Coutts A. Otolo

Coutts A. Otolo Chairman He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a member of Global Governing Council of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) (UK). He is also a Fellow of ACCA (UK) and Certified Public Accountant CPA (K). He has over 33 years experience in financial and risk management consulting covering various industry sectors in diverse African countries.

Director

Director

Coutts A. Otolo Chairman He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a member of Global Governing Council of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) (UK). He is also a Fellow of ACCA (UK) and Certified Public Accountant CPA (K). He has over 33 years experience in financial and risk management consulting covering various industry sectors in diverse African countries.

John Waweru

John Waweru Managing Director-Kenya John is the Managing Director of Clarkson Insurance Brokers Kenya. John is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Nairobi and holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree in Insurance. He is a member of Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) of London and Insurance Institute of Kenya (IIK). He has served at various senior capacities with several organizations including Madison Insurance Company as Assistant General Manager, Xplico Insurance Company as General Manager Corporate Division before rising to the position of the Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Clarkson, John was the Group Chief Marketing Officer of Phoenix of Botswana Assurance. John has a wealth of experience in general insurance and reinsurance business both in Kenya and the region.

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Director

John Waweru Managing Director-Kenya John is the Managing Director of Clarkson Insurance Brokers Kenya. John is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Nairobi and holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree in Insurance. He is a member of Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) of London and Insurance Institute of Kenya (IIK). He has served at various senior capacities with several organizations including Madison Insurance Company as Assistant General Manager, Xplico Insurance Company as General Manager Corporate Division before rising to the position of the Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Clarkson, John was the Group Chief Marketing Officer of Phoenix of Botswana Assurance. John has a wealth of experience in general insurance and reinsurance business both in Kenya and the region.

Marie Claire Dusabe

Director Marie holds a Masters degree in International Relations & Peace Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree (Political Science) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She is also a director of Whitestone Coffee Farm and sits on the boards of three other Kenyan companies involved in property management.

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Director

Director Marie holds a Masters degree in International Relations & Peace Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree (Political Science) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She is also a director of Whitestone Coffee Farm and sits on the boards of three other Kenyan companies involved in property management.

Richard Munyaneza

Director Richard holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting and a BA in Economics. He has over 25 years experience in Management and Financial services.

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Director

Director Richard holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting and a BA in Economics. He has over 25 years experience in Management and Financial services.

Charles K. Muhoozi

Director Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Higher Diploma in Education. He has over 31 years experience in Public Relations and Management.

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Director

Director Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Higher Diploma in Education. He has over 31 years experience in Public Relations and Management.

Beatrice Mwangi

Director Beatrice holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Post Graduate Diplomas in Business Administration and Information Technology. She is a member of the Professional Trainers Association of Kenya, Institute of Human Resource Management and was instrumental in the technical review committee of the Business Process Outsourcing Association of Kenya. She is a board member of Parker Randall Eastern Africa and The Social Impact Institute. She is also a committee member of the Youth Committee of The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

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Director

Director Beatrice holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Post Graduate Diplomas in Business Administration and Information Technology. She is a member of the Professional Trainers Association of Kenya, Institute of Human Resource Management and was instrumental in the technical review committee of the Business Process Outsourcing Association of Kenya. She is a board member of Parker Randall Eastern Africa and The Social Impact Institute. She is also a committee member of the Youth Committee of The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

David M. Nyende

Education

Mr. David Nyende holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) from Makerere University; he is a fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (FCCA) and a member of the Uganda Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA). He holds a Post Graduate Specialty Certificate in Forensic (Fraud) and Investigative Audits from the Business School of the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Career

He is currently a Practising accountant/auditor with Continental Partners, Certified Public Accountants where he is the Principal (Managing) Partner, with special focus on Public Sector Reforms.

Mr. Nyende started his working career in Nigeria as an Audit Trainee in an audit firm before moving to the UK where he qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Thereafter, he relocated to Bonn, capital of then West Germany. Here, he worked in a medium motor vehicle agency company.

He returned to Uganda in 1987 and joined Makerere University as University Bursar. After two years he moved to then Uganda Posts & Telecommunications Corporation (UPTC) as Director of Finance & Accounts. In mid-1991, he left Uganda for neighboring Kenya to work for an International Environment NGO as Finance Manager. After three years, he joined the United Nations (UNCHS-Habitat) as a Deputy Chief of Finance.

In 1998, Mr. Nyende opted to pursue interests in private Sector as a Consultant with special focus on Public Sector.

It is in this capacity that Mr. Nyende has undertaken diverse assignments in regional governments as outlined below:

  • Financial Systems Advisor (DFID-funded) – Government of Tanzania, in the Civil Service Department and Ministry of Finance.

  • Financial Advisor and Public Sector Financial Management Specialist – Government of Uganda (GOU) in diverse Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs):

    • Divestiture of Uganda Airlines (2000).

    • Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (World Bank-funded) – automating GOU’s Financial systems (IFMS).

    • Nile Hotel International, Kampala: Concession Audit to verify refurbishments of Kampala Serena Hotel by M/S TP.

    • Office of the Prime Minister (OPM): Development of a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for the Public Sector Management (PSM) Sector.

    • Office of the Prime Minister (OPM): Review of MDA (16) targets for Key performance indicators for FY 2011/12.

    • Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD): Development and documentation of a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for the Energy and Mineral Development (EMD) Sector.

    • Office of the Prime Minister (OPM): Conducting Local Government Performance Assessment country-wide.

    • Development of a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for the Public Sector Management (PSM) Sector.

  • Public Sector Financial Management Specialist, Government of Southern Sudan, Juba: Capacity Building in Budgeting and MTEF in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries and the Ministry Industry and Mining.

Others present and former preoccupations:

  • Currently, Board Member, Nakasero Hospital Ltd.

  • Currently, Board Member, Clarkson Insurance Ltd, Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania.

  • Currently, Board Member, Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC).

  • Former Board Member, KCB Bank Uganda Ltd.

  • Former Chairman, Board of Directors, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

  • Former Chairman, Governing Council, Management Training Advisory Council (MTAC)

  • Former President, Rotary Club of Kololo.

Mr. Nyende speaks fluently Swahili, English and German.

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Director

Education

Mr. David Nyende holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) from Makerere University; he is a fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (FCCA) and a member of the Uganda Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA). He holds a Post Graduate Specialty Certificate in Forensic (Fraud) and Investigative Audits from the Business School of the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Career

He is currently a Practising accountant/auditor with Continental Partners, Certified Public Accountants where he is the Principal (Managing) Partner, with special focus on Public Sector Reforms.

Mr. Nyende started his working career in Nigeria as an Audit Trainee in an audit firm before moving to the UK where he qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Thereafter, he relocated to Bonn, capital of then West Germany. Here, he worked in a medium motor vehicle agency company.

He returned to Uganda in 1987 and joined Makerere University as University Bursar. After two years he moved to then Uganda Posts & Telecommunications Corporation (UPTC) as Director of Finance & Accounts. In mid-1991, he left Uganda for neighboring Kenya to work for an International Environment NGO as Finance Manager. After three years, he joined the United Nations (UNCHS-Habitat) as a Deputy Chief of Finance.

In 1998, Mr. Nyende opted to pursue interests in private Sector as a Consultant with special focus on Public Sector.

It is in this capacity that Mr. Nyende has undertaken diverse assignments in regional governments as outlined below:

  • Financial Systems Advisor (DFID-funded) – Government of Tanzania, in the Civil Service Department and Ministry of Finance.

  • Financial Advisor and Public Sector Financial Management Specialist – Government of Uganda (GOU) in diverse Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs):

    • Divestiture of Uganda Airlines (2000).

    • Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (World Bank-funded) – automating GOU’s Financial systems (IFMS).

    • Nile Hotel International, Kampala: Concession Audit to verify refurbishments of Kampala Serena Hotel by M/S TP.

    • Office of the Prime Minister (OPM): Development of a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for the Public Sector Management (PSM) Sector.

    • Office of the Prime Minister (OPM): Review of MDA (16) targets for Key performance indicators for FY 2011/12.

    • Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD): Development and documentation of a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for the Energy and Mineral Development (EMD) Sector.

    • Office of the Prime Minister (OPM): Conducting Local Government Performance Assessment country-wide.

    • Development of a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for the Public Sector Management (PSM) Sector.

  • Public Sector Financial Management Specialist, Government of Southern Sudan, Juba: Capacity Building in Budgeting and MTEF in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries and the Ministry Industry and Mining.

Others present and former preoccupations:

  • Currently, Board Member, Nakasero Hospital Ltd.

  • Currently, Board Member, Clarkson Insurance Ltd, Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania.

  • Currently, Board Member, Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC).

  • Former Board Member, KCB Bank Uganda Ltd.

  • Former Chairman, Board of Directors, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

  • Former Chairman, Governing Council, Management Training Advisory Council (MTAC)

  • Former President, Rotary Club of Kololo.

Mr. Nyende speaks fluently Swahili, English and German.