Gitonga Mugambi, CEO

Mr. Mugambi was appointed the CEO of National Irrigation Board on acting capacity, on 13th May 2016. He was appointed the General Manager of National Irrigation Board on 1st August 2017.
He holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Kenya Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from University of Nairobi.
Mr Gitonga Mugambi is a well accomplished agronomist with experience of over 25 years in Planning and Strategy, Resource Mobilization, Formulation of irrigation development programmes such as Economic Stimulus Programme. His experience is valuable in policy formulation, implementation and management of National Irrigation Authority.


Eng. Raphael Ogendo, Deputy General Manager, Irrigation and Infrastructure Development Services

Eng. Ogendo was appointed the Deputy General Manager (Engineering Services) on 13th August 2015. He is a holder of B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering from Egerton University and currently pursuing a M.Sc. in Agricultural and Rural Development in Kenya Methodist University (KeMU). He also holds a diploma in Agricultural Engineering (Farm power and machinery) from Egerton University.
Eng. Ogendo is a well accomplished Engineer having gathered experience of over 30 years in Engineering. Prior to his appointment as Deputy General Manager of National Irrigation Board, He was a long serving Provincial Irrigation Engineer in the former Rift Valley Province and briefly served as the Chief Engineer (Construction) in the Board's Western Kenya Region.
Due to his wide diverse experience in the Irrigation and Drainage sector, he brings in a wealth of experience to the Authority. He is a registered Engineer with Engineer's Registration Board as well as Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya.


Daniel M. Atula, Deputy General Manager, Operations and Irrigation Management Services

Mr. Atula was appointed the post of Deputy General Manager Operations of National Irrigation Board on acting capacity, on 1st July 2016. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing his MBA in Strategic Management.
Mr Atula is a well accomplished agronomist and manager with experience of over 25 years in scheme, projects and research operations, planning and Strategy formulation and implementation, Resource Mobilization, Formulation and execution of irrigation programmes ranging from development to operations. 
His experience and expertise is valuable in policy formulation and to the provision of irrigation services.


Eng. Vincent Kabuti, Deputy General Manager, Research Planning and Strategy

Eng. Kabuti was appointed the Deputy General Manager (Research, Planning and Strategy) on 1st February 2018, He holds a Msc. Water Science and Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Land and Water Development with distinction from Unesco-IHE, Delft, Netherlands and Bsc Civil Engineering, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.
He has 12 years’ experience in strategy formulation, strategic planning and budgeting. He also has experience in performance contracting and monitoring and evaluation of irrigation schemes performance and implementing of QMS system in ISO environment irrigation projects identification, scoping, evaluation, irrigation planning and design, project management and construction supervision, implementing participatory irrigation management, operation and maintenance scheduling and implementation, farmers training and community mobilization.


Victoria Aloo, Head of Human Resource and Administration

Victoria is the Ag. Chief Officer- HR & Administration. She joined the Board in January 2009. Prior to joining the Board, she worked in the private sector both in Manufacturing and Hospitality industries as a Human Resources practitioner before joining the Public sector.
She is a holder of Bachelor of Arts in Social Development from Agra University – India and a Master of Science in HR Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She has over 18 years’ wealth of experience in Human capital management, performance management, reward management and Employee relations. She is a Full member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) .


Kisaka W. Sakari, Head of Internal Audit

Mr. Kisaka was appointed as the Head of Internal Audit on December 19, 2018. Before his appointment he was serving as the Head of Finance. He is a holder of Master of Business Administration (MBA) as well as Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) degrees.
He has over 25 years’ experience in Finance, Audit and Project Management. Prior to joining National Irrigation Board, he served in the Civil Service as an Auditor. He has held various positions in both Audit & Finance Departments of the Authority. More so, he has attended numerous management seminars, workshops, conferences and trainings both locally and internationally. Owing to his wide experience in the field of Finance, Audit and Project Management, he brings in a wealth of expertise to the Authority.

Nancy M. Wambugu, Head of ICT

Nancy is currently the Head of ICT Services at National Irrigation Authority. She has over 13 years of experience in ICT Infrastructure operations, Information Security and Innovations both in private and public sectors.
She is a holder of BSC, Information Technology, and currently undertaking MSC Information Security at Strathmore University. She also holds a Diploma in Computer Studies, CCNP, A+ and N+ Certifications. Her immersive contribution in ICT Service delivery in the Public Service seen her awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Public Sector Innovation, 2011 Edition, by the Head of Public Sector in Kenya. She has greatly contributed to the transformation of National Irrigation Authority in digitization and automation processes.


Jedidah N. Oduori, Head of Finance

Jedidah was appointed acting Head of Finance on June 6, 2018. Prior to this appointment, she had served in various capacities within the Finance and Audit departments of the Board both at the Head Office and in the Western Kenya Schemes. She has a Master in Business Administration and Strategic Management degree from Daystar University, A Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) degree from Punjab University, India, CPA II and currently pursuing CPA III. She has over 21 years of experience in audit and finance. Having diverse experience in the finance and audit sections, she brings in a lot of expertise to the Authority.


Daniel M. Nzonzo, Head of Corporate Communication

Mr. Nzonzo re-joined NIB as the Head of Corporate Communication on March 19, 2018. He was previously the Public Relations and Communication Officer at Brand Kenya Board and Communication Officer at the National Irrigation Board.
He is a Communication and Public Relations expert with more than six (6) years’ experience in public service corporate communication. He has been involved in development and execution of Public Relations and Communication strategies, Campaigns, Media Management and monitoring, Events planning and execution among others.
Mr. Nzonzo holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication specializing in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Communication, Political science and Public Administration both from the University of Nairobi. He is a full member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya.


Evaline Akoth, Head of Procurement

Ms. Evaline Akoth was appointed the Ag. Head of Procurement on June 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Purchasing and Supplies option) from University of Nairobi, Kenya, Diploma In purchasing and supplies from Kenya institute of management, and a member of KISM.
She has 7 years experience in management of public procurement and asset disposal for the purpose of ensuring compliance with obligations such as timely delivery, quality and quantity inspection, acceptance, negotiation among others. Prior to her appointment she had been working as a Procurement Officer​​.


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