University Council

DR. MARGARET MUMBI GIKUHI

Is the current Chairperson of the University of Embu Council and holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Master of Education, Educational and Administration Planning both from Catholic University of Eastern Africa and Bachelor of Education Arts (University of Nairobi). Dr. Gikuhi has a wide experience in academics and administration and has held various leadership positions, with the Teachers Service Commission in which she has displayed exemplary performance. She is currently serving as a director in a consultancy firm.


MR. SAMUEL KIIRU

Representing the Principal Secretary, National Treasury, Mr. Kiiru holds a Master of Arts in Economics (Carleton University) and a Bachelor of Arts Economics (University of Nairobi).


MR. JAMES MUCHIRI NDUNG’U

Representing the Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education, Mr. Ndung’u holds a Master of Education (Kenyatta University) and a Bachelor of Education (Moi University)


MS. AGNES WANJUKI NDWIGA

She holds a Master of Science in Development Finance and Bachelor of Commerce both from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Development Studies. She is a former Board Director at the Kenya Maritime Authority and is currently serving as the head of Government and Public Sector Relationship Management with a local Bank.


DR. KENNEDY OKONG’O

He holds a Doctorate degree in Information Systems from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, Master of Arts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (Moi University), a Master of Science, ICT Policy and Regulation (JKUAT) and Bachelor of Science Geomatic Engineering (JKUAT). He is currently a Council member at Universal Services Advisory Council/ Government of Kenya and a member of a Technical Committee, Information Science Services with the Kenya Bureau of Standards. Mr. Okong’o has a wealth of experience in development of infrastructure, policies, standards and guidelines; and in corporate governance.


MR. MOHAMED ALI FARAH

He holds a Masters degree in Community Health & Development (Great Lakes University) and a Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Herfordshire University, UK). He has previously served as a Council Member of a public University in Kenya and is a member of Engineers Registration Board Kenya. He has a wide experience in water Sector serving in different capacities.


MR. PARTICK RANGA ABELLE

He holds a Master in Business Administration (Nkumba University, Uganda) and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Zoology (University of Nairobi); and is presently pursuing doctorate studies in Business Administration. He has a wide of experience in sales and marketing of Pharmaceutical products and Vaccines; and is currently a Commercial Director at GSK East Africa.


MR. KENNETH KISANG KIPRONO

He holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce, both from the University of Nairobi. He is currently an associate IT Consultant and is a certified information Systems Auditor. He previously worked in a local bank as an ICT Auditor and Risk Manager.


Duties

  • Governs University according to its Statutes
  • Employs Staff
  • Develops, and approves Statutes and publishes them
  • Approves University Policies
  • Approves Budget
  • Manage, supervise and administer University assets to promote its mandate.
  • Receive grants on behalf of University