Our Team - Amref Health Africa in Kenya

Our Team

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

    As Country Director of Amref Health Africa in Kenya, Dr Ndirangu is on a mission to contribute to the transformation of the health of people in Kenya by positioning Amref to be a leading catalyst for change in the health and wellness sector. Dr Ndirangu is a tech-savvy accredited coach and entrepreneurial strategist experienced in providing leadership for development initiatives in Africa. He has extensive experience working in non-profit organisations, government and partnership with the private sector as well as public health program execution in health systems strengthening, reproductive, maternal and child health; HIV, TB, malaria; NCDs; lifestyle and wellness; water, sanitation and hygiene; livelihoods and community development.

  • Tom Ipomai Gilbert Bwire Wangalwa Deputy Country Director ×

    Gilbert is the Deputy Country Director at Amref Health Africa in Kenya. He applies health systems management, leadership and, innovative approaches to increase access, equity and quality health services among the vulnerable populations. His experience spans over 10 years in health systems strengthening and organizational development. He is passionate in the use of data to target bottlenecks affecting management, system quality and community engagement.

  • 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 Denis Wanyama Ag PD- HIV/TB, Malaria & NCD ×

    Dr Denis Wanyama is a dynamic senior public health executive with a wealth of experience in results-oriented and evidence-based project design, management, administration, and leadership. With a deep commitment to strategic public health interventions in HIV/TB, PMTCT, malaria, and primary healthcare, he has successfully implemented large-scale and multisite programs at the national level, forging public-private partnerships, engaging communities and county stakeholders, and providing technical leadership. Driven by his passion for improving public health outcomes, Dr Wanyama has excelled in roles such as Project Director, Programme Manager, Deputy Chief of Party, and Project Manager, overseeing diverse healthcare initiatives. His expertise is evident in the programmes he has led and collaborated with donors such as the United States Government (USG), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). With a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nairobi and a recently acquired Master of Business Administration, he combines medical expertise with business acumen to drive impactful healthcare programs.

  • Tom Ipomai Agnes Mutinda Finance Manager ×

    Agnes is responsible for budget planning and supports the senior management team by offering insights and financial advice which helps them make optimal decisions for the organization. She has skills and experience in Financial Management, Managerial Finance, Auditing, Financial Analysis, and Accounting.

  • Tom Ipomai Morris Matheka Head of IT Service Management ×

    Morris works to ensure that the ICT Department supports staff in provision and utilisation of ICT resources and services to increase efficiency and effectiveness, contributing to Amref’s business objectives and facilitating value creation through ICT enabled services. Morris has over 19 years experience in the field of ICT, having previously worked for Mastermind Tobacco (K) Ltd as the ICT Senior Systems Supervisor. He is a Commonwealth Professional Fellow, London, UK 2013.

  • Tom Ipomai Anne Gitimu Programme Director, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health ×

    Anne is a social and digital innovator in the health space with an educational background in public health and public policy. She has over 15 years of experience in managing and implementing health programs in Kenya and South Africa. She is passionate about reinventing programming to close the strategy-execution gap in her area of expertise - Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH). She is responsible for the overall leadership, management, offering strategic and technical direction of the RMNCAH work. Anne believes in inclusive development, more so the use of innovative financing models and instruments to address SRHR challenges in Africa.

  • Tom Ipomai Brenda Asiko-Gichangi Communications Manager ×

    Brenda leads the communication agenda in Amref within the thought leadership and sustainability arena. Brenda has over 10 years of leadership experience in East, Central and Southern Africa from Oxfam GB, Save the Children International, World Vision International and more recently, the U.S Embassy in Nairobi. She has led regional and global campaigns. She has a track record in Leadership and Strategy development, Knowledge Management, Public Relations and Media engagement and building and motivating teams.

  • Tom Ipomai Samuel Ndungu HR Business Partner, Kenya & HQ ×

  • Tom Ipomai Solomon Mutwiri Compliance Manager ×

  • Tom Ipomai Emmanuel Musombi Monitoring and Evaluation Manager ×

    Mr Emmanuel Musombi is a highly experienced Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) specialist with over ten years of monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) experience in the health sector. Currently, as the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Manager, he develops and implements result-based monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems. Previously, he served as the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist for the USAID Imarisha Jamii program, as well as the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for the USAID-funded Afya Timiza Project and APHIAplus Imarisha project. Throughout his career, Mr Musombi has successfully developed and implemented robust M&E systems, ensuring effective tracking of project implementation strategies and performance. With M&E expertise across various programs, including Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), Family Planning, Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child, and Adolescent Health and Nutrition, and supporting health initiatives such as HIV Care and Treatment and social determinants of health, he contributes valuable insights in program development, reporting, and documentation.