HR Leader and Executive coach
Evelyne is a seasoned HR leader, leadership development professional, and an executive coach with over 15 years’ senior leadership & management experience in various industries.
Evelyne is currently the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Kenya Airways Plc. Prior to joining the airline industry, Evelyne worked with The Co-operative Bank of Kenya as the Director- Human Resources. Evelyne also has senior leadership experience in various sectors for local and international employer brands, including the IBM Corporation, PwC, Ernst & Young, Standard Chartered Bank, and Oxfam Great Britain.
Evelyne holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Land Economics from the University of Nairobi (UON) and a Master of International Business Administration (MIBA) from the USIU-Africa. She is a certified Executive Leadership Coach (CELC-CDI Africa) and Professional Career Coach (PCC).
Evelyne is a member of several professional HR organizations, including the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM), Association of Talent Development (ATD), Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), and the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Evelyne is inspired by enabling individuals to become and realize their potential and finding a greater purpose and good in what they do. Her passion is impacting lives- one life at a time.
Gerald is a public health professional with more than 16 years’ experience working in Global Health. He has overseen public health programs in several African countries and participated in various Global Health initiatives built around lowering the cost of HIV medicines and diagnostics, improving access to essential medicines, introducing new and innovative approaches to improve access to care and treatment for various disease areas and provided leadership to various teams working in the public health space in a number of countries.
He has also been involved in a number of governance roles in the public and private sectors in Kenya; serving as a Board member in a number of public entities and as chairman of committees having oversight over audit, risk, finance and strategy.
Mary is a public policy professional with 11 years’ experience in developing evidencebased policy proposals to advocate an improved business enabling environment across East Africa. She has supported policy reform in Kenya, Tanzania and Somalia. She is an expert in Monitoring and Evaluation and has published two articles in the Journal of Public Policy.
She is currently working at the Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility as the Country Manager for Kenya and Somalia. She previously worked at the Business Advocacy Fund where she served as Advocacy Manager and Deputy Fund Manager. She also worked at the Agricultural Non-State Actors Forum in Tanzania.
Mary previously served in the Amref Business Development Communications and Resources Mobilization Board Committee.
Professor Kiama is a Medical Law & Forensic Medicine expert. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Microbiology (University of Nairobi) and also a Research Physician. He is involved in running the Majengo clinic, treating and recruiting commercial sex workers, training of the Post Graduate students in the Sexually Transmitted Infections Programme of the University of Nairobi and publishing of the research findings
Prof. Kiama is the Secretary of Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.
Mr Kasimu is a team building and HR professional with over 20 years’ experience across Africa and the UK. Paul is currently the Group HR Director – Safaricom Ltd. Paul is an expert in implementation of HR strategy, succession planning and executive selection, talent development, performance development, employee relations, change/project management, job profiling and evaluation, reward management and HR business partnering.
Paul previously worked for, EABL and KQ as group HR Director. Mr.Paul Kasimu is the Vice -Chair of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya board
Mrs Mathu is a Communications Expert and Media Personality with over 30 years’ experience. Eunice has vast experience in Communication, Writing, Editing, Public Relations, Management and Marketing expert with core areas of experience, expertise and competence including publishing, editing, and marketing of magazines, management of a Publishing company, writing on women, health, development and family issues among other interests.
Mrs Eunice Mathu is the Chairperson of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya board
Dr Soti is currently the Head of Division of Preventive, and Promotive Health Services at the Ministry of Health. He is a Public Health Specialist with 20 years of experience in Clinical Health Management, Public health programs with a proven track record having risen through the ranks in the Ministry of Health prior to his current position as Deputy Director of Medical Services and as Head, Division of Monitoring & Evaluation, Health Research Development & Health Statistics in the Ministry of Health.
Dr Soti is a member of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.
Mr Kimeu is a Financial Consultant specialising mainly in Strategy, Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance with over Nineteen (19) years of relevant experience serving as the Managing Director (Gamax Ltd) in-charge of Strategy and Business Development.
He has a wealth of experience gained while working for a number of organisations among them: The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) as the Director/Risk Management & Internal Audit; Moore Stephens International (Zain); The Standard Group Ltd; PKF and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Mr. Jones Kimeu is the Treasurer of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya board. In the past, Mr Kimeu has served as a Resource Person for the Audit Risk Committee for the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.
Dr Gitahi joined Amref Health Africa on June 1, 2015. Until his appointment at Amref Health Africa, Dr Gitahi was the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa, Smile Train International, where he successfully established partnerships for long-term sustainability with various African governments. Prior to that, he worked with the Nation Media Group, where he was the Managing Director for Monitor Publications in Uganda as well as General Manager for Marketing and Circulation in East Africa. Dr Gitahi is also the Co-Chair of the UHC2030 Steering Committee, a global World Bank and World Health Organisation initiative for Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
He is also member of the Private Sector Advisory Board of Africa CDC and of the World Health Organization’s Community Health Worker Hub. He is member of the Board of Directors of The Standard Group and holds Board member positions across Amref Health Africa offices in Africa
Dr Githinji is a member of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.