Christine Owande is a resourceful and initiative driven finance professional with over 10 years of experience in the finance sector. She is a graduate of Masters in Strategic Management from Kenyatta University, Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance Option from Kenya Methodist University (KeMU), and Certified Public Accountant – (C.P.A (K) from Strathmore University. Additionally, she is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). Christine is a visionary leader and a highly capable change-agent who consistently refines and revitalizes strategies, initiates change and facilitates solutions which drive team collaboration.
In practice of her career, she has served in various capacities; Currently serving as the Managing Director at the Strathmore Research and Consultancy Centre(SRCC), and Treasurer of the board NURU Kenya Previously she served as Chief Executive Officer(CEO) at Waumini Sacco(September 2013 – December 2018), Chief Executive Officer(CEO) at Waumini Housing Society (July 2017 – December 2018), Finance Manager at Waumini Sacco Limited(July 2011 – August 2013), and Finance Manager at Kenya Pipeline Sacco Limited(January 2007 – June 2011).
Christine has done a number of projects but not limited to these; developing a three year strategic plan including the review of financials of CARITAS Kenya and Sudan which is an NGO dealing in water and sanitation, developing a two-year strategic plan and streamlining the finances of USTADI LTD which is an NGO dealing with resource mobilization and training to SMEs, she was part of the team that prepared a business plan for Kabarak University for their 500 and 250 bed capacity hospital that is among the biggest referral hospitals in Kenya, and Stream lining the finances of Lepronto ltd a car hire company among others.