bachelor of Education Science (Mathematics, Chemistry) degree, both from Egerton University. She is also a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and currently pursuing a Doctorate in Finance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT).
Ms Shianda boasts about two decades of extensive training and experience in leadership, management as well as customer service in the financial
sector. Her career is marked by continuous growth and excellence through diverse roles, including senior manager, branch manager, operations manager, IT manager, and management trainee.
Ms Shianda has harnessed her competencies in various areas, including business management, relationship management, cost management, credit management, leadership, and supervision.
Her professional background includes roles at KCB Bank, Manor Enterprise, and a Microfinance institution.
Ms Shianda is an associate member of the Chartered Management Institute, Women on Boards Network and Institute of Directors Kenya.
Marcelino S. Lesaigor holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law.
Mr Lesaigor serves as a managing partner at Hashim & Leisagor Associate Advocates. He has expertise in devolved governance litigations, public interest and human rights, electoral dispute resolution, legal research and writing, environmental and land law, constitutional law, labour law, civil litigation, criminal law litigation, and comprehensive general legal practices. He is a counsel and legal consultant for Trident Insurance Company Limited and the Nairobi, Samburu and Busia County governments.
Mr Lesaigor has previously served in Kinyanjui Njuguna & Company Advocates, Ojienda & Company Advocates, Strathmore Law School, Dr Justice Nancy Baraza's office, and Nyeri Law Courts.
Mr Lesaigor is an advocate of the High Court and member of the Law Society of Kenya, the Law Society of East Africa, and the Samburu Lawyers Association.
He has undertaken various training programs and workshops, including an exchange program with Widener University.
Cheryl Majiwa holds a Master of Business Administration specialising in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi (UON) and a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Strathmore University.
Ms Majiwa is an accomplished professional with a strong educational foundation and a with over a decade of experience in finance and public administration.
Her current responsibilities primarily involve government investment and management of public enterprises, where she is seasoned in public finance management, government accounting, financial analysis, and budgeting.
She is an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and a secretariat of the Public Accounting Standards Board.
Michael Monari is a holder of an MSc Degree in Global Management from University of Salford (UK), a Social Finance Executive Diploma from University of Oxford (UK) and an Executive Business Finance Programme from Strathmore University (Kenya).
Michael is a team leader, seasoned Financial Services Provider (FSP), career Banker, and Social Finance expert and embraces best practice in Corporate Governance.
He is a focused, pragmatic and highly engaging Senior Corporate Executive with extensive Corporate/Retail Banking expertise, operations, business acquisition and project management experience, among others, all gained in private and public sectors throughout Africa and Europe.
He is result-orientated and has enviable success in shaping strategies and implementing sustainable transformation programmes and robust processes, which reverse underperforming functions and drive profitability and growth to realize set vision and goals.
He is a people-orientated person who seamlessly forges solid relationships with local and global stakeholders, utilizing superb leadership and mentoring skills to build and energize teams and facilitate a high-performance culture.
Mr Victor Lomaria holds a Master of Business Administration specialising in Finance and Bachelor of Commerce, both from the University of Nairobi.
He boasts over two decades of Corporate and Institutional Leadership, Financial Management, Governance, and Risk Management.
Mr Lomaria's dedication extends to fostering excellence, innovation, and the continual growth of the publishing and printing sector, both within Kenya and across the broader region.
Mr Lomaria previously served as Chief Operations Officer, Internal Audit and Risk Manager and Manager of Audit and Investigations at the Postal Corporation of Kenya. He had also served as Manager of Treasury and Manager of Revenue and Credit Control at the Postal Corporation of Kenya.
Mr Lomaria serves as a member of the Presidential Taskforce on the Modernisation and Transformation of the Government Press.
He also chairs the Anti-counterfeit Committee of Kenya Publishers Association, Mr Lomaria has made substantial contributions that impact the industry and the community. His dedicated leadership has spearheaded efforts to combat counterfeit products, preserving business interests and ensuring the safety and trust of our local community.
Mr Lomaria is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
He has undertaken numerous management and professional development courses, key among them Risk Management, Leadership Development, Executive Leadership, Corporate Governance for Directors, Risk-Based IT Audit, ICPAK Annual Seminars, Ethics and Integrity, and Credit Management, among others.