Prof. Kinandu Muragu, executive director of the Kenya School of Monetary Studies
Professor Kinandu Muragu joined Central Bank of Kenya as Executive Director, Kenya School of Monetary Studies on May 02, 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree, an MBA (Finance & Accounting) from the University of Nairobi and a PhD (Finance) from the University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Accountants of Kenya (FCPA).
Before joining the School, Prof. Muragu worked under the sponsorship of the World Bank as the Projects Coordinator for the 19 Donor-funded Education Sector Development Programme in the Kingdom of Lesotho. He was responsible for creation of the e-governance system for the education sector that enabled him participate in the implementation of the e-schools project in Lesotho and thereafter follow progress of the initiative across the continent. He has consulted for a variety of international organizations such as the World Bank, World Food Programme and UNICEF. He has also held the position of Dean of Finance and Administration and Chief Finance Officer at the United States International University-Africa where he was also Associate Professor of Finance.
Prof. Muragu has also carried out consulting assignments in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Swaziland as a Senior Consultant for the Eastern and Southern African Institute (ESAMI), one of Africa's top management institutes. Before joining ESAMI, he had lectured at the University of Nairobi for 10 years rising to be a senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance. Prof. Muragu had his basic accountancy training at Delloite and Touche and later at Pricewaterhouse and Nyaga Associates. As Executive Director of the School, Prof. Kinandu is charged with providing overall intellectual & professional leadership as well as guidance to fulfil the Vision, Mission and aspirations of the School.
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