Irene plays a key role in the development of regional leadership programs of Strathmore Business that run in Uganda Tanzania and Rwanda. This entails gathering and analyzing the needs of the market and designing bespoke training and coaching solutions. Prior to this, Irene initiated and set up the now vibrant Transformational Leadership Coaching Department also at SBS
Irene has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and masters in Organizational Development. She is an alumna of the International Faculty Development Program at IESE Business School (Spain), and several executive courses in leading Business schools such as Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands), Gordon Institute of Business Science (SA), Nanyang Business School (Singapore).
Irene is the first coach in Kenya to be certified as a strengh based developmet coach and the 5th in Africa as a whole. She is also certified to use the Extended DISC assessment and several team view assessmets.. She is has undertaken several coach trainings including the International Professional Coach (UK), Organizational Relationship Systems Coaching (SA)and Strength Based Coaching (UK). She is a member of Inernational Coach Federation, European Mentoring and Coaching Commision and Work Family Research Network
As a faculty and coach her areas of focus are Strategy Review and Execution, Team Dynamics, Process Improvement, Employee Engagement, and Personal leadership. She has coached in several organizations such as Barclays Bank (Kenya), Equity Bank (Uganda), Centenary Bank (Uganda) NMB Bank (Tanzania) ILRI (Ethiopia), Safaricom (Kenya), Airtel (Tanzania) among many others.
Irene is married and a mother of 4 girls and 4 boys and is a published author