Board of Directors
The Board is composed of 9 directors whose brief biographies are given below. The directors are appointed in accordance with the requirements of the Company’s articles of association.
The Board has delegated authority for the day to day operations of the company to the Chief Executive Officer and senior management. The principal responsibilities of the directors are to define the strategy of the Company and to ensure that the Company complies with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as its responsibilities to the shareholders. The Board meets at least four (4) times in a year for scheduled meetings and on other occasions as may be necessary.
Directors are provided with full and timely information to enable them discharge their responsibilities effectively. Non-executive directors are facilitated to develop their knowledge of the operations of the Company through training as well as gracing Company events.
JAMES KAGUCHIA - CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
James Kaguchia, who was appointed as the new FEP Holdings Board Chairman, is currently a Director in Daykio Plantations Ltd and Kenya Orient Insurance Ltd. Previously, he served as a Director in charge of investments in Centum Investments Co. Ltd, CEO Kewberg South Africa as well as serving in the Boards of General Motors East Africa, Kenya Wines Agencies Ltd, UAP Insurance Ltd, Coca Cola Bottlers and Nairobi Airport Services Ltd among others. James has also worked for General Motors East Africa Ltd and Toyota Kenya Ltd. He is highly skilled in Finance and Investment, Corporate Governance, Turnaround, Real Estate, and Leadership
FCPA NGURU WACHIRA - VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
He is a managing Partner at Nguru Muregi & Associates, Chairman Suntra Investments Bank Ltd and chair of several companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant-Kenya, Certified Public Accountant-UK, Certified Public Secretary-Kenya, Chartered Secretary & Admin-UK, Certified Financial Analyst, Certified Stockbroker and Certified Trainer. He has a forte in governance, leadership and understanding of the Micro Finance Bank sector.
JOEL LEMOMO ROIMEN
He is the county investment secretary of Kajiado County Government since 2018 . Previously, he was the Chief Operational Officer of STANLIB Kenya Ltd and Head of Operations and Compliance- Stanbic Investment Management. He holds a PHD, MBA and Bsc in Finance from the United States International University (USIU) and advanced certificate in Financial Markets. He is an expert in investment, risk management and finance sectors.
AGRREY BARAZA TULULA
He is a hotel consultant with expertise in hospitality and business. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Management and Leadership at Management University of Africa (MUA). Holds Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nairobi. He has worked in reputable companies such as Panari Resort Nyahururu. He is the former General Manager at The Boma and the Boma Inn Nairobi and the Deputy General Manager Southern Sun Hotel Dar-es-Salaam.
CATHERINE NYAGA- MBITHI
Catherine is the head of Governance and Control at Barclays life Assurance Kenya Limited. She has worked as the Compliance manager at Heritage Insurance, senior consultant, Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services KPMG East Africa and assistant manager, Internal Audit Equity Bank. She holds an MBA from the Management School of Southern Africa, Bachelor of Commerce from University of Nairobi and a CPA-K from Strathmore University. She also holds a Certificate in Risk Management from the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). She is an accredited Trainer at KPMG.
SOLOMON WAIRIRI WAWERU
He is a consultant with Key Credit Ltd and has worked as the Managing Director Coffee Board of Kenya, Prov. Director of Agriculture & Livestock Extension in Western, Eastern and Central. He was also the Chief Agricultural Extension Services Division –Deputy Director of Agriculture and Head Ext. Comm. Branch – ADA
He holds a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi and MSc in Agriculture, from the University of Reading, UK. He brings on board expertise in Governance and Leadership.
REV.PATRICK KIPKOECH A. CHERUIYOT
Patrick is an expert in grassroots governance and mobilization and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Moi University. A former teacher and HOD of the Kapkisiara Secondary School. He is a senior Pastor Roret Worship Centre and a member of several school boards.
DR JOHN KITHAKA
Dr. Kithaka is the founder and vision bearer of Fountain Enterprises Programme (FEP). He is also the FEP Group President and Executive Director. He holds a PhD in Christian Leadership, a MSc. in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Architecture both from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He is a registered Architect and a Corporate Member of the Architectural Association of Kenya (MAAK) and a valuable Board Member in various national and international corporate and social institutions. In 2012, he earned the prestigious recognition as one of Kenya’s Top 40 under 40 men and won the Utumishi Bora award for the Pioneering and Innovative category by the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) in 2015. Dr. Kithaka is a renowned author and transformational speaker in leadership and emerging socio-economic trends.
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