Board of Directors

Dr. Donald Kaberuka
Dr. Donald Kaberuka
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr. Donald Kaberuka
Dr. Donald Kaberuka
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Dr. Kaberuka was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2016 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board.
  • Dr. Kaberuka is currently the African Union High Representative for the Financing and Peace Fund, a Hauser Leader-in-Residence, Harvard Kennedy School, Mo Ibrahim Foundation board member, and a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee for the Rockefeller Foundation. He is also a Senior Adviser to the global private equity firm, TPGSatya, as well as the global advisory firm Boston Consulting Group.
  • He was formerly the President and Chairman of the African Development Bank, a position he held from 2005 to 2015. He also served as the Minister for Finance in Rwanda where he led the economic team within the Government of Rwanda also as the Governor for Rwanda for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
  • Dr. Kaberuka holds a PhD in Economics from University of Glasgow, Scotland.
Mrs. Susan Githuku
Mrs. Susan Githuku
Independent Non Executive Director
Mrs. Susan Githuku
Mrs. Susan Githuku
Independent Non Executive Director
  • Mrs. Susan Githuku was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in September 2017 and serves as a member of the Nomination & Governance Committee and the Finance & Investment Committee. She also serves as a Director of Centum Foundation.
  • Mrs. Githuku is the Founder and Managing Director of Human Performance Dynamics Africa and the Founder and Creative Director of publishing house Footprints Press. Mrs. Githuku was formerly the Head of talent management and Director of Coca-Cola University across Eurasia and Africa. Prior to that, she was the Africa Group HR Director at Coca-Cola responsible for the function in 54 countries and was based in London and Johannesburg.
  • Mrs. Githuku holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Psychology from St. Lawrence University and a Master of Science Degree in Development Economics from the University of Strathclyde-Glasgow.
Catherine Igathe
Catherine Igathe
Independent Non Executive Director
Catherine Igathe
Catherine Igathe
Independent Non Executive Director
  • Mrs. Igathe was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in September 2016, and currently serves as Chairperson of the Risk Committee and as a member of the Finance & Investment Committee and Audit Committee.
  • Mrs. Igathe is currently the Managing Director of AIG Kenya Insurance Company Limited and has over 18 years’ managerial experience. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the board of GenAfrica Asset Managers Limited.
  • Mrs. Igathe holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from United States International University. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program from Strathmore Business School and IESE Business School. 

 

Mr. William Haggai
Mr. William Haggai
Representative of ICDC
Mr. William Haggai
Mr. William Haggai
Representative of ICDC
  • Mr. Haggai is the representative for Industrial Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) in the Board of Centum Investment Company Plc with effect from June 2018. He also represents ICDC in the Nomination & Governance Committee, Audit Committee, Risk Committee and the Finance & Investment Committee, and in the Board of Two Rivers Development Limited.
  • Mr. Haggai is currently an Executive Director at ICDC and has vast experience in information systems management, enterprise risk management, strategic planning, operations management, and performance monitoring and evaluation. He also serves on the boards of Isuzu East Africa Limited, Almasi Beverages Limited and Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL).
  • Mr. Haggai holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science as well as a Masters of Business Administration in Management Science, both from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Quality Management Systems Auditor. He is a member of the Computer Society of Kenya, and the Institute of Directors Kenya.

 

Mr. James Mworia
Mr. James Mworia
Executive Director
Mr. James Mworia
Mr. James Mworia
Executive Director
  • Dr. Mworia is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Centum Investment Company Plc, a position he has held since October 2008.
  • Dr. Mworia serves on several boards, including those of Sidian Bank Limited and Almasi Beverages Limited, where he serves as Chairman, Nairobi Bottlers Limited, Isuzu East Africa Limited and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Dr. Mworia also serves as a Director of Centum Exotics Limited, Investpool Holdings Limited, Centum Development Company Limited and Two Rivers Lifestyle Centre Limited. Dr. Mworia was also appointed as Chancellor of Machakos University in October 2016.
  • Dr. Mworia holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi, and a Doctorate in Business (Honoris Causa) from Machakos University. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a CFA Charter Holder, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a Fellow of the Kenyan Institute of Management and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Dr. Laila Macharia
Dr. Laila Macharia
Independent Non - Executive Director
Dr. Laila Macharia
Dr. Laila Macharia
Independent Non - Executive Director
  • Dr. Macharia was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2013, and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Nomination & Governance Committee, as well as a member of the Risk and Finance & Investment Committees.
  • Dr. Macharia is currently a Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor backing upcoming entrepreneurs in media, education, data analytics and financial technology. She is also a Non- Executive Director at Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited. Prior to this, she worked as Chief Executive Officer of Scion Real, a
  • consultancy firm in project finance and at Kaplan & Stratton, a top-tier Kenyan law firm, on transactions in Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. She also served as a Senior Regional Advisor at USAID-East Africa and worked at the helm of the Africa Initiative at the Global Fund for Women in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Dr. Macharia holds a B.A. in Planning & Public Policy from the University of Oregon, a Juris Doctor and LL.M from Cornell University and a doctorate from Stanford University, all in the United States.
Dr. Moses Ikiara
Dr. Moses Ikiara
Independent Non - Executive Director
Dr. Moses Ikiara
Independent Non - Executive Director
  • Dr. Ikiara was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in November 2017 and is currently the acting Managing Director of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). Dr. Ikiara serves as a member of the Risk, Audit and Finance & Investment Committees.
  • He is also a Director of Elimu Holdings Limited, Centum Exotics Limited and Kilele Holdings Limited.
  • Dr. Ikiara was previously the Managing Director of the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) as well as former Executive Director at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), having started as a Policy Analyst at the same Institute. He was formerly a lecturer and research fellow at the School of Environmental Studies, Moi University.
  • Dr. Ikiara holds a PhD in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, a Master’s degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (First Class Honors) both from the University of Nairobi.
Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi
Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi
Non - Executive Director with Significant Shareholding
Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi
Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi
Non - Executive Director with Significant Shareholding
  • Dr. Kirubi was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in December 1997 and served as Chairman of the Board between 1998 and 2003. He currently serves as Chairman of the Finance & Investment Committee and is also a member of the Nomination & Governance Committee.
  • Dr. Kirubi also serves as Chairman of Two Rivers Development Limited and as a Director of Vipingo Development Limited and Two Rivers Lifestyle Centre Limited.
  • Dr. Kirubi is the Chairman of HACO Industries, Coca-Cola Nairobi Bottlers, DHL Express, Capital Media Group, International House Limited, and Smart Applications International. He is also the Deputy Chairman of Bayer East Africa Limited. In addition, he serves as the Honorary Consul of Mauritius in Kenya, Founder Council Member & Treasurer, AU Foundation and a Council Member, Harvard Global Advisory Council & Harvard Africa Advisory Council.
  • Dr. Kirubi is an alumnus of INSEAD Institute in France, Handles University in Sweden and Harvard Business School, USA.
Mrs. Mary Ngige
Mrs. Mary Ngige
Independent Non - Executive Director
Mrs. Mary Ngige
Mrs. Mary Ngige
Independent Non - Executive Director
  • Mrs. Ngige was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in September 2016, and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Risk Committee.
  • Mrs. Ngige is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Haltons Limited. She has vast managerial experience, having held various positions in the past, including those of Acting Group CEO at CMC Holdings Limited, Group Finance Director at CMC Holdings Limited, and Senior Manager at Deloitte and Touche. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director in the board of Kenindia Assurance Company Limited.
  • Mrs. Ngige holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Business Administration from Strathmore Business School. She is a Certified Public Accountant (Kenya).      
Hon. William Byaruhanga
Hon. William Byaruhanga
Non Executive Director
Hon. William Byaruhanga
Hon. William Byaruhanga
Non Executive Director
  • Hon. Byaruhanga was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2016 and serves as a member of the Nomination & Governance Committee.
  • Hon. William Byaruhanga is the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda, a position he assumed in June 2016. Prior to his appointment as the Attorney General, he was the Principal Partner, Kasirye, Byaruhanga and Company Advocates, where he specialised in Investments and Corporate Finance Law.
  • Hon. Byaruhanga holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from Makerere University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Uganda. He is a member of the Ugandan and East African Law Society.