Our Board & Senior Management Team

William Muchangi, Chairperson

William Muchangi is the current Chairman of the board of directors of I Choose Life-Africa. He works for Old Mutual where he is holding the position of Group Human Resources Manager. He has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources management, administration and Business. His areas of expertise are People Management, Training and Counseling. William is passionate about Youth empowerment and Community development. He holds an MBA and Bachelor of Arts degree, both in Business Administration.

Ken Obimbo, Treasurer

Ken Obimbo is the current board Treasurer for I Choose Life Africa. Mr. Obimbo is a non-executive Director of Rafiki Microfinance Bank and the Chief Financial Officer of Chase Bank and was previously the Managing Director and CEO of Kenya Bus Services Group where he joined after serving as the Country Performance Manager of Coca Cola Holdings Ltd. Ken has also worked in various senior capacities with Nairobi Bottlers Limited, Banque Indosuez and Price WaterHouseCoopers. He is a qualified CPA, holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the University of Nairobi and an MBA in Strategic Management from the United States International University.

Maureen Kuyoh, Member

Maureen Khuyo Maureen Kuyoh serves as a member of the I Choose Life Africa. With over 20 years experience in public health in Africa within reproductive health, HIV/AIDS research, program management, and monitoring & evaluation Maureen is a Population and Reproductive Health specialist and has previously worked for Family Health International as a Project director and a Senior programme officer( M&E) at Family Health Options of Kenya. Maureen holds a BEd. Home Economics from Kenyatta University and MA, Demography from University of Nairobi.

DR. Walter Jaoko, Member

Dr. Jaoko, is currently a professor since 2012, was an asssociate professor in 2008 and senior lecturer in 1998. He holds a PhD in medical microbiology, a Masters in Tropical Medicine, 2 Bachelors Degree,one in medicine and another in surgery and also a Diploma in Research Methodology. Walters' area of expertise is in ethics, research and infectious diseases he is passionate about evidence based medicine, ethics and good co-operate governance. DR. Walter Jaoko is married with two children.

Dr Sheila Macharia- Member

Dr Sheila is a Public Health Specialist with 12 years experience in public health. She has a passion for women's and children health. She sits at I Choose Life Africa board as a member. She is also a gifted public speaker with excellent facilitation skills. Sheila works at US State of International development (USAID) as a Senior Health Manager (Officer of Population and Health). Previously she has worked as Reproductive Health Specialist and Kenya Senior Health Officer. Sheila holds a MPH from University of Nairobi and Fellowship, Strategic Leadership and Management for Population and Reproductive Health from John Hopkins Belinda and gates Institute.

Mike Mutungi - Chief Executive Officer

Mike Mutungi is the Founder and CEO of I Choose Life - Africa. He holds a Bachelors’ of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Divinity from NIST. He has a passion for development and has designed programs around Health, Education, Economic Empowerment, Leadership & Governance as well as institutional Strengthening for over 20years. Mike is currently the Chairperson of the Health NGO’s Network (HENNET). He chair and sits in the board of several companies among them Planning Interiors and Jiinue Microcredit.
He is also an Elder at the Nairobi Chapel charged with planning. He has a passion for strategic planning building teams that influence and impact change in their community. He has overseen the development of strategic plans for programs and organizations in Africa, Europe and Middle East. He is the author of Kenya Mpya; Selecting and Holding leaders to account.

Veronicah Mwangi Kombe - HR & Education Manager

 Veronicah is a self-driven and result-oriented Human Resource and education practitioner. She has helped I Choose Life – Africa design and implement programs that serve the needs of the youth in different aspects among them health, education entrepreneurship, leadership & governance, personal financial management, career identification, planning, management & development. She is a trained trainer of trainees in Life Skills by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development and the Ministry of Education Science and technology. She has excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and works diligently to enhance teamwork. Her efforts in education project designs and resource mobilization have seen her contribute towards the mobilization of over Ksh 500M towards Education Programs. read more

Eric Nyamwaro - Programs & Partnerships Director

 Eric Nyamwaro is the Director of Programs and Partnership at I Choose Life-Africa. He was among the pioneer peer educators to be trained at the University of Nairobi over 14 years Ago, A journey that shaped and continues to influence his life. He is passionate about people, projects and the positive transformation that comes when the two are intentionally designed and build to work together. He has  over 14 years of professional work experience in Programs, Human resources Management and Partnership Development among others and  holds a Msc Degree in Education for sustainability from the London South Bank University, A Higher National Diploma in HR from the Institute of Human Resource Management, Kenya and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work degree from The University of Nairobi. 

Noah Kipkoech, Ag. Finance and Grants Manager

 

Noah serves as Ag. Finance and Grants Manager at I Choose Life Africa. He has more than 4 years experience in financial management. His areas of expertise are Budgeting, Financial reporting and Training. Noah is passionate about incorporation of IT in Financial Reporting. He has undergone training in Grants & Project Management at Strathmore University and The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). He is a Certified Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) and has a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Information Systems (BIS) of University of Nairobi.