Name of Staff                :        Professor Francis N. Kibera, BCom, MBA, PhD, CBS

Designation                :        Managing Director

Profession                :        Strategic Planning Consultant

Years with the Firm        :        36 Years

Nationality                :        Kenyan


Membership in Professional Societies

  • Member, European Centre for Research Training and Development, UK
  • Fellow, Kenya Institute of Management (FKIM)
  • Fellow, Marketing Society of Kenya (FMSK)
  • Fellow, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (FCPSK)
  • Member, Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS)
  • Member, Academy of International Business (AIB)


Key Qualifications


Professor Francis N. Kibera holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Business Administration from University of Toronto, and a Master of Business Administration from University of Alberta, both in Canada. He did his Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree program at the University of East Africa (University College, Nairobi). He has extensive administrative and management experience in the public sector particularly in the education and training sub-sector. He has also undertaken many value-adding research and consultancy assignments in areas of strategic management, marketing, customer and employee satisfaction in the Public Service and institutional development and capacity building. He has experience of over 35 years as a senior academician in the School of Business, University of Nairobi. He also served as the Chairman of Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) between January 1998 and June 2007. He has been the Chairman of Governing Council of the Kenya School of Government from September 2012.


He has served as an External Examiner and extensively consulted in management and capacity building with many institutions of higher learning including Uganda Martyrs University, University of Botswana, University of Namibia, Makerere University, University of Zimbabwe, Copperbelt University, Zambia, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Kenyatta University, Presbyterian University of East Africa, Africa Nazarene University, Narok University (now Maasai Mara), and Murang’a University, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, among others. Other public sector clients have included the Tourism Regulatory Authority, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service, Ministry of State for Public Service, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Kenya National Library Service, Kenya Education Staff Institute, Kenya Institute of Education, Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA), Kenya Utalii College, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK), Ministry of Labour, Social Security & Services, Capital Markets Authority, Ministry of Tourism, Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Cooperative Bank of Kenya Ltd, Kenya Postal Corporation, Kenya Roads Board, Kenya Tourism Board, Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), SACCO Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA),  Unga Group Limited, Royal Insurance Company of East Africa, Ernest and Young , and National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya, among others.


The following are relevant previous assignments which Professor Kibera has played a leading role:


Date

Previous Assignments

Client

Role

A:  Strategy Development Assignments

2018

Strategic Plan Development and Cascading  of the Plan

National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)

Team Leader

2016/17

Strategic Plan Review

Tourism Regulatory Authority

Team Leader

2015/16

Strategic Plan Formulation

Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi

Team Leader

April 2014

Strategic Plan Formulation

Laikipia County Government

Team Leader

Mar 2013

Strategic Plan Formulation

Postal Corporation of Kenya

Lead Consultant

Feb. 2013

Strategic Plan Formulation

National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya

Lead Consultant

2012

Development of a National SACCO’s  Strategy

Ministry of Finance

Lead Consultant for PKF Consulting

Nov. 2011:

Strategic Plan Formulation

Kenya School of Government (KSG)

Lead Consultant

June 2011

Review of Strategic Plan

Kenya Roads Board

Lead Consultant

Feb.2011

Review of Strategic Plan

Insurance Regulatory Authority

(KIA’s Principal Consultant)

2010

Development of Five year (2009-2013) strategic plan

Narok University College

Lead Consultant

2009

Realignment of the five-year Strategic Plan to the Vision 2030

Capital Markets Authority

Lead Consultant

2008

Realignment of the five-year Strategic Plan (2008 – 2012) to the Vision 2030

Ministry of Tourism

Lead Consultant

2008

Realignment of the five-year Strategic Plan (2008 – 2012) to the Vision 2030

Kenya Utalii College

Lead Consultant

2005

Development of a National Client Satisfaction Survey on Free Primary Education Support Project (FPESP):

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Lead Consultant

2005

Facilitation of Strategic Plan Implementation Workshop

Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited

Team Leader

2005

Development of Strategic Plans (2005 – 2009) for GTIs (Mombasa, Matuga, Baringo and Embu)

Directorate of Personnel Management (DPM)

Lead Consultant

B: Monitoring & Evaluation, Customer Satisfaction, Employee Satisfaction & Work Environment Surveys

2017-2018

Midline Study on Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA) Competency Levels among Class 2 Pupils in Kenya

Ministry of Education

Project Administrative Director

2015-2017

Programme Implementation Beneficiary Satisfaction Survey (PIBS) for the National Safety Net Programme

Ministry of East African Community, Labour & Social Protection

Project Director 

2014-2015

External Monitoring of Cash Transfers for Older Persons Programme, Persons with Severe Disabilities and Hunger Safety Net Programmes

Ministry of East African Community, Labour & Social Protection

Project Director 

2012-2015

External Monitoring of Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programme

Ministry of East African Community, Labour & Social Protection

Project Director 

2011

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Brand Kenya Board

Lead Consultant

2011

Work Environment Analysis

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Lead Consultant

2011

Monitoring and Evaluation of NFDK Donations Programme

National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya (NFDK)

Lead Consultant

2010

Customer Satisfaction Baseline Survey

Ministry of State for Public Service

Lead Consultant

2010

Work Environment Analysis

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Lead Consultant

2010

Employee Satisfaction Survey (internal customers)

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Lead Consultant

2009

Evaluation of Board of Directors

Kenya Roads Board

Lead Consultant

2009

Nationwide Customer (Citizen) Satisfaction Baseline Survey

Government of Kenya, Office of the Prime Minister

Lead Consultant

2006

Customer Satisfaction Baseline Survey

National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation

Lead Consultant

2005

National Client Satisfaction Baseline Survey on the Implementation of Free Primary Education

Ministry of Education Science and Technology/World Bank

Lead Consultant

C: Institutional Development

March 2012 to 2015

External Monitoring of Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programme (a 3 year assignment)

Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development

Lead Consultant

Feb 2012

Monitoring and Evaluation of NFDK Donation’s Programme

National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya

Lead Consultant

July – Sep. 02

Facilitation of Corporate Governance Workshop for 300 Directors of 51 KTDA Tea Factory Companies

Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA)

Key Resource Person


Education:

Institution Attended

Key Qualification Obtained

Year

University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Faculty of Management Studies.

1974 – 1979

University of Alberta, Canada

Master of Business Administration (MBA): 

Majored in Marketing and Management

1972 – 1974

University of Eastern Africa (University College, Nairobi)

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), Majored in Marketing and Management (Upper Second Class Honours)

1967 – 1970

Strathmore College,

Nairobi.

Advanced London General Certificate of Education (GCE): Subjects: Economics (A), Geography (B), and History (B)

1965 – 1967

St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Githunguri, Kiambu.

Cambridge School Certificate, Obtained Division 1 of 14 points.

1961 – 1964        


Employment Record

Position Held

Organization

Period

Director

Promin Consultants Limited

Sept. 1980 to date

Full professor of Strategic Marketing and Management

School of Business, University of Nairobi

July 1998 – date

Associate Professor of Strategic Planning and Marketing

Department of Business Administration, University of Nairobi

1987 – June 1998

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business Administration, University of Nairobi

1979 – 1987        

Lecturer

Department of Business Administration, University of Nairobi

1977-1979


Directorship and Leadership Positions

Position Held

Organization

Period

Trustee

National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya

2015 - Present

Chairman

GRETSA University Council

2013 - Present

Chairman

Varsileo Enterprises

2000 - Present

Chairman

Kenya School of Government Governing Council

Sept 2012 - Present

Director

Promin Consultants Limited

1980 – Present 

Chairman

Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board

1998 – June 2007   

Director

Central Bank of Kenya

May 1998- April 2002

Principal

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Nairobi

July 1997 – Sept 2002  

Chairman

University of Nairobi Restructuring Task Force (UNRTF)

Nov 1998 – June 2000  

Chairman

University of Nairobi Management Boards Subcommittee on  Income

Generating Activities

1994 – 1999

Deputy Principal

Deputy Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Nairobi

Oct 1993 – June 1997