Dr. George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School is set to participate in the annual All Africa Business Leaders Awards East Africa (AABLA – EA) as a member of the judging panel on the 9th of September in Kigali, Rwanda. The aim of AABLA is to honour business excellence in the East Africa region that have had a considerable impact on their industry and the community that they serve.
Other members of the panel include Gideon Badagawa – Executive Director, Mary Waceke Muia – Mechanical Engineer and Business Coach and Clare Akamanzi – CEO, Rwanda Development Board.
The event will be attended by captains of industry and government leaders who will deliver keynote addresses during the ceremony. The awards categories include: Business Leader of the Year, Business Woman of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Young Business Leader of the Year.
Dr. Njenga was also a judge at The All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) 2012, PKF Banking Awards 2013 among other awards.
Dr. George N. Njenga is the current and founding Dean of Strathmore Business School. He also serves as the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Quality Assurance and the Academic Director for SBS’s Advanced Management Program. He teaches Ethics and Leadership in various programs in the University and other knowledge forums.
He has a PhD (honors) in Political Philosophy from the University of Navarra, Spain. He has a Masters in Governance and Culture of Institutions from the same University. Dr. Njenga also has a Masters in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya.
He was the Director of the Strathmore School of Accountancy in 2002-2005. Whilst in that position, he successfully set up the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Information Systems Audit Program (CISA) formal training programs for the first time in Kenya. He helped initiate the first successful School of Finance and Banking in Kigali, Rwanda. He worked as a senior auditor at Ernst and Young Kenya between 1989 and 1992. He was also the Strathmore College Financial Manager for four years, 1992-1996. Since 1992 he has held other positions in Strathmore University. Specifically, Administrator, Human Resource Director and Director of the School of Accountancy. He has served as a trustee for the Universities Provident Fund Scheme and has been a member of the University Management Board and Academic Council.
He is a founding board member of the Association of African Business Schools and an International advisory board member of Global Business Schools Network.
He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Pacis Insurance Company.