Dr. David Mathuva, PhD., CPA(K), CFE
Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs & Faculty Member
Strathmore University Business School


Dr. David Mathuva, PhD, is currently  Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs and a Senior Lecturer and Director, Undergraduate Programmes at Strathmore University Business School (SBS). David also serves as the Academic Director (MSc. Development Finance). Previously, David served as the Faculty Affairs Director at SBS.

David holds a PhD in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance), a Master of Commerce (Forensic Accounting) and a first-class honours degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Finance). He is a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK.

Professional experience

Previously, David worked at KPMG Kenya in the Risk Consulting department, Forensic Services. At KPMG and SBS, David consulted for over 20 entities in both public, private, and not-for profit sectors within the East African region. He has been involved in investigations cutting across various market sectors such as manufacturing, insurance services, banking, consumer goods, automobile and accessories and non-governmental sector. He currently serves as a board member in 2 organisations. David continues to consult in the field of auditing, enterprise risk including forensic investigations.

Academic experience

David has taught for over 10 years at both academic, professional, and corporate/executive levels. Currently, he teaches accounting, audit (including forensic) and risk. David has also presented several papers at national and international accounting and finance conferences. He has also published 19 research articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Advances in Accounting, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management, Management Research Review, Journal of Co-operative Organization and Management, Journal of Money Laundering Control among others. He has examined 18 PhD Theses and supervised 42 graduates at Master-level. David has participated in the IFC training for board members coordinated by the Institute of Directors (Kenya). He facilitates risk-assessment sessions in The Effective Director Master Class among other corporate-level trainings. His research interests are on the interlinks between Accounting and Financial Markets.

Dr. David Mathuva and can be contacted at: dmathuva@strathmore.edu