Dr. Caesar Mwangi is the Executive Dean of Strathmore University Business School. Prior to his appointments as the Executive Dean, he was the Group Chief Executive Officer for ICEA LION Insurance Holdings Ltd. He has also been an Adjunct Faculty Member of SBS since the commencement of the first MBA program in 2006.
He holds a PhD in Organizational Performance and Change Management from the University of Johannesburg, MBA in Strategy and Corporate Finance from Wits Business School and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Nairobi University. He also holds various Professional qualifications including: Certified Public Accountant (CPA (K)) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Executive Leadership Coach from Coach Development Institute (CDI Africa). He is a Trained Facilitator for the use of Organization Culture Transformation Tools developed by Barrett Values Centre, (London, UK) and Leadership Challenge Methodology developed by Wiley & Sons, UK.
Dr. Mwangi has over 25 years of experience in various Management and Leadership roles. His previous professional experience includes stints as Management Consultant with Deloitte Touché (Nairobi and Johannesburg); Finance and Corporate Services Director with Independent Mediation Service of South Africa; Managing Director with Maisha Consulting (Johannesburg); Associate Director responsible for Risk Management and Internal Audit for Africa and Europe Region in the Consultative Group in International Agricultural Research (CGIAR); Managing Director with Sasini PLC; Africa Regional Director with Global Village Energy Partnership; Turnaround Consultant and Chief Executive Officer with Sunnymoney; Principal Consultant and CEO for Centre for Personal Leadership.
Dr Mwangi has Chaired a number of Boards including Chairman, Kenya Markets Trust; Chairman of the Investments Committee of the South African Council of Churches, Chairman of the Kianda School Board and Chairman of the Strathmore Education Registered Trust with Fiduciary responsibilities for the Strathmore University, Strathmore School, and the Eastland’s College of Technology.
He has also been the Vice Chairman of the Strathmore University Council and Chair of the Audit Committee, Interim Director on the inception of the Strathmore Governance Centre (SGC) 2008, Vice Chair of KEPSA Agriculture Sector Board, member of Kenya Climate Innovation Centre Board, member of the Kenya Climate Ventures Investment Committee, member of the Board of the Sandford International School in Addis Ababa and the Roosevelt Park School in Johannesburg. He is also the Founding Director of the Centre for Personal Leadership. He currently serves on the Boards of Mitchell Cotts Freight forwarders Ltd and the Karirana Tea Estates Ltd.
Dr Mwangi is an ardent hiking enthusiast and also a Facilitator on the Program for Family Development at SBS. He is married to Anne Wangui and the father of boys and girls who motivate him to be the best possible version of himself so as to contribute to a better future for the sake of the next generation.