Elizabeth joined AFIDEP in June 2017. Her work entails providing effective support to programmes implementation through management of programme funding and implementation systems and activities.
She holds an M.B.A in Global Business and Sustainability- Social Entrepreneurship from Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy; Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from Catholic University of Eastern Africa; PRINCE2 Certificate from APMG International; Certificate in French Level 1 from Alliance Francaise De Nairobi and an ACCA Affiliate.
Elizabeth is a dynamic professional with 7 years’ practical experience in the promotion of sound financial, grant and project management systems in corporate and international development. Prior to joining AFIDEP, she worked at the Center for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) as a Finance Officer for the Plantwise Programme in Africa. She has also gained experience working as a Finance Officer at CARE International in Dadaab as Accounts Payable Accountant, and Consumer Accountant at GlaxoSmithKline East Africa.
Her career interests include FinTech, business development and system innovation as well as capacity building on policies, systems and processes.
Elizabeth received a 1st Place Award in the Community Service and Education Cluster during the MBA Sustainable Business Plan Competition in May 2013 for developing a research– based virtual business support company for SMEs in Kenya called Entravate Co. Limited. She has also received the Above and Beyond Award from CABI in 2014 for supporting the finance department during the finance manager transition period and during the office relocation.