The Institute is run by a Secretariat, which has a work force of nine members of staff.

CS. Obare Nyaega - Chief Executive Officer

CS Obare Nyaega has over 17 years of work experience, having worked for various organizations at

various capacities relating to governance, financial control, strategy and leadership. Previously, he has

worked for SkillShare Services as Managing Partner, at MTN Business as the Quality Management

Representative (QMR) and Ag. Finance Manager and at Strathmore University. 


As a scholar, he has published in the European Journal of Business and Management, an international

journal for academic publications-ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online). He Lectures/has

lectured at KCA University, Maseno University, Management University of Africa, MKU among others. 


Currently, he is pursuing a PhD and LLB both at the University of Nairobi (UoN). He holds a PMD

(Program for Management Development) jointly by SBS Kenya & GIBS University of Pretoria South

Africa,  a Master of Science (MSc)  in Finance from UoN, a Bachelor of Commerce (Double Major), 

1st Class Honours from Strathmore University. He is a Certified Secretary (CS), Certified Public

Accountant (CPA), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a trained ISO 9001:2015 internal

auditor and a trained trainer on Crucial Conversations by VitalSmarts USA.


CPA Obare is a Council member at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

where he Chairs the Research and Development Committee. He was awarded a commendation in 2014.


He is a facilitator with the Man Enough Program, a sponsor to the Child Fund and mentors the youth and



He is blessed with a wonderful family.

CS. Jeremiah N. Karanja - Head of Department, Professional Services

CS. Jeremiah N. Karanja is a Certified Secretary, Human Resource Professional, Accredited 

Governance Auditor, Accredited Trainer of Trainers, Governance Advisor and Board Evaluation

Consultant. He has extensive experience in consultancy and management spanning over 9 years.


CS. Karanja is currently undertaking his PHD studies in Leadership and Governance at the Jomo Kenyatta

University of Science and Technology; is a holder of a Master of Business Administration (Strategic

Management) from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Public

Administration & Communication. He is a member of both the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of

Kenya (ICPSK) and Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya (IHRM-K).

Ms. Felistas M. Musyoka - Manager, Marketing & Corporate Affairs
CS. Emily S. S. Mugonyi - Manager, Membership Services
Mr. Pius M. Kamau - Assistant Manager, Financial Services
Mr. Kosgey Hillary Kiprotich - Accounts Officer
Mr. John Omondi - Learning & Development Officer
Mr. Julius M. Kyulu - ICT Officer

Mr. Amon G. Olang’o - Human Resource & Administration Officer

Ms. Maureen K. Shikoli - Front Office Officer