Dr. Monica Kerretts-Makau is a Female Kenyan. She earned her PhD in 2006 in Sydney, Australia and has been a practicing academic- practitioner for over 12 years. She has been based at Strathmore University Business School since 2009 as Senior Faculty in Management communications and Institutions/Organization behavior and Change in the MBA/MPPM and Management Leadership Programs. She is also a board trainer on several SBS programs, having earned several board training certificates including the IFC Board Program training of trainers.
She is passionate about Governance and Management practices in Africa and utilizes Teaching and Research and Consultancy as a tool for practical and applied learning where work-place dilemmas are tested and debated against existing theory. She has served with the World Bank in advisory consultancy capacity since 2007 to date on ICT policy and has also served as Change Advisor to the Change management process at the Kenyan Judiciary between 2012 and 2015 and 2017 to 2018.
She is well published with the most recent book being – “A Ticking Time Bomb’- Education at Crossroads”
She is passionate about the environment and an addicted Gardner who runs a garden a green space called @Kanake Gardens in Machakos, Kenya. www.kanakegardens.com . Further detail can be found at www.sbs.faculty.edu or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Appointed by the Minister of Planning and Devolution for a period of 3 years coordinating Kenya’s implementation of NEPAD programs.
An International academic policy think tank in the area of ICT for Development.
Appointed through Bank of Africa Group and Central Bank of Kenya Approval Process.
Appointed as Independent Director to the ICT Regulatory Board representing private sector (4 year term from February 2011 to April 2014)
Dr. Kerretts-Makau is well travelled across the globe, and is International Speaker on issues of Public Policy & Regulation, Innovation and ICT, Leadership and Change Management.