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CS. Tom Omariba


Current Positions:  

Chairman – Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya

Council Member – CSIA


CS. Tom Omariba is a business leader with over 20 years’ experience at strategic, operations and at Board level in executive and non-executive roles.  He is a finance, governance and compliance professional with a wealth of experience in telecommunications, media and insurance industries.

In addition, Tom is a well networked and successful leader with a strong managerial background at top level with local/international experience and cross-culture exposure.

He is currently the Managing Director at Thompson Associates with extensive experience in Business Leadership. Previously he has worked as Chief Executive Officer at MTN Business for over 7 years, Chief Financial Officer at UUNET Kenya and Zambia. He has also worked for AfricaOnline and Nation Media Group.

CS. Omariba has been involved in high level stakeholder engagement including;

  1. TESPOK (Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya) - Director and Chairman for seven years
  2. KEPSA - Governor for the ICT Sector for five years
  3. Hello Doctors Ltd (aka “Sema Doc”) - serving as a non-executive Director
  4. Metropolitan Cannon Life Kenya Ltd - serving as a non-executive Director.
  5. Presidential Digital Talent Program – serving as a member of the Advisory Board
  6. A member of Special Economic Zones Task force (developed the Bill that is now an Act of Parliament)
  7. A member of the ICT, Energy, Transport and Infrastructure Taskforce (developed the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill in year 2015)

He has an MBA from University of Nairobi and a BSc from Moi University. His Professional Qualifications include Fellowship of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA) and Certified Public Secretary (CS).

Tom is Trained and Certified in Leadership and Corporate Governance and an Approved Executive Coach by Strathmore Business School.

Outside his professional life, Tom is passionate about the environment, education and the family. He is married with children.

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