Board of Directors
Phillip Oyuko - Chairperson
Phillip holds a Master of Business Administration degree – Strategic Management Option from United States International University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Kenyatta University. He has a wealth of experience working in senior positions for both corporate organizations and NGOs. Currently he works for the International Livestock Research Institute – ILRI and The World Agroforestry Centre – ICRAF, both member organizations of the CGIAR (Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research) consortium, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. His broad experience and expertise spreads through the areas of ICT Service Management in support of business strategy, Financial Systems and Process Administration, Project Management, Service Strategy, Internal Audits, Quality Management Systems and Business Administration. Phillip is a certified IT Service Management Professional, a certified Project Manager and holds various IT certifications including ITIL, MCSA, Oracle OCA etc. Phillip is passionate about leveraging on technology that works to serve members for their growth in wealth.
Kirimi Peter Mutugi - Vice Chair
Kirimi Peter Mutugi is a statistician who has served as a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist with different organizations since 2009 to date. Currently, he is working as a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- Continuous Quality Improvement with CHS-Kenya and as a Director with Lelemi and PYMA investment companies. Previously, he has worked with International Centre for AIDs Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) Kenya where he spearheaded a vibrant Monitoring and Evaluation department. He holds a Master of Science in Research Methods with strong back ground in statistical computing from JKUAT having graduated from Kenyatta University with a degree in Bachelor of Arts: Mathematics, Econometrics and Business administration. He has qualifications in Community Development, Leadership and Management from University of Washington as well. Kirimi’s vision for Kimisitu SACCO Ltd is embodied in establishing strong liquidity and minimum capital ratios and financial freedom for all the members. His financial freedom motivation is anchored on “To achieve what 1% of the world’s population has (Financial Freedom), you must be willing to do what only 1% dare to do. Hard work and perseverance of the highest order.”.
Evaline Ochieng - Hon. Secretary
Evaline holds a Bachelor of commerce Degree in marketing and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Nairobi. Her broad experience spreads through Administration, marketing and Human resources. She has been working for International Organization for Migration for 9 years in various capacities. Evaline is passionate about strengthening membership recruitment, increasing member retention and enhancing awareness of Sacco product and services to existing and potential members. She therefore brings to the board additional skills that are necessary in guiding Kimisitu Sacco to achieve its objectives
Jotham Opiyo Opiyo - Treasurer
Director Jotham Opiyo is the current Treasurer of Kimisitu Sacco Society. Previously he served in this Board up to February 2018, as the Vice Chairman of Kimisitu Sacco. He have also served in all Kimisitu board committees on rotation basis since the time he joined the Board in 2015. The committees are credit, Audit and Risk, Education and Business Development committee. He has been very instrumental in the development Kimisitu has made over the years. His full time employment is at Ibounty Property Company where he is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ibounty Property Company deals in land buying and selling, property Investment consultancy, Housing Finance in partnership with KUSCCO Housing in Kisumu, Western, Nairobi and Mombasa. He also sit in the Board of Graphic Lineups which is one of the leading printing companies in Kenya. Prior to joining Ibounty Company, he worked at Kimisitu Investment Company (KICL) where he played instrumental role in the formative stage for four years as Accounts Assistant. He also worked at Kimisitu Sacco at different levels as an intern, office assistant and loans for a span of four years. He was at Kenya Airways (KQ) as Management Trainee in Revenue accounting. CPA Jotham has a wealth of working experience spanning for a period of ten years in Sacco operations, Property Investment, Finance and Accounting, customer care, administration and relationship management. He is a holder of Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting from University of Nairobi besides being Certified Public Accountant (CPAK). He is having several certifications majorly in Cooperative Sector and governance. Jotham is also known for good relations, tolerance, patience, dedication, humbleness and initiating successful activities in totally new environments. His vision for Kimisitu Sacco has always been “To have anything that needs to happen, happen at the right time for Sacco members”
Agunga Chris Duncan - Chair - Audit and Risk Management Committee
Agunga Chris Duncan is a Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) professional, with over 10 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of community health programs in Kenya. Currently he works as a Senior M&E Officer for LINKAGES program at FHI360, where he joined in 2016. Before joining FHI360, Chris worked with CMMB, ICAP and NRHS where he led in development of data management and monitoring system and use of data for improving program quality. Chris holds MPH - M&E (Kenyatta University), PGD Project Planning and Management (University of Nairobi), BSc. Applied Statistics (Maseno University). As an M&E expert, Chris envisions to create robust system monitoring Sacco activities in relation to its objectives and establishing a platform to promote data use in decision making to improve quality of services. He is a strong believer of stakeholder engagement, customer focus and efficiency in systems.
Ms June Kivinda - Secretary - Audit and Risk Management Committee
CPA June Kivinda joined Kimisitu Board in March 2018. June was a Council Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK 2015-2018). She is the founder of Earnings Nest Ltd where her areas of focus are in capacity building in Finance Management, Costing of Strategic Plans and matters Governance. She holds a Masters Degree in Development Finance from KCAU (a masters programme she spearheaded in conjunction with Africa Growth Institute (AGI) in South Africa to have introduced in East Africa where there was a gap. It started in Kenya College of Accountancy University (KCAU) in 2016 and in Strathmore University in 2017). She has board experience from Property Reality Company (PRC) and ICPAK.
Isaac Ochieng Odul - Chair - Credit Committee
Isaac Ochieng Odul is an imbued intellect and is gifted with multi-tasking skills cutting across the confines of a trained administrator. He holds a degree in Business Information Technology from Mount Kenya University coupled with a combination of two Diplomas in Business Management from Kenya Institute of Management-KIM and an IMIS from The Institute of Management for Information Systems-UK. He has been pivotal in the administration affairs at International Center for Research in Agroforestry- ICRAF for solid five years to date. With more than sixteen years of transformative work experience in diverse areas, he is an Asset at KIMISITU SACCO. He harbours a lot of expertise in administration, Information Systems, project planning, budgeting, credit and risk assurance control. He is very innovative and is an added value to our noble organization. “The sum of the whole is more than the sum of individual parts”. That is Isaac’s motto.
Philip Mutisya Nzioki - Secretary - Credit Committee
Philip Mutisya Nzioki is a gifted and polished expert in programs implementation, monitoring, evaluation, management, planning, budgeting, proposal writing and advocacy. He has over 15years experience in programs implementation and management for both international and local NGOs. He is a senior program officer with Centre for Heath Solutions and a Director with Countryside Developers, Palace Steamz and Masinga Magic Supplies Ltd companies. He holds BSc in Nursing (Moi University) and is currently pursuing a masters in Public Health (JKUAT) with extensive training in leadership and governance. He brings along wealth of experience in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects to KIMISITU SACCO as well as good governance practices that will see Kimisitu grow in the next frontier. My vision for Kimisitu SACCO Ltd is unified realization of individual investment plans for both the SACCO and its members through servant leadership. “Walking you through your financial excursion”
Ronald Mugera - Member - Credit Committee
Mugera Ronald is an IT professional with passion and rich experience in data management and analytics, he currently works with Center for Health Solution Kenya (CHS) as the Data manager supporting Siaya county HIV program before Joining CHS in November 2016 he had worked for International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Program (ICAP) in Central and Nyanza counties projects since 2012 as a data management officer and SCANGROUP as ICT support officer 2009 - 2011 this accumulates to over 10 years’ experience in ICT and data management which gives him a platform to impact on KIMISITU business intelligent systems. Mugera holds a bachelor degree in IT from Great Lakes University, Diploma in IT, A+ and International computer driving license certificates from computer pride college Nairobi. Mugera holds a strong belief in business intelligent systems for efficient and convenience to KIMISITU SACCO members as a director in the current board.
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