Training Team

John Gitau

John Gitau holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Sociology and linguistics) from University of Nairobi and postgraduate qualifications in Business Management, Marketing, Stock Brokerage, French, Entrepreneurship and Business Judging.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program.

He has been a trainer in personal money management for 10 years and an investment consultant for 18 years specializing with individuals of high net-worth. He has vast experience in business in the lines of hospitality, money transfer and portfolio management and business ideas development. He is also an author, having written 11 guidebooks on money matters under M-Power series.

He is the Chief Executive Officer at Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Ephantus Wanyiri

Ephantus holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Sociology) degree and MBA (Strategic Management) from University of Nairobi.  He also holds a Diploma in Public Relations. He is trained by MicroSave Kenya on Product development and marketing and is a certified trainer with ILO Wedge training.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program.

As a Business Development Manager in a leading MFI he was instrumental in training over 10,000 clients using Global Financial Education curriculum within 2 year. He initiated SME Empowerment programs and oversaw their implementation in the rural and urban regions in Kenya over a 2 year period.

He is currently the Director in-charge of Training and Financial Education Consultancy at Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Japheth Wesonga

Japheth holds a Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Engineering) degree from Egerton University and Bachelor of Business Management from Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology.  He is trained in marketing strategies, saving sensitization and T24 Emerge user training.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program.

As a finance officer in a leading MFI, he was instrumental in training over 5,000 clients using Global Financial Education curriculum within a year with a leading microfinance Institution.

He is currently an Associate Consultant and Trainer with Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Benedict Kariuki

Benedict holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) degree from Egerton University and IT qualification in Competence and Learning.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program.

He had 8 years experience in training youth in IT and Entrepreneurship with over 2 years international exposure in IT training.

He is the Coordinator of Research, IT and Youth Programmes training and an Associate Trainer at Kenya Financial Education centre.

Isaac Kung’u

Isaac Kung’u holds a Bachelor of Science ( Mathematics) degree from University of Nairobi and has post graduate Diplomas in Business Management, Human Resources Management, Leadership and Team Building.

He is the Associate in charge of Marketing and Public relations at Kenya Financial Education centre.

Joseph Geita

Joseph Geita holds a Bachelor of Education (arts) degree from Kenyatta University and an MBA (Marketing) from United States International University-Africa. He is trained by MicroSave since 2001 on Market Research and Product Development among several other tools.

He has over 15 years experience in training, research and product development for Micro Finance, SACCOs, Small Holder Farmers and Marketing Financial Services. He has gained a lot of experience in product design, pilot-testing and rollout of various financial products.

He is a Master Trainer of Trainers with Global Financial Education Program and is also trained in Designing Adult Learning Sessions by CGAP. He is a trained and certified practitioner in the Randomised Controlled Tests (RCTs) methodology.

He has also been actively involved in design and implementation of various development projects initiated by development partners such Swiss Contact, FSD, Swedish Cooperative Centre(SCC) and WOCCU among others. He has gain expertise in capacity development in the small holder farmers as an implementing specialist.

He is currently Head of Training and Consultancy with Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Samuel Kangethe

Samuel is a Certified Public Accountant with additional training in Marketing, Creative Design, Public Relations and Enterprise Development. As an accountant, he has worked in several firms and has also co-authored a book Office Organization and Practice. As an entrepreneur, he has created, developed and run media initiatives and publications with extensive outreach and impact. His main talent is advertising, creative products designs as well as business ideas. He is the main artistic designer of books published by Kenya Financial Education Centre.

He is the National Training Programmes Coordinator at Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Edmund Muiruri

Edmund is a trained trainer in the Global Financial Education Program. In addition to his 10 years teaching experience in the secular education system, he has handled rural self help groups training using the curriculum, resulting to practical and demonstrable benefits to groups in money management.

He is the Regional Training Coordinator for rural self help groups and small holder farmers financial literacy initiatives, at Kenya Financial Education Centre.

Christine Njeri

Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Communication) from Daystar University with post graduation diploma in Film Directing. She is in charge of office administration and books publishing.