We are happy to introduce Wicklife Odhiambo Okinda, who joins AFIDEP in the capacity of Head of Finance and Operations, to be based in Malawi. He will provide leadership to and oversee AFIDEP’s operations, procedures, and support systems, including financial management, human resource management, administration, procurement and ICT.
Wicklife brings on board 15+ years of robust global and local experience in leading, developing and managing the internal financial, human resources, and operations teams to support business planning and strategy delivery.
His key strengths lie in financial planning and management; of which he has vast experience in donor funding assessment and compliance processes, growing the programme portfolio by developing financial/operational controls, budgets, strategic financial reporting, installation and management of financial databases and financial information systems, among others.
Wicklife has until recently been working for the Global Alliance for A Healthy Society (GAHSO), in the capacity of Director Finance, Operations and Administration. He has previously worked at the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (USAID Partnership) as a Finance and Administration Director, Amref South Sudan as Head of Finance and Commitato Collaborazione Medica as the Country Head of Finance and Administration, to mention but a few.
Wicklife is a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting) with IT from Maseno University, Kenya. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and is currently pursuing a PhD in Finance at the same University. Besides, he is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and has a second Master’s degree in Christian Ministry from the Nation to Nation Christian University, USA.
During his spare time, his hobbies are reading, mentoring, journaling, and sermon preparation.