George Ooko holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Business Administration degrees from the University of Nairobi. He is the immediate former Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Development Fund. He has vast experience from both the public and private sectors; formerly a Senior Executive at Barclays and NIC Banks.
James Katule holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Business Education from Kenyatta University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of ICPAK. He has a wealth of experience in financial management, administration, people management and procurement gained in working for the Kenya National Trading Corporation, the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Africa Medical Research Foundation (AMREF) and most recently, Capital Markets Authority (CMA).
Lineth Oyugi holds a Masters of Arts in Economics from the University of Nairobi and a 4th year Phd student of Economics at University of Nairobi. She has vast knowledge and experience in Research having worked for the Federation of Kenya Employers as the Head of Research and Policy Advocacy.
Additionally Lineth has worked with the Institute of Policy Analysis and as a Research Fellow, Macroeconomics programme and also with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning and National Development as an Economist.
Sheila Yieke is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds an MBA, Finance from the United States International University and a Certified Public Secretary (K). In addition she is alumni of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (UK). She has worked with Sotik Tea and Sotik Highlands Tea Estates, Kenya Investment Authority and Kosgey and Masese Co. Advocates. Internationally she has worked at the UN, IGAD, NORDIC and UNOPS.
Joseph Kuria holds a Masters in Business Administration, Strategic Management from University of Nairobi and BSc. Computer Science degree from Egerton University. He has several certifications such as MCP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCT, Project Management and CISA. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a member of ISACA. He has over 11 years working experience with different organizations including InfoTech Training Centre Ltd, Aga Khan University Hospital and Kenya Airways. He has been involved in large scale ICT projects, IT strategic formulation, execution and alignment with the business, IT security, Business Continuity Management, IT Service Management, Project and change management.
Stephen Masha holds a Master’s of Science in Finance from Leicester University (UK), a Bachelor of Education in Business Studies degree from Kenyatta University and is also a CPA (K), attained at Strathmore University. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). He has attended a number of short courses in leadership and possesses several years of work experience in budgeting, financial audit, financial management, financial analysis, procurement and administration. CPA Masha has worked with Price Waterhouse Coopers, Family Health Options Kenya, Action Aid Kenya, and most recently with USAID/East Africa.
George Muruli holds a MSc, Public Relations from University of Stirling, Scotland UK, MA, Library Information Sciences, Kenyatta University, BA, Political Science, University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Public Relations from Kenyatta University. He has spent most of his working career with the British Council both in Nairobi and the United Kingdom and most recently with the Constituency Development Fund National Board.
Dr. Amenya Nyakundi has a distinctive knowledge in the field of natural resources development, energy, and environment. He holds PhD in Environment Technology from JKUAT; an MA in (planning) from the University of Nairobi, a B.Sc in geology from Poona University, advanced certificate in Geothermal Energy- University of Pisa (Italy), Certificate of Corporate Governance (KIM), Certificate in Strategic leadership Development (Kenya School of Governance) and senior management course ( Government Training Institute Mombasa).
Dr. Nyakundi previously worked in the office of the former Prime Minister (Coordinating Inter-Ministerial Energy and Environment projects).He also worked in the Ministry of Energy for over Twenty Five (25) years and has extensive experience in energy project planning, development and management.