Senior Management

The Senior Management is responsible for efficient and effective running 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).

FCPA Isaac M. Njuguna
FCPA Isaac M. Njuguna
Examinations Director

FCPA Isaac M. Njuguna is the Examinations Director at kasneb, a position he has held since 2014. FCPA Njuguna also serves on the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) of IFAC as a Board member representing Kenya and the East Africa region. In addition, CPA Njuguna serves on the Technical committee of the East Africa Community Institutes of Accountants (EACIA). Previously, he served as a member of the Registration and Quality Assurance Committee and the Training and Development Committee of ICPAK for which he was awarded a commendation. FCPA Njuguna is also a member of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA) and the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).

FCPA Njuguna has wide exposure on global practices in professional accounting education and practice gained through his service at the IAESB in addition to benchmarking and peer review visits to institutes within the East Africa region, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Indonesia, Mexico among others.

FCPA Njuguna holds a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Nairobi in addition to a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) degree from the same university. He is also a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and is currently pursuing his PhD at Kenyatta University.

Marylucy Ajwang
Marylucy Ajwang
Human Capital and Administration Director

Ms Marylucy A. Ajwang’ was appointed the Human Capital and Administration Director on 4 January 2016. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Administration and Commerce and a Masters’ degree in Human Resource Management. She is also a holder of a Diploma in Human Resource Management.
The key responsibilities are planning, coordinating and implementing human capital and administration policies and strategies aligned to the strategic plan of kasneb and advising the Chief Executive Officer on human capital and administration matters.

CPA Jason K. Mwangi
CPA Jason K. Mwangi
Head of Internal Audit and Risk

CPA Jason has over fifteen years experience in audit and assurance gained from both the private and the public sectors. Currently he is the Head of Internal Auditand Risk at kasneb and previously held a similar position at Women Enterprise Fund. He also served as the Country Head of Audit and Control at United Bank for Africa where he played a key role in the set up of the Bank in the country .

He holds a Masters Degree in Strategic Management from IOTA-Australia and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Option) from Kenyatta University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Professional in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) He is an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA) where he served as a member of the Audit Committee.

Caroline W. Karia
Caroline W. Karia
Head of Planning and Strategy

Caroline has over 15 years’ strategic management experience having served in different senior strategic management, corporate planning, governance and consulting positions in Swaziland, Australia and Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Moi University and Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

Caroline is a Chartered Secretary/governance professional and member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). She holds a post-graduate diploma in marketing and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), a diploma in quality management and is a practitioner member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI). She also holds a Post-graduate diploma in Project Planning and Management from Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Francis A. Okubo
Francis A. Okubo
Head of Supply Chain Management

B.Ed (UON), MBA (UON), Dip.SCM (TUC). PhD In SCM (Ongoing) JKUAT Advanced Certificate In Organizational Development (Germany); Strategic Leadership Development Programmee (SLDP); Certificate in Senior Management Course (SMC); Licensed Supplies Practitioner;

Full member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) and ISO 9001:2015 QMS Trained Lead Auditor with over 12 years in managing Supply Chain Management functions in both the Public and Private Sector. In addition he has experience in Quality Management Systems, Performance Contracting, Knowledge Management, Examinations Administration and Management including Co-authoring and Peer Review of International Academic Journals.

 

Joyce Afanda
Joyce Afanda
Incharge of the Legal and Compliance Unit

Joyce M. Afanda was appointed Legal and Compliance Unit on 1 October 2019.

She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Certified Governance, Ethics, Risk and Compliance Expert and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. She is also a holder of the Certified Secretaries (CS) qualification and an active member of the Law Society of Kenya, the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICS) and the Institute Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

The key responsibilities are management of Board and Committee meetings, Advising on all Legal and Compliance matters, contract negotiation and management. governance audit and related issues.

Hamida A. Mwilu
Hamida A. Mwilu
Head of Marketing and Communication

Hamida A. Mwilu is the Head of Marketing and Communication at kasneb and is in charge of driving kasneb’s Customer Experience, Brand management, Marketing and Communication. She is a transformational leader, brilliant in building first-class marketing and has a reputation as an “out-of-the-box” innovator with a customer-centric focus. She is a chartered and highly ambitious Marketing, PR, and Communications Professional, with a key eye for new market share. She offers a unique blend of leadership, vision, and knowledge of strategic planning, project management, and business development.

Ms Hamida’s key competencies are in; Marketing, Corporate Communication, Stakeholder Management, Brand Management, Project Management, Strategic Management, Change Management, Customer Relationship Management, and People Management.

Ms Hamida joined kasneb in August 2013, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Management from Edith Cowan University. She also holds a Professional Diploma in Marketing (HL) from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). She also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration – MBA, Strategic Management from Kenyatta University.

Hamida is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Pubic Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) and the Institute of Customer Experience (ICX) Kenya,

CPA Sailot Keke
CPA Sailot Keke
Deputy Director Finance

CPA Sailot Keke has over 15 years’ experience in Finance and Auditing both in  Public and private sector service.

She currently serves as the Deputy Director Finance having previous served as Manager Internal Audit for over 7 years in kasneb. Before joining kasneb, she served as the Information systems auditor with IEBC and previously as a Regional Auditor with NGCDF Board.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Option and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance. She is a holder of the CPA, CISA and CS qualifications. She is an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Information and Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) where she has actively participated as a member of the Audit Committee and served as a chair. She is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Association of Women Accountants in Kenya (AWAK) where she is a member of the Training and Development Committee and served previously in the Audit Committee.

Millicent Kabara
Millicent Kabara
Manager, KASNEB Foundation

Millicent is the Manager, KASNEB Foundation. she joined kasneb in the year 2015 and was redeployed as the Manager, KASNEB Foundation in the year 2021. She is responsible for ensuring that the programmes implemented by KASNEB Foundation are aligned to the relevant National Development Agenda, Agenda 2063 of the African Union and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She is responsible for the day to day operations of the Foundation including but not limited to: ensuring that loans and bursaries are disbursed to needy kasneb students; resource mobilization; strategic planning, and establishing strategic partnerships.

She has vast knowledge and experience in the development of corporate strategic plans; policy formulation and analysis; results-based management including performance contracting; results-based Monitoring and Evaluation; data analytics; implementation of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System; conceptualization, development and monitoring of national and regional projects; mainstreaming innovation in corporate activities; establishment and monitoring of strategic partnerships and resource mobilisation. Her experience spans over 16 years in the public sector.

She holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi and is a qualified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. She is a member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and National Quality Institute (NQI). She is a champion of environmental sustainability.

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