• Waceke Nduati – Founder, CEO and Lead Trainer
    Waceke Nduati – Founder, CEO and Lead Trainer

    BIO

    Waceke Nduati Omanga is the founder and director of Centonomy Ltd where she is also the Lead Trainer. She is driven by her passion for teaching people how to create wealth and manage money to achieve financial freedom. Waceke has over 10 years’ experience in the investment industry internationally as well as locally. She holds Masters Degrees in Banking & Finance, Professional Accounting. Her work experience has covered diverse areas such as IPO Transaction Advisory, Unit Trust Fund Management, Retirement Fund Management, Stock Brokerage and, Investment Research Analysis. Some of the institutions she has worked for include Balmain NB (Australia), Dyer and Blair Investment Bank, African Alliance Investment Bank and CFC Stanbic.

    Waceke is renowned for her ability to break down and demystify money & investments in a way that is relevant for all. This has made her one of the go to leading experts in matters of personal finance for most media outlets. Waceke is the personal financial columnist for the Saturday Nation and has published over 500 articles for the publication. She has also published various articles in the Business Daily Sunday Nation, Money Magazine and True Love Magazine. She is often called upon by various media to give expert opinion on Personal Finance matters and has appeared on Kiss FM, Capital FM, NTV, K24, KBC, KTN, BBC, and CNBC Africa.

    She has been a panelist for UN Women on “Economic Empowerment for Women”. She is also a board member at Old Mutual Securities. She was nominated as amongst the top 50 Women Entrepreneurs in November 2007 by the Business Daily.

    Centonomy Ltd, under her leadership, has been able to train up to 10,000 people in different aspects of personal financial management. This has been done through the various training channels that Centonomy offers i.e. Centonomy Corporate trainings, Centonomy 101, Centonomy Campus Edition and the soon to be launched Centonomy Entrepreneur.

    Waceke believes that the journey to financial freedom starts with living intentionally.

  • Wanjiru Nduati Musembi
    Wanjiru Nduati Musembi

    BIO

    Wanjiru is a graduate of the University of Leicester (UK), an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Certified Public Secretary and an Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Kenya Chapter. She has over has extensive legal, corporate governance and enterprise risk management experience obtained in over a decade of working in and with highly respected law firms, financial institutions and businesses.

    In that time she has worked as an Associate Advocate at Kaplan and Stratton Advocates, the Company Secretary and Legal Counsel at Barclays Bank of Kenya, Head of Governance & Control for Consumer Banking at Barclays Bank of Kenya and thereafter setting up the firm with Mr. J B Havelock.

    Since Mr. Havelock’s move to the judiciary after his appointment as a High Court Judge, Wanjiru has taken over the Management Partnership position in the firm.

  • Kilundo Mbithi
    Kilundo Mbithi

    BIO

    Mr. Mbithi has established himself as prominent figure in estate agency and property development having undertaken numerous projects in Nairobi and its environs, Mtwapa and Kilifi. He has also undertaken valuation works for various organizations including Banks, churches, parastatals, CDF committees, and individuals as well.

    He has 11 years experience in property Management, Valuation and Estate Agency. Previously worked with Lloyd Masika Ltd, Kiragu & Mwangi Ltd, Crystal Valuers Ltd, Currently lead investment and development consultant with Nelleonland Management Ltd and Director at Nduati Wamae & Associates Co. ltd. Holder of Bachelor of Arts Degree in Land Economics from the University of Nairobi.

  • Erastus Sifuma
    Erastus Sifuma

    BIO

    Erastus is passionate about training and investments. He is currently VP, Head of Business Development at PineBridge Investments East Africa where he has regional responsibilities for business development and client service.

    Erastus has over 16 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He is a holder of a B.Com from the University of Witwatersrand and joins PineBridge from African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank. Previously worked at CFC Stanbic and I&M Bank.

    Erastus is also a certified trainer for the Trustee Development Program of Kenya that was developed by the Retirement Benefits Authority in association with Humber University and Association of Retirement Benefits Schemes.

  • Arthur Opinya
    Arthur Opinya

    BIO

    Arthur is currently Head – Business Development with Nile Capital Insurance Brokers (E.A). Ltd. Previously worked as an Agency Manager with The Jubilee Insurance Company of Kenya Limited, the largest insurer in East and Central Africa, tasked with running one of their flagship branches in Nairobi.

    Arthur is partnering with Centonomy to facilitate a class on Insurance awareness, specifically focusing on understanding Insurance as a necessity rather than a luxury.

    He has extensive local and international financial services experience, having worked for
    COMPUCREDIT in Atlanta, GA, USA, Standard Chartered Bank in Africa, Faulu Kenya and Commercial
    Bank of Africa over the past nine years.

  • Isaac Kigen
    Isaac Kigen

    BIO

    Isaac Kigen is a passionate trainer in the area of Entrepreneurship and Financial Management. He has vast experience in training in these areas. Some of the organizations he has trained include the British Council where he trained Creative Artists on Financial Management, OXFAM where he has trained retrenched staff members on managing their early retirement package, Opportunity International where he has trained women on Financial Literacy and Financial Acumen under the 10,000 Women Empowerment Program funded by Goldman sachs among many other organizations.

    His main topics at Centonomy are; managing debt, time value of money and personal financial worth.
    He enjoys researching on financial empowerment issues particularly targeting the low income earners as well as the marginalized in the country. In this regard he is an active member of the Association of Microfinance Practitioners of Kenya (AMPK). He has attended many training sessions in areas related to his interests both locally and internationally.

    He has participated in developing curricula and training materials for many institutions like Opportunity International and IFC among others. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and an MBA specializing in Finance.