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Strathmore University Business School Leadership Team

Dr. Caesar Mwangi

Executive Dean of Strathmore University Business School.

Prior to his appointments as the Executive Dean, he was the Group Chief Executive Officer for ICEA LION Insurance Holdings Ltd. He has also been an Adjunct Faculty Member of SBS since the commencement of the first MBA program in 2006.

He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Performance and Change Management from the University of Johannesburg, an MBA in Strategy and Corporate Finance from Wits Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Nairobi University. He also holds various Professional qualifications including Certified Public Accountant (CPA (K)) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Executive Leadership Coach from Coach Development Institute (CDI Africa). He is a Trained Facilitator for the use of Organization Culture Transformation Tools developed by Barrett Values Centre, (London, UK) and Leadership Challenge Methodology developed by Wiley & Sons, UK.


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Dr. Mwangi has over 25 years of experience in various Management and Leadership roles. His previous professional experience includes stints as a Management Consultant with Deloitte Touché (Nairobi and Johannesburg); Finance and Corporate Services Director with Independent Mediation Service of South Africa; Managing Director with Maisha Consulting (Johannesburg); Associate Director responsible for Risk Management and Internal Audit for Africa and Europe Region in the Consultative Group in International Agricultural Research (CGIAR); Managing Director with Sasini PLC; Africa Regional Director with Global Village Energy Partnership; Turnaround Consultant and Chief Executive Officer with Sunnymoney; Principal Consultant and CEO for Centre for Personal Leadership.

Dr. Mwangi has Chaired a number of Boards including Chairman, Kenya Markets Trust; Chairman of the Investments Committee of the South African Council of Churches, Chairman of the Kianda School Board, and Chairman of the Strathmore Education Registered Trust with Fiduciary responsibilities for the Strathmore University, Strathmore School, and the Eastland’s College of Technology.

He has also been the Vice Chairman of the Strathmore University Council and Chair of the Audit Committee, Interim Director on the inception of the Strathmore Governance Centre (SGC) 2008, Vice Chair of KEPSA Agriculture Sector Board, member of Kenya Climate Innovation Centre Board, member of the Kenya Climate Ventures Investment Committee, member of the Board of the Sandford International School in Addis Ababa and the Roosevelt Park School in Johannesburg. He is also the Founding Director of the Centre for Personal Leadership. He currently serves on the Boards of Mitchell Cotts Freight forwarders Ltd and the Karirana Tea Estates Ltd.

Dr. Mwangi is an ardent hiking enthusiast and also a Facilitator in the Program for Family Development at SBS. He is married to Anne Wangui and the father of boys and girls who motivate him to be the best possible version of himself so as to contribute to a better future for the sake of the next generation.

Contact Dr. Mwangi: caesarmwangi@strathmore.edu

Dr. Angela Ndunge

Deputy Executive Dean, Executive Education

Dr. Ndunge was the Vice-Dean in charge of Executive Education (East Africa) at Strathmore Business School. Prior to this she served as the faculty director. She is also the academic director of the one of the flagship leadership programs – Senior Managers Leadership Program (SMLP). She holds an Msc in Work and Organisational Psychology and a Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Psychology from the University of Nottingham.

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She is also a chartered member of the British Psychological Society. She is an experienced trainer and has designed and facilitated numerous leadership programs for executives in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. She has also been involved in design and facilitation of in-company leadership programs for several companies such as KCB bank, Safaricom, Faulu/UAP/OM, AIG insurance among others. Dr. Ndunge’s areas of specialisation are: Training and leadership development, organisational development, occupational health and safety, workplace assessment and testing, workplace counselling and career development and work-related mental health.

Dr. Hellen Otieno

Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Hellen Otieno is a Senior Lecturer at Strathmore University. She has a PhD in Entrepreneurship from Strathmore University, a Master’s Degree in Economics and Bachelors’ of Education Degree both from Kenyatta University.

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She has over twenty years of teaching experience. In addition to her academic qualifications, Dr. Otieno has a certificate in Executive Coaching for Managers from Strathmore University. She is also an alumnus of International Faculty Development Programme of the Prestigious Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa where she learnt Case Study Teaching, Learning and Writing and alumnus of the IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Spain. Dr. Otieno, is currently serving as the Vice President, Membership for the International Academy of African Business Development (IAABD) a prestigious organization that draws membership of scholars from universities across the globe. Dr. Otieno was the Research Director in the former School of Management and Commerce. She has served as a member of the School Executive Committee since 2012 to date. In addition, to this she has served in various committees in the university among them, the University Curriculum Committee, the School of Graduate Studies Committee.

Dr. Ben Ngoye

Faculty Director

Dr. Ben Ngoye is a trained clinician, a public health and organizational development professional. He has a PhD in Management Sciences by ESADE Business School of the Universitat Ramon Llull in Spain, a Masters Degree in Public Health, and a Masters degree in Organizational Development.

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Dr. Ngoye has a good understanding of HIV/AIDS and other diseases of public health importance in Eastern Africa, of Health Systems and NGO Management, and of the health-related socio-politico-economic issues of the wider Eastern and Central Africa by virtue of having worked in and supported government and civil society institutions in the region. His experience ranges through the cycle of project management from project conceptualization, resource mobilization and business development, to assessments and evaluations, organization learning and knowledge management.

Dr. David Mathuva

Director, Undergraduate Programs

Dr. David Mathuva, is a Senior Lecturer and an Academic Director of the MSc. in Development Finance programme at Strathmore University Business School where he teaches accounting and finance. David holds a PhD in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance)…

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, a Master of Commerce (Forensic Accounting) and a first class honours degree in Bachelor of Commerce.

He is a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK. David also served as the Faulty Director at Strathmore Business School. Previously, David worked at KPMG Kenya in the Risk Consulting department, Forensic Services. David has taught for over 13 years at both academic, professional and executive levels. David has also presented papers at national and international accounting and finance conferences.

Dr. Stella Nyongesa

Director, Graduate Programmes

Dr. Stella Kasobya Nyongesa is a Faculty at Strathmore University whose expertise lies in the field of Marketing and Management. She is currently the Director, Graduate Programmes at Strathmore University Business School. In addition to her administrative role, Dr. Stella is a lecturer, trainer, and researcher.

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She holds a PhD in Marketing, Master in Banking and Finance degree (Microfinance specialization), Master of Science degree (Marketing specialization) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Marketing specialization). She also holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM, U.K) and is a member of this professional body. Dr. Stella has worked for over 18 years spanning both academia and industry with considerable experience in teaching and training in Strategic Marketing Planning and Management, Sales Management, Corporate Strategy, Business Planning, Research Methods, Customer Experience and Relationship Marketing. She has held various Sales and Marketing roles with corporate organizations specifically within the Beverage and Financial services sector. Dr. Stella is also an avid researcher with research interests in Relationship Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethical  Consumerism and Social Performance Management. She has been part of research teams that bid and won research grants in which she has played the roles of lead researcher and assistant lead researcher. Dr. Stella has published in internationally recognized journals as well as presented several papers in local and international conferences. Through her roles, she aspires to transform business leaders into positive change agents in society, within the region and beyond.

Dr. Bernadette Wanjala

Director, Research

Dr. Bernadette Mukhwana Wanjala holds a doctorate degree in Economics from Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM), Tilburg University, The Netherlands. She also possesses a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi …

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a postgraduate diploma in Modelling and Accounting from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague (The Netherlands) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Nairobi.

In addition to teaching, she has thirteen years of experience in public policy research and analysis which she gained while working as a policy analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) and as a private consultant. Her areas of interest include public policy, public finance, development economics, gender aware macroeconomics, public financial management and impact evaluation. She has published more than twenty articles, including journal papers, book chapters and working/discussion papers mainly in the areas of macroeconomics, economic development and gender aware economics.

Muriithi Njogu

Director, Support and Administration Services

Muriithi Njogu has been the Director of Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Program at Strathmore Business School and Doing Business in Africa Program from 2014. He serves in other capacities within Strathmore namely, Chairman Blended Leaning Implementation Committee …

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Vice Chairman University Staff Welfare Committee, Member of Job Grading Committee and Member of Strathmore University Graduation Committee.

Muriithi has a degree in Economics, professional course in Accounting and Project Management and a Master of Public Policy and Management. He has attended several other courses like Leadership Development Program at SBS, Managing Globally at New York University, Behavioral Science of Management at YALE and is currently pursuing Senior Management Leadership Program at Strathmore Business School.
He is very passionate about social entrepreneurship and is currently the founder and mentor of three youth social enterprises in Kenya.

Mary Weremba

Manager, Undergraduate Program

Mary Weremba, is the School Manager, Undergraduate programs in Strathmore University Business school. She previously held the role of Program Administrator, (Undergraduate Programmes), Strathmore University Business School.

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Mary is currently a finalist, undertaking a Master’s in Applied Philosophy and Ethics from Strathmore University. In her undergraduate, she did a B.A in Sociology and Peace and Conflict Studies (majors) and Communication (Minor) from the University of Nairobi. She also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Roy Were

Director of Strategy & Quality Assurances

Roy Were has been the director of Support and Administration services in Strathmore Business School from February 2016. Prior to that he held other positions in Strathmore Business School such as the Manager in charge of Quality Assurance & Internationalization as well as the Manager of the MBA Programs.

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Before joining Strathmore Business School, he worked as the Business Development Manager at the Informal Sector Business Institute and a Senior Associate in Assurance Services in PricewaterhouseCoopers, being a finalist of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK.  The Master of Applied Philosophy and Ethics student with a background in Actuarial Science is a certified Balanced Scorecard Professional from the Balanced Scorecard Institute in Washington DC. He has also been trained in the Senior Management Leadership Program offered by the Strathmore Business School as well as the Managing for Results program offered by the Gordon Institute for Business Science. An avid reader of philosophy, history and literature, he has also attended quality training and accreditation seminars offered by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) as well as the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).