Board Members

The board provides oversight over the management of kasneb.

Dr. Nicholas K. Letting’, Ph.D. EBS
Dr. Nicholas K. Letting’, Ph.D. EBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Letting’ has over twenty years of experience as an accomplished leader, academician, corporate governance expert, mentor and coach  in corporate and academic sectors. He holds a Ph.D, MBA and Bcom degrees from the University of Nairobi and CPA, CS and CIFA qualifications from kasneb.

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Letting was the Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of Management University of Africa (MUA).

Dr. Nancy N. Muriuki
Dr. Nancy N. Muriuki
Chairman of the Board

Dr Nancy N. Muriuki, Ph.D was appointed the Chairman of the Board effective from 1 September 2018. She is a nominee of the Board of kasneb in accordance with Section 15(1)(h) of the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008.
She is a holder of PhD in Organizational Leadership, Masters of Business Aadministration and Bachelor of Commerce (BA) degree. She is also a holder of the Certified Secretaries (CS) qualification and Diploma in Management. She is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM-K) and the Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS).

Dr Muriuki has vast experience in organizational leadership and governance, human resource management, Board and Institutional strengthening spanning diverse sectors and across cultures. She is the Founder and currently the Managing Director, Africa Success Enhancement Lab.

FCPA George Mokua
FCPA George Mokua
Representing Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
Benrodgers Milaih
Benrodgers Milaih
Representing Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens Affairs and Special Programmes
Stephen Ogenga
Stephen Ogenga
Representing Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE)
Jane Wacuka Njogu
Jane Wacuka Njogu
(Representing the National Treasury)

Jane holds a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) from JKUAT, a Bachelor of Education degree from Moi University majoring in Math and Economics. A certified Public Accountant of Kenya , CPA(K) and a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and a member of ISACA, well trained in public finance management in particular government liquidity and debt management. Currently a PhD student at JKUAT.

Has served in various positions in both private and public entities in the areas of auditing, accounting and finance management. Currently serving as a Deputy Accountant General in charge of Exchequer operations at The National Treasury.

Nkirote Mworia Njiru
Nkirote Mworia Njiru
(Representing the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya)

Nkirote is a governance practitioner, certified secretary, and lawyer with a passion for sound governance, policy making, standard setting, capacity building and setting up institutional systems that deliver exceptional value. In twenty years of governance and legal practice, she has worked in both the public and private sectors in Kenya in a wide range of activities involving setting up governance and legal structures; legislative and policy development; supervision and capacity building. She is a fellow of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (FCS) where she has served to the position of Vice Chairman. She is also an active member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).

In addition, in keeping with her calling to set up governance systems that outlive her, she has undertaken responsibilities relating to the strengthening of the legislative and governance framework in Kenya and the East African region in the fields of corporate governance and financial sector regulation. In this regard, she was part of the eight (8) member team from ICPSK which worked with the State Corporations Advisory Committee (SCAC) to develop Mwongozo: The Code of Corporate Governance for State Corporations. Nkirote has also been involved in the development of the Code of Practice for Advertising Practitioners in Kenya, the ICPSK Code of Governance for Private Organizations in Kenya and the review of the framework for implementation of Governance Audits under the CMA Code of Governance for Issuers of Securities to the Public. She has been a Validator for accession to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MMoU).

Nkirote is currently the UAP-Old Mutual Group Company Secretary /Legal Counsel and Company Secretary for Faulu Microfinance Bank Limited; responsible for twenty-two (22) companies in five (5) countries of operation and one (1) country of domicile.

Nkirote is certified by IFC as a Trainer of Trainers in Corporate Governance and she is a Certified Governance Auditor. She is also an AoEC Certified Executive Coach and exposure to various leadership programmes have been invaluable to her development as a commercially astute marketplace leader.

Capacity building and empowerment activities are passions she fulfils through engaging in various training undertakings, trust activities and networks. Being passionate about women in leadership, Nkirote mentors actively and is also a founder of the Women on Boards Network Kenya (WOBN).

Nkirote is committed to her family and her faith, a life-long learner and enjoys experiencing new places and people. She is married to Job and together they are raising two young ladies.

ICS Diana Sawe Tanui
ICS Diana Sawe Tanui
(Representing the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya)

Diana is a Certified Secretary, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and trained Governance Auditor. She has interests in corporate governance, regulatory affairs, compliance and alternative resolution of disputes.

Currently, she is the Corporation Secretary and Chief Manager Legal Affairs at the Insurance Regulatory Authority, a Council Member at the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya, a Member of the Council of Legal Education and serves in various capacities in committees of various other professional bodies.  She also served as a member of the Capital Markets Stewardship Code Committee which developed the Kenya Capital Markets Stewardship Code for Institutional Investors, 2017.

Diana is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, the Institute of Directors (Kenya), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the East Africa Law Society, the Women on Boards Network and is a Mentor with the Global Give Back Circle.

Joseph Maina Kanyi
Joseph Maina Kanyi
(Representing the Ministry of Education)

Maina Kanyi has 16+ years’ experience of initiating and delivering sustained results and effective change in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development in Kenya. Major experience lies in strategizing and leading cross-functional teams to bring about fundamental change and improvement in strategy, processes, and profitability – both as a leader and expert consultant in the MSME world.

Experienced Entrepreneurship and TVET expert also having held Senior Managerial positions in Government of Kenya in the Ministries of Labour, Trade, Industrialization & Enterprise Development. He has a solid and first-hand experience in Management of Donor Funded Development Projects, with a background in strategy and 7+ years’ experience in Developing and implementing mechanisms for sustainable development of TVETs, Project formulation, implementation and Evaluation.

Experienced strategist, entrepreneurship and start-up enthusiast with a passion for building businesses and challenging the status quo. 8+ year track-record of defining new business strategies, launching new ventures, and delivering operational impact, both as a project team lead and executor.

A High school teacher by initiation in early stages of career growth, a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship Education, Building and Civil Engineering and Industrial Organization & Management in the TVET Sector.

Kanyi is an accomplished executive with experience in providing support to high-level boards. Currently serving as a Deputy Director of Technical Education at the State Department of Vocational and Technical Training, Ministry of Education.

Kanyi is a holder of MSc in Entrepreneurship from Kenyatta University and BSc in Entrepreneurship from Karatina University and a Diploma in Technical Education from Kenya Technical Trainers College.

Dorcas Anyango Nyalwidhe
Dorcas Anyango Nyalwidhe
(Representing the Office of the Attorney General)

Dorcas is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; she holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi. She has interests in Family law and Succession matters and alternative resolution of disputes with a bias in mediation, currently serving as Chief State Counsel, Deputy Public Trustee in the Department of Public Trustee, Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice.

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