Carole Kariuki holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Sociology from the University of Nairobi and a Masters Degree in Public Administration and International Affairs from Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA. She has also pursued several professional courses on Public-Private Sector Dialogue, Global Leadership and Private Sector Development among others. Ms. Kariuki has a wealth of experience in leadership having worked for Barclays Bank of Kenya, Nairobi Chapel and Sagamore Institute for Public Policy Research, Indianapolis – Indiana, where she acted as a liaison between Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and the institute before formally joining KEPSA. She worked for several years at KEPSA before being appointed KEPSA CEO. Ms. Kariuki is credited for transforming KEPSA from a little known Business Institution to one of the most influential institutions in Kenya and Globally. KEPSA is the Apex body of the private sector in Kenya, galvanizing the private sector through public-private dialogue and influencing the economic and development agenda of the country and Africa. She currently serves in several boards including: Chairperson, Special Economic Zones Authority, Kenya Board Member, Harvard University Center for African Studies, Africa Advisory Board Board of Trustees Member, United States International University–Africa (USIU-Africa), Kenya Board Member, Business Advocasy Fund, Danish Embassy Kenya Board Member, The Center for Corporate Governance Board, Kenya Council Member, The National Council of Administrative Justice (NCAJ), Kenya Advisor, Nailab 3.0 (Nairobi Innovation Lab) Board, Kenya Board Member, Internet Solutions Kenya Board Member, Women in Business Initiative of the Africa CEO Forum, Switzerland Member: Business Leaders Caucus Group of Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation by OECD, France President of the East Africa Chapter, Choiseul Africa, France Board Member, East African Cables PLC She is a member of several professional bodies including, The Rotary Club of Langata, Kenya Institute of Management and Institute of Directors. Ms. Kariuki has been recognized with several awards for her leadership and role in the   development of the Private Sector including; Global Female Leadership Impact Award and Induction into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame (GWLHOF), by Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), during the 2017 South America-Africa-Middle East-Asia Women’s Summit (SAMEAWS), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum, Dubai-UAE Women Super Achiever Award, by World Women Leadership Congress and Awards 2017, India Ranked 14th and first Kenyan on the list of 100 Africans by Institut Choiseul in the ‘Choiseul 100 Africa : Economic Leaders for Tomorrow 2015’ Women Leadership Achievement Award 2015 by World Women Leadership Congress and Awards, India The International Advocacy Award 2014 by Institut Amadeus, Morocco The Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) 2012 and Heads of State Commendation (HSC) 2011 by  President H.E Mwai Kibaki Top 40 Under 40 Women in Business Awards Kenya, 2011 and 2012 consecutively by The Business Daily, Kenya Contribution to Society Award by Nairobi Chapel 2011, Kenya Outstanding Role in Creating Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) for Business Growth by ILO Kenya Women Entrepreneurship Development 2011 Role in Growing Sustainable Business Initiative 2006 by UNDP Kenya Role in the Development of the UN Global Compact 2006 by UNDP Kenya In 2012 she was voted ‘Extraordinary Personality to Inspire the Future’ by 80% of the 20,000 students of the Entrepreneurship Clubs of Kenyan Universities.

Carole Kariuki

Chief Executive Officer

Rachel is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with over 10 years’ experience. She studied Law at the University of Nairobi, and took her Masters studies in International Legal Studies with a focus on Human Rights in Washington DC at Georgetown University. She was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in May 2006. She is the immediate former Executive Director at Moving the Goalposts, and has worked in a number of local and international organizations focusing on development and financial inclusion. Rachel was recognized by the Business Daily in 2015 in their Top 40 Under 40 Women Award.

Rachel Muthoga

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Operations Manager at KEPSA. Holds an MBA in Human Resource Management and Strategic Management from Daystar University. She is a member of IHRM and ABE.

Aphlyne Agina

Head Operations

Pascalina Kagunda

Head Membership, Marketing and Communication

Hilda is a Finance & Accounting professional with over 15 years’ progressive corporate experience in four different sectors with profit and non- profit organizations and the public sector. She is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya CPA (K) and a member of ICPAK since 2009. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Business Administration focusing on Finance. Before joining KEPSA, she worked with various organizations including USIU, Deacons East Africa PLC and Water for People- an international NGO. She has vast experience working across cultures and countries among them Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi, USA and India and appreciates the dynamics of working with multi-culturally diverse teams. She is a seasoned professional, who is passionate about organizational resource planning, financial reporting and management at a strategic level.

Hilda Muchunku

Finance Manager

Harrison Ng’atia holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree accounting option from the Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA), a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He is a member of Institute of Certified Accountant (ICPAK) and possess over twelve (12) years of experience as an Auditor (both internal and external) with specialty in internal controls development and risk management. Currently, the Internal Auditor at Kenya Private Sector Alliance. His major focus is to create and add value to an organization through monitoring value for money; effective, efficient and economic use of resources by ensuring continuous improvement of business processes.

Harrison Ngatia

Internal Auditor

Prior to this she worked with the Kenya Youth Empowerment Project, a World Bank funded Government project implemented by KEPSA, as the Project Officer in charge of the Mombasa region. Her experience spans over 11 years in various administrative and operation capacities. Ann holds a degree in B.Com, Business administration and Management option and an MBA in Strategic Management.

Anne Katule

KEPSA Foundation Administrator

Timothy Odongo holds an MBA in marketing strategy, a professional chattered marketing postgraduate diploma (CIM – London) and an advanced diploma in business administration (ABE – London).

Timothy Odongo

Investments Manager