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 1. Chairperson Lucy Wanjiru Kabaya

Lucy Wanjiru Kabaya is a Deputy Internal Auditor General with The National Treasury and has over twenty-five years’ experience as an internal auditor. Prior to joining Internal Auditor General Department, she was an external Auditor in the office of the Controller and Auditor General.

Lucy has performed her duties with diligence, competence and integrity. Her work performance demanded wide administrative capabilities and a high degree of professionalism. The internal audit unit she headed was picked by The National Treasury for bench marking by Africa Countries in internal audit function and audit committee activities for three consecutive years. In the year 2019 she was awarded the coveted public service excellence award in the category of ethics and values by the Head of Public Service.

Lucy is a Secretary to the audit committee of the Minstry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development and a member of the Audit Committees of the Ministries of Industrialization; and the County Government of Muranga. She is also a member of ICPAK and serves in Public Sector Committee - Mount Kenya Branch; IIA Kenya and sits in the training committee.

Lucy has a global view of Internal Audit profession having actively participated in annual global conferences since the year 2014 and is passionate about a strong and stable institute with a huge ambition to ensure that it fully delivers its mandate to members. Her agenda for the institute is to ensure the following:
Protection of internal auditors through enactment of the internal audit profession’s bill; Ensuring independence of internal auditors as per the IIA standards; Timely submission of the IIA-K statements of financial position and dissemination of relevant information to members including training opportunities; Establishment of an MOU between IIA-K and ICPAK and ensure harmonious working relationship with other professional bodies;   Ensure compliance with code of ethics for the internal auditors in order to promote respect towards the profession; Facilitate automation of IIA-K processes for efficient, timely and effective communication with members; Ensure institute’s management independence and provision of adequate resources to the secretariat; advocating for effective audit committees; and Aggressive members’ recruitment drive leading to strengthening of bargaining power.

 2. Chairperson CPA David Nyabuga Orori

QUALIFICATION(S)

  • Doctor of philosophy (PhD) Business Administration Finance option –ongoing
  • Master in Business Administration Finance MBA-Finance (Jkuat)
  • Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) Moi University
  • Certified Public Accountant Kenya CPA(K) Strathmore University alumni
  • Kenya Certificate Secondary of Education (KCSE)

Member of Institute of internal auditors Kenya (IIA-K)
Member of the Institute of Certified Public of Accountants Kenya ICPAk

WORKING EXPERIENCE

THE NATIONAL TREASURY
Internal Auditor 2009-2015 to date
currently working in the County Government of Nyamira as a county chief officer in charge of Trade Tourism industrialization & cooperative Development CCO and acting CEEC in the same Department.

KENYA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (PARLIAMENT) 2004-2007
Constituency manager Marakwet west constituency
HARAMBEE SACCO
1997-1999
Worded as a loans/credit officer

 3. Chairperson Jane Kajuju  Micheni

Jane Kajuju  Micheni is a holder Master of Business Administration(MBA)  Finance,  of Bachelors of Business Administration(BBA)  Finance and Accounting, and Certified Public Accountant  Kenya (CPA K).

She currently works at the National Treasury in the Internal Auditor General Department as Director Internal Audit designated as Deputy Internal Auditor General. Previously she worked for the Ministry of Education in the Directorate of Schools Audit Services as Deputy Director and Teachers Service Commission (TSC) in various departments i.e., Salaries, Accounts and Internal Audit as Assistant Deputy Director in Internal Audit.

She has served the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as a member of the Audit Committee

My agenda is to Pursue enactment of Internal Auditors Bill; Enhance stakeholder for IIA Brand recognition; Foster partnership with like-minded institutions; Promote certification and membership growth and Support member services and feedback
 4. Chairperson   David Wagacha
  • Qualifications & Experience: CPA(K), CISA, CISM, BSc, MBA
  • Internal/IS Audit Services for 15 years:
  • Managing Director, TeamMate Audit Solutions East & West Africa at ASC
  • Ex-Manager, Internal/IT Audit Services/ TeamMate in East & West Africa at PwC
  • IIA Kenya/Africa Experience for 15 years
  • 30+ times Speaker at IIA, ISACA & ICPAK Conferences
  • 60+ times co-Sponsor at IIA Kenya & Africa Conferences

Agenda

  • Enhance IIA Kenya Brand Recognition to benefit both Private & Public Sector members
  • Promote members participation in Private & Public Sector Forums & Training Delivery 
  • Enactment of the IIA Bill & Legislation to protect, strengthen & enhance independence of Internal Auditors in both Private & Public Sectors
  • Digitization/Technology use to ensure affordable Capacity Building/Training for members, better member database management & streamline secretariat functions
 5. 1st Vice Chairperson

Daniel Karuga

B.COM, CPA(K), CISA, Accredited Quality Assurance Assessor

Daniel is an Associate Director at KPMG with over twenty (20) years of professional experience and excellence in the areas of Internal Audit, Quality Assurance, Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance, Business Process Improvement, Financial Controls Review, Data Analytics and Governance. He leads the internal audit and assurance solutions in East Africa, providing a full spectrum of controls, governance and risk management services to his clients.

Before joining KPMG, Daniel was the Regional Internal Audit Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at British Council where he led audit and compliance for 23 countries. He has also served as the Internal Audit Manager at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Daniel is a member in good standing of IIA Kenya and has been at the forefront, advocating for the Institute. He has presented in IIA conferences in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and works with the Institute, championing the importance of internal audit and need for internal audit education and certification. He has also facilitated in numerous workshops and seminars on internal audit, governance, enterprise-wide risk management and compliance throughout East Africa.

Daniel has a passion for the Institute and his key agenda is to transform IIA Kenya, scaling it to greater heights through education, quality, reforms and stakeholder engagement.

 6. 1st Vice Chairperson

Ephraim G. Nduru

Ephraim is a Deputy Director, Schools Audit at the Ministry of Education.
He has over 20 years’ experience as an Internal Auditor and Finance Officer in various ministries.

He is a holder of MBA and Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Financial Management.

In addition, he holds CPA(K), CS and CFE qualifications.
He is a member of IIA-K, ICPAK, ICS and CFE.  He has served as a member of the Audit Committee since 2018.
His agenda is to strategically reposition the Internal Audit Profession through IIA.

MOTTO:               PROGRESS THROUGH SHARING
 7. 1st Vice Chair Patrick W. Owiti

I have over 25 years working experience in the public service and specifically in Auditing profession

I have served the IIA-K board for two terms as a Board member and l am currently the out-going 1st Vice Chair and Chair of the Training Committee.

I oversighted the Internal Audit departments at National Treasury & Planning;Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Irrigation;Ministry of Foreign Affairs;Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology;Ministry of Environment & Forestry and Ministry of Sports, Culture & Heritage.

I have attended numerous Audit forums both locally and internationally

I  have represented the Permanent Secretary Treasury  the  Audit Committees of Teachers Service Commission of Kenya,Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Ministry of Environment & Forestry and Council of Governors.

My agenda for  IIA-K includes Strengthening of Advocacy of the Profession for proper positioning of internal audit as a governance tool; Pursuit of independence of Internal Auditors in line with IIA Standards by positively engaging all stakeholders; Build capacity of the IIA-K Secretariat to be able to enhance the IIA-K brand for members benefit; Pursue enactment of  Internal Audit Bill and Aggressive recruitment of members to create visibility of the profession.

 8. 2nd Vice Chairperson

Arthur Gacheru Karagu

Arthur currently works as the Deputy Director, Schools Audit in the Ministry of Education and has previously worked in the offices of Controller and Auditor General, Auditor General Corporations, Treasury, Ministry of Cooperative Development, Efficiency Monitoring Unit and State Corporations Advisory Committee.

He holds a Masters of Commerce (Accounting Option) and Bachelor of Commerce degrees in addition to a Diploma in Forensic Accounting.

Arthur has been an active member of IIA-K for over 15 years and currently serving as a member of the Training Committee.
 9.

2nd Vice Chairperson

Erick Otieno Oyayo

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

MBA (Finance) UON
BCOM (Accounting) KCA University
CPA (K)

WORKING EXPERIENCE: 2010 to date-
Organization: The National Treasury

Designation: Senior Internal Auditor

 10. 2nd Vice Chairperson Mrs. Rosalind R. Murithi

Mrs. Rosalind R. Murithi is the Director of Risk Management & Internal Audit with the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA).

She is a dynamic, resourceful and self driven professional with over 20 years’ experience in Internal Auditing profession.

Rosalind is a Master of Business Administration, Finance, UON, Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounts and Auditing, and is Certified Public Accountant of Kenya CPA (K), CISA, CISM & C- QAIP.
She is also a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in good standing. She is offers leadership at the highest corporate level working with Boards of Management.

Rosalind is a self-motivated and resulted oriented team player. She is the outgoing 2nd Vice Chairman of Institute of Internal Auditors Kenya (IIA).

She humbly requests you to vote for her to realize her vision for the Institute.

Key Agenda will focus on IIA Brand visibility; Empowered Secretariat; Relevant trainings; Enhanced Member Services and Stakeholder Engagement.

 11. Secretary

Leonard Okoth

BBA, MBA, SMLP, CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE

I am an audit leader with 15 years experience in Assurance, Governance and Risk Management.  Currently Senior Manager – Internal Audit at Safaricom PLC.

Prior to the current role, I have previously worked as an audit and risk professional at various levels in the Banking Sector and Professional Audit Service sector.

I hold a degree in Accounting and a Masters degree in Strategy. I am a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant (K), Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner.

I have been an active member of the Institute for over 10 years with significant contributions to Institute programs and sourcing of financial sponsorships for the Institute across the years.

Currently serving as Secretary of the Board since 2019. 

The IIA President and CEO awarded me the distinguished service medal award as a recognition for the service to our Institute and profession. 

 12.

Secretary

Muktar Abdullahi

MBA, BCOM, BBA, QAIP, MNQI, CCSA, ACCA, Lead Auditor QMS

Working with Postal Corporation of Kenya as Assistant General Manager with over 20 Years

Experience.(Previously served as the Head of Internal Audit but currently in Management.)
- Chair of the Audit Committee of CCG Alumni Network, Posta Pension Scheme, among other institutions.
- Served in the previous B. O. G. as a Governor and 2nd Vice Chairman - In-charge of Finance and Administration.
- Chair of the organizing Committee of 3rd AFFIA Conference held in Kenya - 2016.

PREVIOUS ACHIEVEMENTS

- During my tenure as the 2nd Vice Chairman Introduced Financial Systems and HR Policies.
- Introduction of Asset Management - Cash with Britam where the board had over Kshs. 38M in the Fixed Deposit A/C.

MY MANIFESTO

Within the first year in office, I will ensure the draft Audit Bill is tabled in parliament either through member bill in Government bill. Will use all
my connections, influences and
networks.

  1. To increase the Number of CIAs in Kenya through enhanced training and introduction of discounted rates for participants.
  2. Facilitate participation with universities in the introduction of Internal

Audit as part of the specialization.

  1. Create atmosphere of team spirit and engagement of

all stakeholders at all times. Creation,set up/ establishment of Regional or County Chapters.

I will be at your service always.

 13. Secretary

Jason Kariuki Mwangi

MBA, BCOM, CPA(K), CIA, CRMA

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 Audit and 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. Prior to that, he worked at Co-operative Bank as an Internal Audit Manager.

Jason has been a consistent member of the institute for more than fifteen years and participates in institute activities. He was one of the presenters during the Heads of Internal Audit conference in Israel.

He served as a member and chair of the Audit Committee of ISACA Kenya where he was instrumental in the development of governance documents such as the Committee Charter, the strategic plan and the risk register which were instrumental in improving the running of the institute.

He hopes to ride on the same experience and expertise to bring change within IIA Kenya and improve its running through initiatives such as:

  • Empowerment of the secretariat by building its capacity through right number of people and skill set.
  • Segregation of roles between the Board and Secretariat with clear reporting lines.
  • Fast-tracking the enactment of the internal auditors’ bill working together with the other leaders and the general membership.
  • Strengthen the training department and the training committee and ensure trainers/speakers are appointed based on competence.
  • Improve on the relationship with IIA global to improve the uptake of CIA.
 14. Treasurer Joel Simiyu Walucho
Public Service astute, CPA -Certified Accountant, with over 15 years’ experience providing comprehensive high-quality governance, risk, control assurance, consultancy and capacity building services to Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Using my expertise in finance, accounting and operational management, I have been pivotal to ensuring businesses in which I have served, with tools necessary to meet aggressive growth plans. I am an expert at financial analysis, forecasting, modelling, pricing strategies, identifying new opportunities and implementing internal controls to ensure adherence to compliance whilst minimising business risks.

Joel Simiyu works as an internal auditor at the Internal Auditor-General Department Headquarters and is a holder of MBA and Bachelor’s in Business Management (Accounting Option).
He is a member of ICPA(K) and IIA(K).

 15. Treasurer Theodora Bosibori Ochichi
I am a senior Finance professional, with a CPA(K), a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and mathematics and a Masters in administration and planning. I have over 10 years of experience in auditing, managing financial reporting, consolidation and financial analysis. I am known for my commitment to achieving high levels of accuracy using ethical work standards, as well as strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
 I am currently working as an Internal auditor at the Office of the Controller of budget (OCOB). I previously worked at the Kenya conference of Catholic bishops (KCCB) as a Chief Accountant. I have also worked at Kenya Industrial estates as an Internal Auditor
 16. Governor

Gabriel Ngugi
BBA,CPA(K)

Gabriel Ngugi - Internal Auditor Ministry of Education
Immediate Former Chair, Kiambu County Assembly Audit Committee
BBA,CPA(K)

"Take IIA-K to the next level"
Internal auditors voice must be heard

Manifesto
1. Ensure conclusion of enactment of the Internal Audit bill to protect members.
2. Ensuring independence of internal auditors as per the IIA standards.
3. Facilitate automation of IIA-K processes for efficient, timely and effective communication with members.
4. Ensure profesionalization of the institute's secretariate for efficient service delivery.
5. Aggressive members recruitment drive leading to strengthening of bargaining power.

 17. Governor

Serah Eshikhati Lutta

MBA, BCOM, CPA(K) CFE

Serah Eshikhati Lutta is a Senior Assistant Internal Auditor General in The National Treasury. She is currently seconded to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where she Heads the Internal Audit Function.

Serah has 26-years’ experience in the audit practice including 12 years as a Cooperative Auditor in the Ministry of Cooperatives. The audit of Cooperative Societies exposed her to the review of financial statements and reporting to the shareholders in Annual General Meetings.

At the Internal Auditor General Department in the National Treasury, she has headed various Ministers including Planning, Environment, the judiciary amongst others. As the head of internal audit, she has gained a wealth of experience in planning, coordinating, directing and supervising the Internal Audit Function. Her current position as the Head of Internal Audit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has exposed her to the dynamic control environment in the audit of Kenya’s Foreign Missions abroad and diplomacy. In addition, she has successfully championed the institutionalization of Audit Committees in the Ministries.

Serah has been a member of the IIA Institute since 2012 and actively participated in various programmes that the Institute has mounted in the past; a member of ICPAK, and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Serah is diligent and passionate to serve IIA members in the board. During her tenure, Serah wants to propel the Institute’s Vision through:

Safeguarding member’s interest’s through good governance processes; build relationships with the Institute’s stakeholders; provide relevant quality trainings and enhance member’s welfare through introduction of wellness products and spearhead the enactment of the Internal Audit Bill.   

 18. Governor Abdisitar Maalim Ali

I hold a Bachelor of Commerce from KCA University. I am Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and a member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK).
I am also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya in good standing.

Currently I am pursuing, Forensic and Investigative Accounting (FIA).

I have over 9 years’ experience in financial accounting, Budget management, Taxation, Audit and Project management gained from NGO, Private and Public sectors.

Currently working at Garissa County in the department of Internal Audit in charge of Quality Assurance.

 19. Governor

Mary Chief Moraa

MBA, (Double Major) Finance & Leadership CFF

Mary is an Assistant Director at the Schools Audit Services with 30 years of experience in auditing in the public sector. Her first appointment was in the ministry of education where She worked as an internal auditor in different capacities and then joined internal auditor general as senior internal auditor. She then joined In the directorate of schools audit services as an assistant Director in schools directorate audit services where She is currently serving as the regional schools auditor in rift valley.

As a member of the institute, Mary served in the capacity as a non-executive member of the IIA BOARD between 2019-2021 where She was a chair of the Editorial committee and member of the Membership and Advocacy.

Mary is passionate about the institute and believes that given this chance, she will participate in shaping the institute of internal auditors in Kenya as well as the future of internal audit professions. Her agenda is, to ensure transparency and accountability in utilization of resources, to safeguard members welfare through effective governance, to provide team building where all members will be working as a team and to provide mentorship for young professionals to grow.

 20. Governor

Abdi Sahal Ali

MBA (Finance & Accounts), BBA (Finance & Accounts), CPA(K).

Experience:
Year: 2000-2013 External Auditor at the office of the Auditor General.
Year: 2014-June 2018 CFO County Government of Garissa.
Year: July 2018- to date Senior Assistant Internal Auditor General at The National Treasury.

 21. Governor

Anne Munee Titus

MBA, BCOM, LLB, CPA (K), CFE

Anne is an Assistant Director Internal Audit at the Public Service Commission with over 15 years of experience auditing in the public sector. Before joining the Commission, Anne served as the head of internal audit function at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. She has served in several board of directors in various Institutions in the private sector for the past 10 years, currently a non-executive director and chair Audit Committee at a Micro Financial Institution.

As a member of the Institute, Anne served in the capacity of non -executive member of the IIA Board between 2016-2018, where she was a member of the Audit Committee providing oversight on the institute's systems in the same period. Currently, she is a member of the Institute’s Audit committee.

Anne is passionate about the institute and believes she has what it takes to participate in shaping the Institute of internal Auditors-Kenya as well as the future of the internal audit profession in Kenya. Her agenda for the Institute is to improve on the governance structures at the institute; champion the regulation of the internal audit profession through legislation; to improve Member services through robust value creation programs; Development and operationalization of a Continuous Professional Development policy; Collaboration with other professional bodies and champion the establishment of a welfare scheme for the members.
 22. Governor Charles Mwongela

Charles is a Senior Internal Auditor at the National Environment Management Authority with fourteen years of experience ranging from external audit, accounting and internal auditing in both public and private sector.

He holds a Msc Commerce (Finance and Accounting) and Bachelor of Commerce degrees. He is a CPA(K), CIFA and CIAQA
Charles is the current Honourable Secretary of the Mhasibu Sacco Society. He has been instrumental in setting up structures and professionalising the Sacco secretariat and enhancing efficient service to members.

Charles worked with IIAK secretariat to actualizing training for Supervisory Committee members of Sacco’s to build leadership capacity in terms of internal controls, good corporate governance and risk management.

My value-add proposition (manifesto) focuses on Advocacy and Sensitization; Pursuing Enactment of the Internal Auditors Bill; Actualisation of the PFMA and PFMAR provisions on Internal Audit; Building strategic partnerships to create value and opportunities; Institute digitization and Professionalising the secretariat and Members welfare .
Let’s Create the Profession We All Desire

 23. Governor

Dorothy Chepkoech

MBA, BCOM, CPA (K)

A self and results driven Finance professional, Dorothy is a seasoned Banking, Risk, Audit and Compliance professional, with over 14 years’ experience in Banking, of which 8 years are in Internal Audit. Being resilient and unafraid to take on new challenges, she is an Internal Audit Manager at National Bank and chairs the Executive Audit Committee for Kericho County as a service to the community and the profession, she also volunteers as a mentor and mobilizes support for the resource challenged through a LNGO( The Gender Platform).

Dorothy is passionate about effective Corporate Governance. It is what sets the pace for efficiency and effectiveness in all Governments and organizations. This can be established through clear and transparent governance structures and instruments. I believe that this passion will be a value add to the Institute of Internal Auditors-Kenya and audit professionals.

Her agenda for the Institute is a selfless commitment to continuous improvement. This will be attained through identification of gaps, and together with the BOG and Internal Auditors, formulate iterative solutions. The areas of focus which are envisioned to prompt positive transformation include (but are not limited to):

  • Governance through formulation of a Board Charter, to clearly define roles of the Governors, separate from those of the Secretariat and supporting the full BOG in lobbying for the enactment of the Internal Audit Bill.
  • Advocacy & Advisory aimed at creating IIA brand visibility through awareness drives, recognition of CIA, growing membership, giving advisory services, and lobbying for special groups such as Women and Youth.
Partnerships with other registered professional bodies such ICPAK, AWAK that will add value to IIA and public and private partnerships that are mutually beneficial to the IIA and Internal Auditors.
 24. Governor

Edwin Cheruiyot Maiyo

MBA, BBM, CPA (K), CS (o)

Edwin is the Head of Internal Audit at the County Government of Nandi. He has been serving as an auditor both in private and public sector for over 10 years continuously. He served as a Audit manager in various NGOs, amongst them UNBOUND (K) Ltd, CFCA, ADRA (K). He is currently serving in institution board in various capacity as Chair of Audit Committee water company, Secretary of the county Audit Committee and being a member of the many other boards.

Edwin has the IIA (K) at heart and he believes that with other board members they can champions the welfare of both the members and secreriat to a greater heights. His agendas for the institute are to promote member engagement and promote good working relationship for auditors in their organization and working hand in hand with other stakeholders to offers quality services to the profession. Also taking the services of the institute closer to the members at organizational level for specific advocacy.

 25. Governor

Elder, CPA Fred Obiye Nyakundi, CFE

(Dip. Internal Audit, MBA Finance) Assistant Internal Auditor General (IAGD/NT), Regional Internal Auditor, Nyanza Region.

  • Founder member of Institute of Internal Audit, Kenya Chapter.
  • Over 20 years experience in Internal Audit profession

MANIFESTO:

  • Ensure mutual relationship with ICPA(K) and other professional institutions.
  • Ensure tranparent and accountable utilization of the Institute resources.
  • Advocate for proper placement of Internal Audit function in organization structure both in Public and Private Sectors.
  • Protection of Internal Auditors through enactement of Internal Audit Profession Bill.
 26. Governor   Erick Omondi Otieno


Mr Omondi is the Director, Internal Audit Kenyatta National Hospital where he is responsible for managing the internal audit functions of the hospital’s overall system of internal controls, risk and governance.
Mr Omondi is a holder of MBA (Corporate Management) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option).

Mr Omondi brings to the table more than 15 years experience in auditing, including external audit experience with one of the professional accounting body as well as internal audit experience with various auditing firms, insurance companies and other institutions. He currently serves also in the Membership and Advocacy committee of the IIA Kenya chapter and He also served as a Member of the Audit committee of HomA- Bay County Executive from 2016 to 2019.

Prior to joining KNH, Mr Omondi had served as the Head of Internal Audit of ICPAK.  Before that, he was Head of Internal Audit of AMACO insurance.

He is a member of ISACA, ICPA(K), ICS and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

 27. Governor James Brian Ogal

James Brian Ogal is a seasoned-forward driven professional with over 12-years’ practicing experience in Internal Auditing and Assurance Services. Besides his technical competencies in Financial Management, Mr. Ogal is an astute Strategic Project Manager, well able of managing diverse project portfolios under constrained environments.

Currently, Mr. Ogal provides Internal Auditing and Assurance Services to LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority, a State Corporation (in Kenya) tasked with the responsibility of coordinating East Africa’s Largest Game-Changer Infrastructure Project, and whose budget is estimated to be in excess of US$ 20 billion. Prior to joining the LAPSSET Team, he served in various capacities as Internal Auditor with The National Treasury.

Mr. Ogal holds a Double Major MBA in Finance and Project Management (Africa Nazarene University), a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (Kabarak University) and is currently, he is a Section 6 candidate in the CPA (K) examination. He is also a prospective PhD student at the London Business School.

Given his Assertive nature, Cogent Communication skills and proven Servant Leadership skills, he commits to champion the following aspirations for Member Empowerment when elected to the Institutes’ Board of Governors;

  • Capacity Development for the Internal Auditor.
  • Lobby IIA Global for Member Scholarships in the CIA and QIAL Qualification Tests.
  • Lobby Local Universities to reduce CISA training fees for Members of the Institute.
  • Strengthening the Role of Audit and Risk Management Committees.
  • Partner with relevant stakeholders in drafting additional Legislation aimed at enriching relevant provisions of the PFM Act (on matters Audit Committees).
  • Efficacy in Succession Management.
  • Grassroots recruitment of Members through offering CPA (K) Scholarships to Committed Post-Secondary School Youths. Hence, Young Professionals (YP) Empowerment.
  • Actualizing the Aspirations of the outgoing Board.
  • Championing the Agenda for IIA (K) recognition in Acts other than the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act.
Championing the Objects of the IIA (Kenya).
 28. Governor Zacharia K. Koech

Zacharia is the Head of Internal Audit at The Eldoret National Polytechnic with over six (6) years’ experience in internal audit, management advisory and investigation.

Before heading internal audit, Zacharia was the head of management accounts in the same institution where he was preparing and analyzing of monthly financial statements and making recommendations for future decisions, preparing quarterly financial statements and final accounts including statement of compressive income, cash flow statement and statement of financial position.

He has also served as auditor at Bore & Associate for two(2) years and accountant at Talpis Palace  Resort for a year(1)
Zacharia is the holder of a MBA (Finance Option), Bachelor of Commerce and CPA(K).

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