Our Corporate Team
Meet Our Corporate Team
Geoffrey Njang’ombe is a seasoned career civil servant and has served in various positions in public service for over 35 years notably as a District Auditor, Deputy Director of Audit, Senior Deputy Commissioner for Co-operatives and is currently serving as Acting Commissioner for Co-operative Development.
He is also a serving Board member of Institute of Certified Public Secretaries and a Commissioner of Ethics Commission for Co-operative Societies (ECCOS). He has conducted several special audits, investigations, inquiries, compliance audits and liquidations of co-operative societies. He has participated in formulation of Key Policy Documents and Legislation Review Teams. Mr. Njang’ombe holds a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Jalbpul (India) and a Masters in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from Kenyatta University.
Director Business Development C&R Group
Michael Monari (MSc, MBA) has over 25 years commercial banking experience at Executive Management and Board Level. He is the Founder/CEO of Longitude Finance. Michael has a passion for supporting SME’s across the African continent; the largest being job creation platform.
He has worked in several African countries some being Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and lately Uganda as MD/CEO of Ecobank. Across these countries he turned round the banks he was a part of resulting in exponential growth whilst creating wealth and new jobs. He is highly networked in Kenya and across Africa.
A self-driven HR professional with over 15 years of progressive experience in Strategic Human Resource, Change Management and Organizational Development. Has a dynamic approach to human resource with the ability to identify, manage and develop talent. Uses participative management style in a diverse workforce set-up to provide effective HR solutions.
A people oriented person and a creative thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit. Deeply passionate about employee engagement and the achievement of high performance through innovative people strategies such as capability building and the creation of a positive organizational culture.
Has a proven track record in leading HR processes such as strategy formulation and implementation.
Nelson Ashitiva heads the strategy and Business Development teams at Ashitiva Advocates LLP.
Nelson’s expertise includes mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, corporate/commercial transactions and investments, in each of which fields he is an acknowledged leading professional. He regularly advises boards of private and publicity listed companies on capital raising, corporate governance, business strategy and listing regulations in Kenya.
Beyond the law, Ash as his friends would call him, sits on the boards of several charitable causes such as Nafisika Trust and Karibu Children Center. Famed for typically visiting the barber three times a week to monitor his receding hairline, he remains an ardent thespian and is still obsessed with all forms of abstract art.
A professional with proven leadership, across sectors at CEO or Chief roles in Consumer Healthcare, Personal Care, Beverages, Energy &Telecommunications experience, spanning over a decade in Telecom marketing and organizational leadership, delivering unprecedented results at Celte/Zain/Airtel/Vodacom in Tanzania, in Uganda and in DRC.
Specialties: Marketing/Commercial leadership – FMCG and Telecommunications.
Organizational and commercial Leadership with Industry and cross sector recognition
– Most Respected Organization recognition, preferred Employer achievement, 2 years in succession- Country operation of the year award winner – ahead of all operations at Celtel and Zain.
Dr. Isaiah Oino ACCA, is a Chartered Certified Accountant, the driver of the Team whose commitment and passion is second to none. He is a Senior Accounting Lecturer at Coventry University and practices Accounting in a private firm.He brings knowledge and experience not only on Management, Finance, Investment and Accounting but also technical knowledge on bank capital regulation. Dr Oino is a distinguished author who has published several articles on banking regulation and other related areas in leading international peer reviewed journals and presented on international conferences. Dr Oino has also worked as a consultant in a number of firms. He holds the vision of helping grow the Sacco to become a formidable institution in Kenya.
Dr Chris B O Okumu – MBChB (Nairobi), MSc (London), MSc (Rome), DLM (RCP-UK), DGM (RCP-UK), RCPathME (UK), MFFLM (UK) is a consultant physician in general and geriatric medicine with sub-speciality training in forensic and legal medicine based in the National Health Service (NHS) – United Kingdom.
He is a director and founder of a number of start-up companies both in the United Kingdom and Kenya and brings knowledge and experience in entrepreneurship and investment in healthcare and real estate sectors. He has the commitment and passion of helping grow Stoke UK Sacco to achieve its mission and vision and to become a formidable Sacco in Kenya and the region.
Stephen Onyambu is the engine in the Team. He is a diligent Sacco investor who has been with Stoke UK Diaspora since its inception. He comes with valuable experience in business
information systems, communication and branding.
When he is not working in his job as a Cloud Security Engineer, he enjoys playing tennis or running.
A Chartered accountant and an information scientist. Has experience in banking,
charity and the public sector.
Joshua is also a CEO and director of an accounting firm in the UK and a strong Believer in accountability and service.
With her outgoing personality and friendly demeanor, Rose Mogoi fits perfectly in her role as our Marketing and Recruitment coordinator. She also brings substantive
experience in Business Management and Investment in Healthcare services.
Mr Simon is an experienced Finance Professional who specializes in developing strategies,
policies and procedures that help achieve growth objectives. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and a member of ICPAK. He has over 12 years of corporate experience in Financial Services, Manufacturing and Real Estate. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce with specialization in Finance from KCAU.
A Strategic and competent Finance & Accounts Professional, Mr Graham joined the Sacco in June this 2023 and has been in charge of member Accounts reconciliation among other tasks. He brings experience in Finance, Administration and Operations, with expertise in Financial Compliance and Internal Controls, Tax Compliance, Sales Management as well as a cost-effective approach to solving issues.