Our Leadership

These are the people leading the KMT team towards improve the lives of all Kenyans by transforming its key market systems.

Senior Management

Alison Ng’eny-Otieno

Alison Otieno is the current Acting CEO and Head of Finance, Contracts and Grants Management. Alison has over sixteen years’ experience in the leadership and auditing field, both internal and external, covering compliance assessments, evaluation of risk, internal control, and governance processes. Her experience spans operations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America.  Her previous work experience includes working with International Non-Profit Organisations and one of the ‘Big 4’ Audit firms. She holds a Masters in Business Administration, Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), is a Certified Public Accountant, (CPA(K)) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Alison Ng’eny-Otieno – Acting CEO | Head Of Finance, Contracts & Grants Management

Felister Mwangi

Felister is a HR & Organization Development specialist with over 13 years professional experience supporting private, public and International non-profit organizations (INGO’s) in Human Resource management and administration. She has sound understanding of donor expectations on linkage between human resources and program implementation. She is an IHRM (Institute of Human Resource Management) registered  practicing Professional.

Felister Mwangi – Head Of Human Resources & Administration

Charles Warria

Charles Warria is the Head of Monitoring, Research & Evaluation at Kenya Markets Trust. He is a former Director for Monitoring and Evaluation with Deloitte East Africa’s Consulting Practice. Charles is a development analyst and performance and results expert with extensive experience and knowledge in working with the public, private sector and civil society sectors in Africa and Asia. He says that what drives him is a deep conviction that if interventions are properly designed and the intended results are clearly defined and outlined in any context, positive outcomes and impact can be achieved.

Charles was previously an External Learning Facilitator for the Uganda Water Sector (Triple S), the Technical Advisor for M&E to the Prolinnova Network (Promoting Local Innovation in Africa) as well as the Capacity Development Manager for the Drivers of Accountability Programme.  He is a founding member of the Evaluation Society of Kenya and a member of several associations including the International Child Rights Network, the Africa Evaluation Association (AfrEA) the Outcome Mapping Learning Community and the African Community of Practice for Managing Development Results (AfriCOP-MfDR) among others

Charles Warria – Head Of Monitoring, Research And Evaluation

Our Board

Patrick O Obath

Patrick Obath is a highly respected member of the Kenya and East Africa business community with 35 years’ experience. He is currently a managing consultant at Eduardo Associates.

He is the immediate former chairman of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, KEPSA and a former director of the East Africa Business Council (EABC) and the Kenya Power and Lighting Company. He is currently a director at Trade and Markets East Africa (TMEA) and the Standard Chartered Bank.

Patrick O. Obath – Board Chairman

Ms. Muthoni Wachira

Muthoni Wachira is a CFA Charter holder with impact investing experience, emerging market fintech expertise and a background in international corporate finance. Over the past five years, she has been dedicated to reaching the underserved with convenient and relevant financial services through innovative mobile and data driven models. More recently, she has worked with early stage companies bringing impactful and commercially viable solutions to the agricultural value chain in East Africa. Muthoni is an alumni of the FKE-NHO Program; a member of the Women on Boards Network; and volunteers as an Akili Dada Mentor. She holds a BSc in Actuarial Science from Cass Business School, London

Ms. Muthoni Wachira – Board Member

Betty Wamalwa Muragori

Betty Wamalwa Muragori works as an international consultant based in Nairobi, Kenya and has over 20 years’ experience working in international development and with governments, civil society organisations, the United Nations, the World Bank and international development organisations. She holds a Master’s degree in International Development, from Clark University, Massachusetts, USA.

Betty Wamalwa Muragori – Board Member

Duncan E Onyango

Duncan Onyango is an accomplished senior executive. Currently he is the Regional Director / CEO East Africa for Acumen Fund Inc., New York, a USD 150m social venture fund that invests into enterprises that sustainably serves the needs of low income communities across East Africa. Mr. Duncan is a Director at Trade and Markets East Africa (TMEA) and holds a similar position at Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF).

Previously he was the Group Chief Finance Officer / Executive Director of the Rift Valley Railways (Kenya and Uganda) and has also previously served as the Managing Director for Quantum Africa, Kenya.

Duncan E. Onyango – Board Member

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