KENYA ALUMNI CHAPTER

 

Chapter Introduction

A warm welcome to the Kenya Alumni Chapter which was set up to develop, enhance and support a network of mutually beneficial and enduring relationships between alumni, students and Oxford Brookes University. We look forward to growing the connections through a series of events and activities over the coming years. 

Our LinkedIn and WhatsApp groups are the online home of the chapter so please do join us for the latest updates and news. We would also ask that you share these groupd amongst alumni friends and colleagues and also please do take the chance to introduce yourself to members of the group.

 

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Volunteer Chapter Committee

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Louis Owoko

Chapter Leader

I am an experienced Finance and Treasury professional with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications and transportation/trucking/railroad industries. I am currently an Advisory Council Member for both ACCA and  Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT), and frequently as an expert panelist and trainer at  the ACT conferences and seminars.  I hold a Master of Science Degree in Finance and Accounting from University of Wales (London school of Business and Finance), a Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the University of Nairobi. I am the first Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) in East and Central Africa, a Fellow of ACCA (FCCA) and a Certified Financial Modeler (CFM).

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Victor Juma

Secretary

I am a finance and accounting professional with several years of experience in financial planning and reporting, management accounting, tax compliance, risk management and compliance, internal audit and performance management. I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University in 2015. The experience I gained especially while doing my research and analysis project has helped me appreciate mentorship. Over the years I have mastered relationship management, creating a shared purpose and making it happen.

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George Munga Amolo

Marketing & Communication Lead

I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University in 2008. I am also a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant in Kenya. My Professional memberships include the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Kenya and the Kenya Institute of Bankers. I am currently the managing partner at AMG-Kenya (CPAs). Previously, I worked for Eco-Bank Kenya Limited as a regional manager, Bank of Africa Limited as a branch Manager & at Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited as a relationship manager. My aspiration is to grow AMG-Kenya into a regional financial consulting powerhouse.

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Mildred Waka

Events Lead

I am a Senior Nursing Officer, specialized in Palliative Care with an over 13 years experience in nursing . I provide an interrogrative and multidisciplinary treatment approach to patients suffering from cancer, which helps them to maintain a physical, emotional and mental health. I graduated from Oxford Brookes University, Kenya Medical Training College in 2014 and currently pursuing a Master's degree in Administration at the University of South Wales (Unicaf ). I am a member of the Kenyan Nurses Oncology Chapter and the International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC). With an experience in research, I participated in the Opioids Price Watch study by WHO in 2013 and 2016 and I was thereafter awarded a certificate of recognition by IAHPC for my participation. My inspiration is to provide compassionate, individualized and comprehensive care to all patients suffering from cancer and to support the clinical research in the advancing cancer care.

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Benjamin Migan

Events Assistant

I am a highly resourceful and focused finance & audit professional with exceptional finance and audit skills and wealth of experience in Financial Reporting, Taxation, Auditing, Risks management, Corporate Governance and strategic business reviews. I believe in changing the business place with experience, integrity, professionalism, commitment and hard work.
I completed a BSc Degree in applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University in March, 2016. I am also a CPA (K) and currently pursuing strategic Business papers of ACCA. I am currently the Head of Audit Risks and Compliance in a leading telecommunication & ICT firm in Kenya, I have also worked with 3 multinational companies, one being the largest confectionery house in Eastern & Central Africa as an internal auditor.

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Newton Gichana

Engagement Lead

I graduated from Oxford brookes University in 2017, having undertaken the distance learning. I have been working in the banking industry for the past 6 years, working in Finance and Credit departments. Recently, I have developed immense interest in the field of Investment banking and continued to sharpen my skills through the CFA Program.

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Murage Wagaki

Treasurer

I have experience in construction and contract management. Currently, I am the founder and director of Maxon Consultants Limited, which provides Building Information Modelling (BIM) consultancy, upskilling, training and outsourcing. I hold a Master’s degree in BIM and Management from Oxford Brookes University (2019) and I am currently pursuing an online postgraduate diploma in Integrated Design Using BIM Tools from the University of Barcelona. I have done leadership training from Young African Leaders Initiative (East Africa), and I plan to use this to continue my work that is promoting the use of BIM and BIM adoption as an alternative to construction processes.

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Charles Ringera

Patron

Mr. Ringera is a seasoned banker with over 20 years’ practical banking experience that cuts across all facets of central and commercial banking. He formerly worked as a regulator with the Central Bank of Kenya in various capacities, as a bank examiner, Kisumu Branch, Finance, Audit and National Debt. He moved to Co-operative Bank in 2004 initially as Senior Credit Risk Analyst before being deployed to Enterprise-wide Risk Management as a senior manager to lay foundation for Risk management for the bank as per the Central Bank’s Risk Management Guidelines and Basel II Accord. In 2006, he moved to KCB Group where he headed the Group Operational Risk and Compliance supporting – Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Charles holds Bachelors of Science in Applied Accounting and an MBA in strategic management. He is a professional accountant holding a CPA (K) and a Fellow of Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, FCCA. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Risk Management in Banking/Finance by KPMG Sweden

Want to be involved?

If you would like to help organise alumni activities in Kenya or maybe suggest a reunion in your city then don't hesitate to get in touch with Louis: louis.owoko@oxfordbrookes.net.

 

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