I am a global technocrat and currently serving as Kenya’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium. Previously, I was the Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Nairobi School of Business. I am also an advocate of development strategies leveraging emergent technologies and social enterprise in Africa. I sit on boards of several high-profile organizations such as East Africa’s most profitable company – Safaricom – and a senior advisor three UN agencies and other non-governmental institutions.
My skills, capabilities and experience are varied. They include over 8 years’ CEO-equivalent experience as Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Information and Communications for the Government of Kenya, high-level policy development and public administration, university-level teaching, academic research and graduate supervision, design and implementation of curriculum, academic leadership and administration, innovation management and public speaking to mention but a few.
I have over 30 years of business, finance and technology expertise gained from my years in Government, Higher Education and the Private Sector. I am widely published in refereed academic journals and I am also a leading public intellectual offering my expertise as a columnist and commentator in high-quality, cross-cutting media platforms.
Below is a sample of my notable achievements :