Board Of Directors

Hon. Yusuf Chanzu, CBS, OGW, HSC - Chairman

Hon. Yusuf Chanzu, CBS, OGW, HSC is a seasoned Quantity Surveyor with over 22 years of work experience under the former Ministry of Public Works and Housing.

He holds a Master of Science degree in Construction Management (Corporate Strategy) from Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Building Economics (Honors) from the University of Nairobi. He has also attended various high level management and professional / technical courses locally and abroad.

In December 1997, Hon. Chanzu was elected as a Member of Parliament for Vihiga Constituency. Between January 1998 and December 2002, Hon. Chanzu served as an Assistant minister in the Ministries of Water Resources, Energy and Human Resource Development.

He also served in various Parliamentary Committees between January 2008 and August 2017 as the Vice Chairman of the Public Investment Committee; Transport, Public Works, and Housing, Education, Research and Technology, The Constituency Development Fund and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Hon. Chanzu served as a Commissioner at the then Communications Commission of Kenya and as a Director at the Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited.

Following his distinguished career, Hon. Chanzu was honored by the Head of State with the First Class Chief of Burning Spear (CBS), Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) and Head of State Commendation (HSC) awards.

Hon. Chanzu is a Fellow of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK), Corporate Member of the Architectural Association of Kenya (Quantity Surveying Charter), Registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors Kenya (BORAQ’s), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).

Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, CBS – Cabinet Secretary The National Treasury

Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u is the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury & Economic Planning. Prior to the current appointment, Prof. Ndung’u was serving as the Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), a Pan African premier capacity building network of researchers, trainers, students, universities, policy makers and international resource persons. He is an associate professor of economics at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and the immediate former Governor, Central Bank of Kenya.

Prof. Ndung’u has been a member of the Global Advisory Council of the World Economic Forum, Visiting Fellow of Practice at Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, Director of Training at AERC, Program specialist at IDRC and Team Leader in Macro-modelling at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis. He holds a PhD in economics from University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

He is a Member of Brookings Africa Growth Initiative, Member of the Advisory Committee of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion that coordinates financial inclusion policies in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and Senior Advisor for the UNCDF-based Better Than Cash Alliance.

Mr. Charles Hinga Mwaura, CBS, CA (SA) - Principal Secretary, State Dept for Housing and Urban Development.

Mr. Charles Hinga Mwaura, CBS is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from Kenyatta University and a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honors) from University of South Africa.

His core competencies include project and structured finance, dealing in structuring and business development. He has successfully led a number of landmark advisory mandates including the R1.5 billion City Of Johannesburg Broadband Network Project, PRASA restructuring and recapitalization plan, Phase 1B of Rea Vaya Rapid Bus Transportation System and Integrated Rapid Transport Network Project , just to mention a few.

Until the time of his appointment as the Principal Secretary State Department for Housing and Urban Development, he was the Group Chairman of an advisory boutique with presence in South Africa and Kenya. .

Eng. Gerald Kipkoech Rotich – Director

Eng. Gerald Kipkoech Rotich is a professional Mechanical Engineer with 20 years of progressive experience in design of mechanical building services, supervision of mechanical installations and contract administration majorly in the private sector.

He holds a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT.

Currently, Eng. Rotich is the Managing Director of Dunstone Consulting Engineers Ltd. and has previously served at the Associated Services Consultant as the Mechanical Engineer, GIBB Africa as a Senior Graduate Engineer and the Varsitech Consultants.

Eng. Rotich is a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) and a Registered Consulting Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).

Arch. Hindu Rashid Mzee - Director

Arch. Hindu Rashid Mzee is a Professional Architect with over 10 years experience in the field of Architecture.

She holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Bachelor of Architecture, both from the University of Nairobi.

Arch. Hindu has worked in the County Government of Mombasa, Department of Lands, Housing and Physical Planning as the Principal Housing Officer and Nippon Koei Company Ltd as part of the JICA design team undertaking the detailed design of the Mombasa Special Economic zone.

Arch. Hindu currently heads a design team involved in the Architectural planning and site supervision of various projects such as hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, high-rise and low-rise residential buildings, commercial buildings etc. She is also a part time lecturer at the Technical University of Mombasa, Department of Architecture and Built Environment.

Arch. Hindu is a member of the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) and a Registered Architect with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors Kenya (BORAQS).

Arch. Jennifer W. Gathecha - Director

Arch. Jennifer W. Gathecha is a seasoned architect and projects manager with a wealth of experience spanning over 30 years.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Nairobi and has undertaken several professional and leadership trainings.

Arch. Jennifer is currently a Consultant Architect at the Precise Architectural Consultants Ltd. She has previously worked in the Civil Service under the Ministry of Public Works, serving in leadership positions and managing projects. She is credited with managing project works at the Kenya School of Government, refurbishing of Government offices and buildings like the National Intelligence Service headquarters, as well as supervising implementation of public works in Nyandarua and Homa Bay counties.

She is a member of the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) and the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

CPA Yassin Haji Hussein - Director

CPA Yassin Haji Hussein is a seasoned Certified Public Accountant with over 15 years of progressive experience in management and operations.

He holds an MBA (Executive) in Entrepreneurship from Moi University, a Bachelor of Business Studies BBS (HONS) in Accounting from the Islamic University in Uganda and a Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. He has also attended training in Corporate Governance and on best practices for Audit Committees.

Hussein is currently the Director, Business Development at the Josiah, Salah and Associates (CPA). He is also the Finance Director at the Ten Commodities Wholesale Limited. He has previously served as the Managing Director of Amana Petroleum (K) Limited and as a member of the National Standard Council and Chair audit committee and Member HR committee.

Hussein is a certified CPA (K), a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and an associate member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).

Adv. Joshua Nyamori Odhiambo - Director

Adv. Joshua Nyamori Odhiambo is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 23 years experience working in the development sector in Kenya and the East African region. He has a rich history in resource mobilization, technical advisory on community-based activities and consulting on law matters

He holds a Bachelors of Law (LLB) and a Bachelor of Education (Arts) Economics and Business, both from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, a Diploma in Banking from the College of Banking and Finance of Kenya and is currently pursuing a Master in Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi.

Joshua has worked at regional, national and grassroots level with focus on designing, implementing and evaluating participatory governance, civil society strengthening and youth empowerment for diverse clients including AFD, USAID, Danida and the Government of Kenya. He has undertaken training in Policy Advocacy, Political Communications and Marketing, Citizens Participation in Political Process among others

Mr. Bernard Parsaloi Torome - Director

Mr. Bernard Parsaloi Torome is a skilled professional with over 20 years of experience in strategic management, human resource and civil service administration.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management from the Gretsa University and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the same University. He has also attended training in Governance, Leadership, Integrity and Administration.

He has served as a councilor Masikonde Ward, Narok town and later as the Member of County Assembly (MCA), Narok Town Ward. He has also served the County Assembly as the majority leader and was voted the best MCA in Narok County 2021 and 2022.

QS. David Mathu Njuguna, MBS - Managing Director/CEO

QS. David Mathu Njuguna, is an accomplished construction and management professional in both public and private sectors. He has over 15 years experience of local and global knowledge in public policy, strategy, innovation, business development, fundraising & partnerships, research & capacity building and environmental sustainability.

QS. Mathu holds a BA in Building Economics (Quantity Surveying) from the University of Nairobi, Master of Science in Procurement and Logistics from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology and is currently a doctoral researcher in Management Science and Engineering at the Harbin Institute of Technology, China. In 2010, he was ranked the overall best quantity surveying candidate nationally in the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya’s professional examinations and was ranked among the Top 40 under 40 men in 2022. In 2023, QS. Mathu was ranked 1st Runners Up- Best People Focused MD/CEO by the Institute of Human Resource Management-IHRM.

Following his contribution in service delivery, QS. Mathu was honored by the Head of State with the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) award.

He is a registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Registration of Architects & Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (BORAQS), corporate member of the Institute of the Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK), Full member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management and a professional diploma member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS-UK).

QS. Mathu has previously held Senior Management positions the immediate last one being at the National Construction Authority where he was General Manager Construction Research, Business Development, Training and Capacity Building and is a past council member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK).

Mr. William Keitany - Manager – Legal Services & Ag. Corporate Secretary.

Mr. William Keitany is the Manager Legal Services and Ag. Corporate Secretary. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law.

He is an advocate of the High Court, a Certified Public Secretary, a member of the Law Society of Kenya and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. He has a wide experience spanning over 20 years in matters of Administration and Law.

Alternate Directors

Mr. Feisal Mohamed - Director

Mr. Feisal Mohamed is a Public Financial Management Specialist with an interest in Public Policy and Public Finance.

He holds an MSc in Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Mathematics and is a member of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA).

He currently heads the Global Fund Program at the National Treasury. He has previously worked at the Office of the Controller of Budget.

Mr. Mohamed joins the NHC Board as an alternate Director representing the Cabinet Secretary – National Treasury and Economic Planning.

Mr. John Muya - Director

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