Assistant Director and Head of Management Development Centre (MDC) at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) was born on 14th December, 1962. He Holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi.
Mr. Namachanja joined the Bank on 19th September 1988 and worked in all Divisions within Bank Supervision Department for twenty one years. While in Supervision Department, he attended various local and overseas courses and actively participated in various National and Regional initiatives organized by Central Banks in the region. Key initiatives included development and operationalisation of the Bank Supervision Application (BSA) System, Automation of submission of Prudential Returns to Central Bank, Harmonization of Banking Supervision Practices and Legislation of the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2009. Mr. Namachanja was the Head of the Secretariat to the National Task Force on Anti-money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) initiatives and Strategy in Kenya. While serving on the task force, he trained as a Trainer of Trainers (ToT) and as a Country Evaluator for compliance with the AML/CFT Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations and International Best Practices.
On August 26, 2009, Mr. Namachanja was appointed as Branch Manager, Kisumu, where he served for one year and three months till December 3, 2010 when he was appointed to Head MDC at the School.
MDC is one of the core divisions in KSMS which is mandated to develop, organize, market and conduct capacity building programs that facilitate prudent and best practices aimed at enhancing stability in the financial services sector. MDC programs and activities are benchmarked to the best international practices that are in line with internationally recognized institutions and Reputable Schools of other Central Banks around the globe.
Doris C Chemng’orem
Joined the Central Bank of Kenya in February 1997 and was posted to The Kenya School of Monetary Studies Library. Prior to joining the Bank, she worked in Egerton University Library. She holds a B.Sc. Degree in Information Sciences from Moi University and a certificate in library and information studies from Kenya Polytechnic. She has worked in various sections of the library before becoming the Chief Librarian in May 2008.
The main tasks of the librarian are to oversee the day to day running of the library, coordinating the selection and purchase of library materials and preparation of the library budget.
Holds MSc in Computer Science from McGill University (Canada) and BSc in Computer Science from the University of New Brunswick (Canada). He also holds a Diploma in Technical Education from Kenya Technical Teachers College. He joined KSMS in 1997 and is Head of Information Technology Services Division.
The Information Technology Services Division is responsible for application of Information and Communications Technology in achievement of the School’s objectives.
Holds an MSc degree in Information Science from Simmons College, Boston, USA and a BA degree in Librarianship from Leeds School of Librarianship, UK. She joined CBK in 1994 and worked in the Library and Banking Division before being posted to the School in September 2001 as a Librarian.
Following the restructuring of the School in May 2008, Ciru became the manager in charge of Administrative Services Division. The Division covers issues related to procurement, projects & maintenance, cleaning, estates, registry and stores.
Holds MBA and Bcom. degrees both from University of Nairobi. He is also a CPA(K) and a member of ICPAK.
He had worked for Ernst & Young as an external auditor before joining the Finance Department of Central Bank of Kenya in 1999. He was posted to the School in September 2010 as the Finance Manager.
The Finance Division of the School is mandated to keep proper books of account which includes ensuring that all the financial transactions are properly recorded, budgets are adhered to and preparation of the final accounts.
MSc (Operations Research), has been a lecturer of Management Science /Operations Research at Kenyatta University Business School . He was also the founding Chairman of the Department of Management Science having served in various capacities including: Chairman of the Department of Business Administration, Coordinator of the Institute of Business currently School of Business and Coordinator of MBA program. A specialist in Management Science, he is registered for PhD studies in Operations Management.
Mr Ochola has been involved in various donor funded projects including the development of SIDA funded strategic plan (IPAR); USAID supported basic health package costing through Policy Project (Kenya). He wrote a proposal that lead to the selection of Kenyatta’s School of Business to participate in the Global Business School Network (GBSN), a project through which the University faculty developed case studies on firms in the MSME sector. He was trained as a Harvard School of Business Educator in participatory learning through case studies and other related pedagogical approaches.
Rose G. Mwenda
Manager and Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management Division. Rose holds Bsc. IBA (Accounting) degree from USIU. She is also a CPA (K) and a member of ICPAK and the Institute of Internal Auditors Kenya (IIA).
She had worked in External Payments, Pensions, MODM and Internal Audit, all Departments of Central Bank before joining the School. Rose was posted to Internal Audit & Risk Management Division of the School in September 2008 after the establishment of the Division vides the Central Bank’s Governor’s Circular of April 30, 2008.
The Division’s mandate is to provide a dynamic, value adding tool, which gives Management at all levels an independent assurance about operation of its internal controls and risk management.