Quality-focused, committed professional, and
transformational thought leader with demonstrated
knowledge and experience in IT Security, Big Data
Consulting, developing and implementing scalable and
efficient strategies to ensure organizational growth, business
analysis, and high-impact management to drive class-
leading business performance and sustainable growth within
the Global organizations. Recognized for mastery of all
stages of IT business management including managing,
working with and leading onsite, offsite and overseas teams,
crafting strategic ideas, and implementing them. A Certified
Coach in transformative coaching helping both employees
and employers as well as entrepreneurs develop an
entrepreneurial mindset and harness the power of their
talents to build a sustainable career and business. A
professional offering an uncommon blend of creative and
exceptional communication talents along with a result-
proven ability to propel organizations to the next level.
Working as the Head of Barclays Africa, formulating next-generation
analytics environment, ensuring maximum productivity and cost-
efficiency by performing Data Analytics Audit function covering ten
(10) countries in Africa.
Responsible for the crafting of a Data Analytics Audit Strategy, working
closely with various stakeholder groups to build business requirements
and working with business users to understand requirements and
translate them into solutions.
Playing a lead role in overseeing various areas of the department by
recruiting, selecting, orienting, coaching, counselling, and disciplining
Data Analytics Audit Staff staffs.
Employing a consultative approach to gain insights into IT project
planning, and business forecasting, identifying areas of team members’
improvement, delivering analysis, insights, and reporting, and
executing widespread change initiatives accordingly.
Developing data analytics to extract full populations to support audits
and assist in selecting samples based on exceptions.
Working with the central team to focus on specific impact areas across
the organization and rolling out the group strategy to the 10 countries.
Developing corporate strategies and managing projects/productivity to
assure achievement of objectives within budget.
Driving business growth through class-leading, individualized
relationship management; specialized in gathering business
requirements and translating them into targeted solutions and
Successfully headed the Big Data and MI Digitization initiatives at
Barclays Bank of Kenya in an acting capacity.
Coordinated with internal teams and external stakeholders and
supported business growth by performing data auditing, data mining,
Maintained master data management policy, processes, and standards
and developed Power BI dashboards and reports from different data
sources through data blending
Responsible for leading technology audits in Africa Subsidiaries and
completed quarterly and annual audits for the organization.
Successfully supported the ABSA and the UK teams in carrying out
technology audits and coordinated all Big Data related audits as well
as Technology related audits in Barclays Africa.
Carried out various technology and data analytics related audits in
Africa and reviewed data to ensure accuracy and completeness of
Advised the audit teams to design and execute data analytics
evaluations as part of scheduled audits, ethics investigations or
continuous improvement initiatives.
Worked collaboratively with the business and IT to identify data
sources and obtain data extracts to perform data analytics.
Contributed to the planning of assigned audits including audit scope
and objectives, risk assessments, audit programs and data analytics
Worked as a member of Barclays Global Data Analytics (DA)
Led a team of professionals in bidding and winning technology
consultancy projects in both government and private institutions
within East Africa.
Led the technology consultancy teams in delivering the work within
the set budget hence making a profitable contribution to the firm.
Employed a suite of specialist tools to assess and identify system
issues, developed, and enforced implementation of Data migration
during implementation of new systems, IT Security Audits, Change
Management and Project Management during implementation of
the core banking, insurance and accounting systems.
Actively participate in global initiatives aimed at improving Internal
Audit’s processes and procedures.
Communicated and maintained professional relationships with
shareholders, business partners and authorities.
Performed internal audit procedures to test the design,
implementation and operating effectiveness of controls to ensure
compliance with key clients including Kenya Bankers Association,
National Bank of Rwanda (BNU) and Kenya Pipeline Company
Largest project: worked as a technology advisory worker in Kigali,
Rwanda; worth USD 2.5 million for phase one that was signed at the
end of 2011.