George Wachiuri – CEO
George is the CEO of Optiven Limited. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He holds a Masters’s degree in Business Administration (University of Nairobi), and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing option) Degree from University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K) and is a former Lecturer at Daystar University. His entrepreneurial spirit developed early, and was awarded the Entreprenuer of the year 1997 by the University of Nairobi. He has over 21 years working experience.
Charles Muraguri – Projects Director
Charles is the Projects Director at Optiven Limited. He has been with Optiven since the company’s inception. He has over 18 years Experience in the company.
Mary Wacuka – Director, Strategy and Operations
She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Option) from the University of Nairobi. She is also trained in Owner-Manager Program at Strathmore University and a holder of CPA section 4. She has over 22 years experience in Sales, Marketing, Operations and Strategy.
Bishop Phillips Katutu – Non Executive Director
He holds a Masters Degree in Peace Studies and International Relations from Catholic University of Eastern Africa and a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies, from Global University. He also holds a Diploma in Development Management from Daystar University. He is a specialist in peace building, conflict resolution and reconciliation with more than six years’ experience in conflict management, peace building as well as training and dialogue facilitation.
Dr. Nicholas Letting – Non Executive Director
Dr Letting is a transformative leader with over 20 years of work experience. He is the Vice – Chancellor the Management University of Africa and heads finance, academic and administrative functions of the institution. He is a former Council Member and Chairman of the Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS). He is member of the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) and NACOSTI Boards. He is a Certified Corporate Governance Trainer and Consultant; Governance Auditor (ICS); Academic Supervisor; Author; Strategic Thinker and Planner; Executive Coach; Investment Advisor; Excellent Networker and Communicator and a member of 7 professional bodies in Kenya. He has travelled and published widely. He holds PhD, MBA, BCom, CS, CPA and CIFA
David Ndolo Onyango – Non Executive Director
David is a Lead Advisor at Diaspora Community Projects (DCP) Kenya and the Chairman at Trainserve Sacco Limited. He is also the owner, School-Net (Kenya) Limited. Having studied at Strathmore University, he continues to be involved with global alumni outreach for this institution and is currently the project coordinator at Strathmore SOA@50.
Christine has over 15 years of experience working with national and international Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) in East Africa region. She is a holder of a Masters degree in Sociology and Community Development from University of Nairobi; Master of Public Health from Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from the University of Nairobi.
Lawrence Kesesi – Associate Director in charge of Strategy & Operations.
Mr. Lawrence Kesesi has over 15 years of experience with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. He is a strong Finance and Operations professional with a Bachelor of Commerce – Bcom focused in Finance from KCA University and a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK). He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Geoffrey Muturi Njoroge – Associate Director, Finance and Accounting
Mr. Geoffrey Muturi holds a Master’s of Science in Finance from Kenyatta University, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option). He is Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K), Certified Forensic Auditor. He has over 10 years’ experience in Auditing, Advisory, Accounting and Taxation.
John Kyalo Kitui – Associate Director for Registry and Special Assignments
Mr. John Kyalo holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Moi University. He has a cumulative working experience of over 15 years in Financial Services in various corporates in Kenya. He is a Specialist in Financial modeling and Credit Analysis.
Winnie Wambui Joseph – Associate Director, HR and Talent Development
Mrs. Winnie Wambui holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA -Strategic Human Resource management) from ESLASCA International Business School , France. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource management From Makerere university Uganda & a Certified Human resource Proffessional (CHRP-K) from the College of Human Resource Management , Kenya. She is a Full member of the Institute of Human Resource management ( IHRM ). A result proven professional with over 10 years’ experience in Strategic Human Resource Management & exceptionally well versed with Employment Laws for both Kenya and Uganda.