Our Team - Amref Health Africa in Kenya

Our Team

  • Tom Ipomai Dr Meshack Ndirangu Country Director, Amref Health Africa in Kenya ×

    As the Country Director, Dr Ndirangu provides overall strategic leadership to the Country Programme, working with the Senior Management Team of Amref Health Africa in Kenya. Prior to this he worked as the Head of Programmes for Amref Health Africa in Kenya Country from January 2011 – October 2014 where he provided leadership in: strategic planning for clinical & diagnostics program; program development; programmatic performance management; quality improvement; monitoring & evaluation; staff development. Dr Ndirangu holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (2010); Master of Public Health (2006); Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (1996); extensive leadership development (2009 to 2011); Executive/Professional Coach accredited through the UK Academy of Executive Coaching (2014).

  • Tom Ipomai Peter Waka Programme Director, WASH and NTDs ×

    Engineer Waka leads Amref Health Africa in Kenya’s WASH and NTDs Programme in line with Amref Health Africa country strategic priorities. He plays a central role in ensuring effective strategic management, fundraising, build capacity and strengthen systems to improve program quality and partners relations. Peter has over 25 years of extensive experience in humanitarian and development work in Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.

  • Tom Ipomai Samuel Njuguna Compliance Manager ×

    Mr Njuguna provides technical support in ensuring that the operations of Amref Health Africa are conducted in an ethical manner, in compliance with Governance requirements, donor regulations, statutory requirements and internal policies and procedures. Prior to joining Amref Health Africa, Samuel served at World Vision Kenya for 12 years in various capacities including as Head of the Internal Audit function.

  • Tom Ipomai Janice Njoroge Communications Manager ×

    Ms Njoroge leads the Kenya communications function to ensure visibility of Amref’s work by building the thought leadership agenda through targeted and strategic PR, media and stakeholder engagement. Ms Njoroge has 15 years’ experience working in development communications, with 12 of these in the field of health development.

  • Tom Ipomai Samuel Muhula Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager ×

    Samuel leads the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research function at the Kenya office. He has hands-on experience providing leadership for strategic information for health development programs. This includes setting up monitoring and evaluation systems, designing and implementing evaluations, operations research and implementation science studies. A visiting research fellow at the University of California Berkeley under the East Africa Social Science Translation program, he is a member of Amref’s Ethics and Scientific Review Committee and sits in various inter-agency coordinating committees and technical working groups at the Ministry of Health.

  • Tom Ipomai Peter Waiganjo Venture Development Manager ×

    Peter Waiganjo is the Venture Development Manager at Amref Health Africa in Kenya providing technical leadership on enterprise identification, design and commercialisation of Amref enterprise/venture portfolio while inculcating entrepreneurship within the traditional grant-funded projects. Peter’s background cuts across business development and management, programme management, health systems strengthening, health financing, biomedical and operational research skills, and customer service leadership. Prior to Amref Health Africa, He worked in various capacities with Safaricom Limited, Excelsior & Wellness Groups, Biodeal Laboratories Limited, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP).

  • Tom Ipomai Dr Bernard Langat Programme Director, HIV, TB, Malaria and NCDs ×

    Dr Langat is public health and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) expert with extensive experience in programme management, TB, and TB/HIV programming, with over 19 years of experience in the public health sector. He previously served as Team Leader for the KPMG managed Global Fund Local Funding Agency (LFA) programme in Sudan and Eritrea, and Global Sanitation Fund Country Programme Monitoring (CPM) Services in Ethiopia. Prior to joining KPMG, Bernard served in the health sector in different capacities including that of Senior Programme Officer at the Global Fund Program Unit of the National Treasury, Section Head in charge of Planning, Policy and Research at the National TB Program, among other key public sector roles. He has a wealth of experience in working and networking with the national government of Kenya, county governments, multiple donors including Global Fund, USAID and JICA, working with NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.