Board Members

members and roles

Board Members

The primary function of The IIA Kenya board is to help set strategies to achieve the goals and objectives of The Institute and to provide advice and counsel to the industry at large.



ALFAYO N. MOGAKA, CHAIRMAN

MBA, BBA, CFE, CIA

Alfayo has over 25 years’ experience in auditing, 15 of which have been in the internal auditing profession.

He is currently the Internal Auditor General.

As Internal Auditor General, he is responsible to the Principal Secretary, The National Treasury for planning,

organizing, directing, co-coordinating and controlling of the Internal Audit Function in the civil service in

accordance with the standards, guidelines & regulations

Johnson Kamau, 1st Vice Chairman

Bsc, Msc, CIA, CISA , ACCA

Johnson has over 10 years of Assurance and Audit experience both from Audit firms and Private Institutions.

Prior to joining Barclays as Head of Risk and Control Rigour, Johnson was a Manager at KPMG East Africa in the Internal Audit Services division (IAS) responsible for managing IAS engagements for the East Africa region where he specialized in provision of advisory and assurance services on internal processes and controls, corporate governance and risk management.

Johnson also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he provided both internal and external audit services.

He is also an accredited quality assurance assessor with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

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Rosalind Murithi, 2nd Vice Chairperson

CPAK, CISA, CISM, MBA, Bcom

CPA. Rosalind Murithi is the Risk and Control Manager with the Energy Regulatory Commission. She set up the Internal Audit, Risk and Control Department from scratch in 2011, to a fully functional Department it is to date. She is a dynamic, resourceful and self driven professional with over 18 year’s experience in auditing and extensive knowledge of financial and risk based strategic planning and implementation. Her other areas of Specialization include governance, quality assurance and improvement programme, Information Systems Audit and forensic investigation.

Rosalind is a Master of Business Administration, Finance, UON, Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounts and Auditing, and is Certified Public Accountant of Kenya CPA (K). She is also a member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She is a CISA, CISM and also an Accredited Quality Assurance reviewer and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Kenya and the Women on Boards Network, (WoBN). She has also attended several professional and Senior Management workshops and seminars locally and abroad.

She is offers leadership at the highest corporate level working with Boards of Management, committee level including: Finance and Administrative Committee, Procurement Committee, Human Resource & Administration Committee and Public Policy and Governance Committee.

Rosalind is a self motivated and resulted oriented team-player. She’s currently the Treasurer of Association of Women Accountants of Kenya (AWAK).

In addition, she is the Chair of the Audit Committee of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission, (NCIC).

Willis Odhiambo Okwacho, Treasurer

Cert. Statistics; Cert. Risk Management, Cert. Value for Money Auditing; CPA; BCom; MBA; Currently pursuing MPhil and LLB.

Mr. Okwacho is an experienced Internal Auditor with more than 20 years of professional work experience, huge background in carrying out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which public sector organization's financial, physical and information resources are managed. He is an expert in business risk management and value for money audit.

He has a keen interest in public financial management legislation, particularly legislative changes and developments as they affect charities, and new auditing techniques and practices, gained from serving as a member of the National Treasury that drafted the Government Financial Management Act, 2004, the Public Audit Act 2003, the Public Procurement and Disposals Act 2005 and Regulations 2006, the Public Finance Chapter of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Public Finance Management Act 2012, the Transition to County Allocation Revenue Act, 2013, Public Audit Act, 2015, Public Procurement and Asset Disposals Act, 2015, the Controller of Budget Bill 2015

Charles Cheruiyot, Secretary

MBA, CIA, CPA (K), B.COM, Associate Member ACFE, Certified Quality Assessor (IIA)

Charles is currently the Head of Internal Audit at the Kenya Power & Lighting Co. Ltd

He has over 15 years experience in Internal Audit, and served in the previous board as a member of the audit committee.

He is a believer good corporate Governance and Servant Leadership.

Daniel N Nyaga,

CFE, CICA, CRISC, EO

Daniel N.Nyaga has over 25 years of experience in audit of public sector entities. His audit experience extends from audit of state owned enterprises, Co-operative societies, Local authorities, Donor funded projects, Central government ministries/departments and other quasi-governmental agencies in Kenya.

He is currently an Assistant Internal Auditor General at the Internal Audit Department headquarters, in the National Treasury with responsibility of Internal Audit Quality Control, coordinating audit activities in the Security Sector and Western Kenya Region.

He was a founding governor for the Institute of Internal Auditors-Kenya.He is an accredited internal audit quality assessor/validator. He holds a B .Com degree and Executive Masters in Business Administration(EMBA)degree in Leadership and International Business development

Served as Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors Kenya 2014-2016

Patrick Wangadia Owiti

EMBA (Finance) and B.COM

Patrick has over 27 years working experience in the public service and specifically in Auditing profession. He is currently a Senior Assistant Internal Auditor General at the National Treasury where he is serving as the Divisional Head in charge of Systems Audit & Special Projects.

Patrick who has an EMBA (Finance) and Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting represents the Permanent Secretary, Treasury in the following Audit Committees;

  • Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development
  • Ministry of Devolution & Planning
Taslim Wason

CPAK, MBA (Finance and Strategic Management) and BBA

Ms. Wason holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance Option) from the Kenya Methodist University. She joined NCPD in 2010 after acquiring several years of experience in conducting audits both in public and private institutions.

Ms. Wason is a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). Her training in internal audit was acquired from the Institute of Internal Auditors. She is also a Certified Systems Auditor (CISA, 2010)

Muktar Abdullahi

Bcom.(Accounting Option), BBA (Marketing Option), ACCA, Graduate Dip in Mgt, CNQI

Mukhtar is the convener of the Finance and Administration Committee of the Institute. He has previously served in the audit committee.

He is currently working with Postal Corporation of Kenya as the Regional Manager in charge of Rift Valley Region. Previously, he was the Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management

Anne Titus

(MBA (Finance Option), Bcom (Accounting Option), CPA (K), (CFE)

Ms. Anne has over 10 years’ auditing experience in various capacities in the Public Sector.

Currently an Assistant Director, Internal Audit at the Public Service Commission.

Anne is a member of ICPAK, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Institute of Internal Auditors.

Samuel Njenga
Chief Executive Officer

MBA,BSC(Statistics),DIP-ICM,MKIM,MMSK

He has over 15 years’ experience in marketing and business development. He has been responsible for identifying and developing business relationships leading to growth, development and implementation of brand strategies, formulation and overseeing implementation of marketing strategies, developing and managing operating budgets and performance management.

Prior to joining the institute Samuel was the Business Development Manager at ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). He previously worked at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd as marketing officer, Triton Petroleum Company as a territory manager and Caltex oil (K) Ltd as a station operations manager.

He has an MBA, Corporate Management from KCA University, BSc Statistics from University of Nairobi and Post Graduate diploma in sales management and marketing form Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)-UK.

He is a full member of both the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK).

He also sits in the Advisory Committee at the Kenya Institute of Management.

Peter Kioko

CPAK and BA (Econs) and MBA (Finance)

Peter has over 10 years experience as a trainer having organized and facilitated trainings in finance, audit, risk, forensics and IT. He holds an MBA (Finance) from the University of Nairobi.

Peter is a member of ICPAK, Professional Trainers Association of Kenya and Institute of Internal Auditors.

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