IPOA SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/BOARD SECRETARY
MR. MAINA NJOROGE
Mr Njoroge holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of Nairobi. He has attended the Senior Management Leadership Programme (SMLP) at Strathmore Business School (Strathmore University) and Antai College of Economics and Management (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China). He has attended several local, regional and international training courses in finance, management and strategic leadership. He has travelled extensively on official duties and training in countries such as Burkina Faso, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, USA, China, Malaysia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, South Africa and Zimbabwe. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya, CPA (K), and a Certified Investment and Financial Analyst. He is member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA), and Institute of Directors (Kenya). Before joining IPOA in 2013, Mr Njoroge worked with the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) as Finance and Administration Manager and later Finance and Investments Manager for nearly seven years. He was IPOA’s acting CEO from October 2013 to May 2014. He is currently serving as a member of the Audit Committee at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP)
DIRECTOR, INSPECTIONS AND MONITORING
STEPHEN WETHEO MUSAU
Mr. Musau holds a Master of Arts in Human Rights and Conflict Management from the School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, Italy) in relation to International Law, International Human Rights Law, Universal and Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection and Operations, International Humanitarian Operations, Economic Development among others.
He also holds a Diploma in International Law and Human Rights (University of Helsinki); a Diploma in Organisation Development and Management from Kenya Institute of Management) and got Security in Peacekeeping Missions training at Centre of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU-Vicenza, Italy).
He also several professional and technical certificates including in Peace Operations from School of Peace Operations (Netherlands), International Investigations among others and has attended Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) and Board Paper Writing at the Kenya School of Government.
Before joining the Authority, Mr. Musau served with the civil society, in the human rights, democracy and good governance sector, under various capacities and also participated in various fora. Mr. Musau remains proactive and enthusiastic around human rights tenets, especially around policing and security sector reforms.
He has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) from Egerton University and is a member of the Institute of Directors –Kenya.
Beyond being the Director- Inspections, Research and Monitoring, he is a Joint Secretary to the Technical Committee of the Independent Policing Oversight Authority.
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES
HEAD, COMPLAINTS MANAGEMENT
KENNEDY OCHIENG NDIRE
Kennedy Ndire has vast experience in enterprise systems and network design and implementation, Data Centre Setup and management, ERP systems (SAP, Oracle Siebel CRM and Translogic) and CRM systems (Microsoft Dynamics CRM) design and rollout, user training, project management, policing and strategic management. He holds Master’s Degree in Computer Science Distributed Computing Technologies from The university of Nairobi and Bachelor Degree in Business Information Technology from Strathmore University. He has wide spread professional trainings in the expanse of ICT. He has previously worked in various positions with Kenya Railways, Rift Valley Railways, Independent Policing Oversight Authority and at Huduma Kenya Secretariat among others.
HEAD, COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH
DENNIS DANSON OKETCH, MKIM, MPRSK
HEAD, RAPID RESPONSE AND FORENSIC SERVICES
HEAD, LEGAL SERVICES
HEAD, REGIONAL OFFICES
Bethuel previously served in the Provincial Administration at the Office of the President and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). Prior to that Sugut served as a Personal Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture and Director of Administration, Planning and Operations at Mt. Kenya University for 9 years and 5 years respectively. Before joining IPOA, Sugut was the Administration Manager at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC).
He has undertaken various Administrative Programmes with the Kenya School of Government (KSG). He is currently pursuing his PhD in Business Administration with a bias in Strategic Management. He is an Associate member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and Institute of Human Resource Management.
HEAD OF INSPECTIONS, RESEARCH AND MONITORING
MUNENE M. MUGAMBI, MSC, OPSA, CFE, RCRIM.
Munene holds a Master of Science in Governance, Peace & Security Studies, Bachelors in Criminology and Security Studies and a Diploma in Forensic Criminology. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. He has also undertaken several investigations and security related courses.
He is also a trained paramilitary Police having served with GSU, served as a detective at the DCI HQs Investigations Bureau between 2012 and 2017 as he rose through the ranks. He was also a travelling trainer at Kenya Police College and later Head of County Criminal Intelligence before joining IPOA in 2018 where he rapidly rose through the ranks to become the current Head of Inspections, Research and Monitoring. He garnered wide experience as a Criminal Detective with a specialty on crime intelligence.
While serving as a DCI Officer, he was awarded the distinguished Outstanding Police Service Award (OPSA) in 2016.
Munene was credited for the conceptualization and founding of the Professional Criminologists Association Of Kenya (PCAK) and the Kenya Professional Society of Criminology (KEPSOC) where he also served as the founding Chairman and Patron respectively. He is also Patron of the PCAK Youth Criminologists Association, PYE in East Africa.
He serves on several school boards and also steadfastly supports community service initiatives.
Okeyo holds a Master of Science degree in Governance, Peace and Security from African Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Literature from Moi University. He has also undertaken several professional trainings such as Senior Management Course and SLDP from KSG, Counter violent Extremism (CVE) & Executive Policy Development, International Law Enforcement Academy, New Mexico, USA, Crime Scene Management Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Interview & Interrogation Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Instructor Development Training California Highway Patrol, USA, Internal Affairs Investigation California Highway Patrol, USA and Human Rights United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Highlights on Key achievements:
Three (3) convictions for IPOA – (Murder)