The Board

Gachara Irura,
Director – Training
Sylvia Omolo,

Executive Director

Mugure Kinyua,
Director – Finance
Emma Ngute Kimwemwe,

Director – Talent Mgt

Wycliff Muma,

Director – Technology

Jerome Muiruri,

Director – Business Development

Gachara's Profile:
Gachara Irura is a Kenyan national with extensive expertise in designing systems and managing technical projects, including a history of successful work with the Government of Kenya and multinational organizations. He has developed a number of process-focused software systems and customer-facing applications, including back-end integration of a retail internet banking tool. He has also managed day-to-day operations of an M&E information management system for USAID as well as a similarly scoped project for DFID. In this project, Mark conducted a technical assessment of the existing M&E tool in order to adapt and improve the tool for user needs. More recently, he has been part of a team conducting an independent assessment for UNICEF’s ICT4D innovations in East and Southern Africa.Thus, he has worked extensively with both government ministries and international organizations, so excels at forging connections between multiple actors and delivering results. Lastly, he deeply understands what users need in technical tools that monitor and report on performance management.

Sylvia's Profile:
Sylvia has worked for the Government of Kenya in the IT field for over 12 years holding roles within IT Support, IT Security and most recently Information Systems Audit.

She has a Masters degree in Information Technology (Msc.IT) from Strathmore University and a Bachelor’s degree (BSc.) in Computer Science from Egerton University.

She is a Certified IS Auditor (CISA) and also holds the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification.

Sylvia is also a member of two professional organizations i.e. ISACA and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Mugure's Profile:
Mugure Kinyua is a business systems and data analyst whose aims to assist organisations to realize the value of data by designing systems with the right data blueprint.

She has over 10 years experience in financial and tax administration systems. She has gained expertise in requirements analysis, use case designs, quality assurance and software testing, end user training and support, developing data-driven revenue base expansion strategies and designing APIs for integration with third party external systems for information sharing.

Emma's Profile:
Emma has over 15 years’ professional experience in IT Operations in the Government sector both in technical and management level, she brings on board a rich experience in the public sector having worked in Advising on ICT matters, Developing ICT strategy, Coordinating and implementing ICT policies and strategies, System analysis and design, developing and implementing computerized information management systems.
Emma has a Masters in Information Technology a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information systems with several ICT professional certifications.

Wycliff's Profille:
Wycliff has over 10 years professional experience in IT Operations (IT Projects management, data management, system administration, analysis and Implementations) having worked in very diverse businesses with very dynamic and progressive IT environments. He brings on board his unique blend of skills that cuts across the development and sustainability agenda spanning the Academic, Telecoms, ICT Enterprise Solutions and Services sectors. Wycliffe has a Masters in Information Technology from Strathmore University and a Bachelor’s degree in IT from Makerere University. He is also a member of the Project Management Institute. Currently he is the Regional Delivery manager for Netguardians in Africa.

Jerome's Profile:
Jerome has over 16 years of work experience in IT Security, Business Continuity Management and most recently IT Project Management.

Jerome has offered project management and advisory services during the implementation of a variety of IT and business projects, including:

  • Implementation of a Data Centre
  • Bulk SMS and USSD solution
  • Mobile Payments (Mpesa, Airtel, etc)
  • Corporate Mobile App development (Android)
  • Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implementation
  • Customer Relationship Management & Call Centre Management Software
  • Business Continuity Management and Enterprise Risk Management software
  • Public Key Infrastructure Implementation
  • Implementing intrusion detection systems
  • Implementing disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Asset and data classification
  • Two factor authentication
  • Network management solutions
  • Implementation of Microsoft Active Directory Domain
  • Identity and Access management project