Mr. Bett is a career civil servant with over thirty five years of service in the Government of Kenya. He has served in the Ministry of Finance for over 10 years rising to the position of undersecretary. He has also served as The Comptroller of State House, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, the Kenya High Commissioner to Australia, a nominated and an elected Member of Parliament, Chair of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture, Lands and Natural Resources and a Cabinet Minister. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from The University of Nairobi.
Mr. Meso’s experience spans over 20 years in senior management positions in the banking sector. He previously worked for the Central Bank of Kenya, East African Development Bank, Commercial Bank of Africa and the Co-operative Bank of Kenya. In recognition of his role in development of Agri-farming as a commercial business, Mr. Meso was honoured with a Presidential National Decoration Award, Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS). He holds a Master Degree in Business Administration specializing in Strategic Management from Maastricht (MSM)/Esami and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Financial Services from the University of Manchester. He is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) UK, a fellow of the IFS School of Finance (FIFS) and a graduate of Advanced Management Program, Strathmore University in collaboration with IESE Business School, Barcelona - Spain.
Mr. Njoroge is a professionally qualified Agriculturalist with vast experience teaching in secondary and tertiary institutions. He is currently working at Mount Kenya University, Nakuru County. He is also a Director of Bidii Company Limited involved in consultancy in farming in Nakuru County. Mr. Njoroge holds Masters of Science degree in Agricultural Education, (M.Sc Agricultural education) from Egerton University, Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Credit) from the University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons).
Mr. Koros has previously worked in the Administration Department at Moi University. Between the year 2002 and 2007, he was the elected Member of Parliament for Eldoret South Constituency, being member of the Health and Powers and Privilege Committees. He has been on the Board of Directors of East African Portland Cement. Mr. Koros holds Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Political Science and a Minor in Economics from Kanpur University, India. He has a Diploma in Public Advertising Management, Marketing Organization, Office Administration, Human Relation and Industrial Psychology and Computer Programming.
Mr. Rotich is a Finance executive with over fourteen (14) years experience in leading strategic organizational aspects of financial and operations system development. Mr. Rotich previously worked with reputable international organizations including World Vision International/Kenya, ICCO Netherlands/East & Central Africa Region, Royal Paedro Limited/Kenya, War Child Holland/South Sudan and Relief International /Somalia. Mr. Rotich holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) from Kenyatta University with a First Class Honours award, is a Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) and Financial Systems specialist.
Mrs. Badhawi is a banker specializing in Accounting and Finance and brings with her a wealth of experience arising from her (32) years in the Financial services Sector. She has worked for Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd and First Community Bank. She is a partner in the Icon Business Consultants. She heads the Naima Badhawi Foundation and the founder member of Juhudi Lulu Sacco. She has also served as a Board Member for Coast General Hospital, Tudor Services Ltd and Al Wataniya Insurance Agency Ltd. She is currently the Secretary General of Mombasa County Council of Elders and Co-opted Member of Answar Muslim Sister’s Education Wing.
Mr. Onyango has extensive expertise and experience in consultancy having worked for over seven years in various Non-Governmental Organizations (local and International), public and private sectors including Vestergaard-Frandsen (EA) Ltd, City Council of Nairobi, Kenya Forex Bureaus Association, Save the children/South Sudan (SCi-SS), Norwegian Refugee Council, International Union for Conservation in Nature (IUCN), Constitution & Reform Education Consortium (CRECO) , Oxfam GB, WaterAid, World Customs Organisation Regional Office for Capacity Building East and Southern Africa (WCO-ROCB-ESA) and Society for International Development (SID). Mr. Onyango holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting) from the University of Nairobi with second upper class honors and currently undertaking Master of Science (Finance) from the University of Nairobi.
Ms. Ali is a technical development advisor/Researcher with 12 years vast experience in Project co-ordination and field research in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya. She has commitment to communities and grassroots development and has a keen eye for sustainable development. She has worked with reputable organizations as Cordaid/SNV, World Bank, UNDP, AfDB and NEPA. Additionally, She had been appointed to different Ministries by the Kenyan Government including Ministry of Environment, in National Climate Change working group-2009, Ministry of Agriculture in Agriculture Sector Co-ordination unit-(ASCU), supported by GIZ and Ministry of Northern Kenya at the ASAL secretariat. Ms. Ali holds Bachelor’s degree in Education from Moi University, and is currently undertaking Masters Degree in Development Studies from the University Nairobi, Project Planning and Management in Leipzig, Germany, and Women and Grassroots Mobilization certificate.