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National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority

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Walubengo Waningilo - Board Director

Walubengo Waningilo holds a Master of Laws (LLM) and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nairobi.  He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and Investigations and Prosecution Certificate from the CID Training School. Besides his professional training in Law, Mr. Walubengo holds a Masters in History and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & History from the University of Nairobi.

Mr. Walubengo is an advocate of the High Court and Managing Partner at Walubengo Waningilo & Company Advocates in Nairobi. Previously he worked as Head of Legal Research in Magara and Company Advocates, Nairobi. He has also worked at NHIF in various capacities rising to an assistant manager- Inspectorate where he was in charge of investigations and prosecution.

Mr. Walubengo has previously served as a Board Director at National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) from the year 2015 to 2017 where he was the Chairman of the Governance, Risk and Audit Board Committee as well a member of the Human Resource and General Purposes Committee. With the enactment of the Water Act 2016, National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) transited to National Water Harvesting & Storage Authority (NWHSA).  Mr. Walubengo has also served as a board member in various schools and was elected Chairman of the NHIF Sacco Society Limited in the year 2001 where he served until 2008.

Mr. Walubengo is a members of the of the Finance and Governance, Risk and Audit Board Committees at NWHSA.

 

Hon. Banticha Abdullahi Jaldesa - Board Director

Hon. Banticha Abdullahi Jaldesa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAEd) degree and a Certificate in ICT Proficiency from Maseno University. Hon. Jaldesa was elected Member of Parliament for Isiolo South Constituency in 2013 where he served until 2017.

Hon. Jaldesa is experienced in legislation as well as formulation and implementation of strategies and policies that enhance public service delivery. He has experience in setting up management and accountability (M&A) systems to ensure attainment of objectives for state-funded projects and institutions. Hon. Jaldesa has worked with diverse groups in formulating and executing development agendas, financial planning and public expenditure.

During his tenure as a Member of Parliament, he served in three Parliamentary House Committees. These are: Energy, Information, and Communication & Technology Committee, Education, Science and Technology Committee, and Budget & Appropriation Committee.

As a member of these committees, Hon. Jaldesa participated in formulation and implementation of policies in various sectors such as ICT, Energy, Education and Finance.

Among his key milestones include; increased power connectivity from an initial coverage of 15% to the current 50% in Isiolo South, enhanced access to education through efficient use of the Constituency Development Funds where over 350 bright children from needy homes got access to quality secondary, tertiary and University education through bursaries annually.

Hon. Jaldesa has previously worked as a Finance Director in a petroleum company where he coordinated financial strategic planning of the company, increased revenues and expanded markets for the company.

Hon. Jaldesa is the Chairman of the Governance, Risk and Audit Board Committee at NWHSA.

 

Abdi Dara - Board Director

Mr. Abdi Dara holds an MBA in International Marketing Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), Glendale, Arizona and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and International Relations from Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Dara is a multi-faceted solar energy and green buildings consultant with experience in project development, technology assessment, engineering among others.

Mr. Dara has over fifteen years of executive level management and analytical experience supporting project initiatives in the United States, Africa and the Middle East. His main focus of activity has been getting regulatory approvals for diverse economic sectors including health, telecommunications, housing and energy.

Additionally, Mr. Dara has built a distribution of networks, established a multi-country direct sales networks and developed market-specific strategies. He has provided risk assessments and recommendations to 500 Fortune companies and assessed the impact of political and economic trends on investments and operations.

Mr. Dara has held various leadership positions in various organizations in and out the country. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Clear Water Industries Limited. Previously, he has held the positions of Vice president, Marketing & Sales of Phyto- Riker Pharmaceuticals, Managing Director OraLife Pharmaceuticals International Inc, Senior Risk Analyst, Africa & Middle East for Kroll Information Services among others.

His key achievements include; obtaining an ECOWAS duty exempt status for pharmaceutical products in West Africa and building of a direct pharmaceutical distribution network that increased sales from $1.6million to $5.1million. Mr. Dara has negotiated various trade agreements between the Government of Kenya and US such as the two official signing of agreements between the U.S Overseas Private Investment and for development of a secondary mortgage market and support in developing the agricultural sector.

Mr. Dara is an expert in regulatory affairs, multi-sector planning, development and coordination, trade and investment development and Public Private Partnerships.

Mr. Dara is the Chair of the Finance and Strategy, Technical and Business Development Board Committees at NWHSA.

 

Ms. Jane Mwikali Makau - Board Director

Jane Mwikali Makau holds a Master's degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts Degree; BA (HONS) In Business and Management from University of Sunderland United Kingdom. Additionally, Jane has a higher National Diploma in Business and Technology from EDEXCEL University UK and a Marketing, Sales and Advertising Diploma from Graffins College.

She holds a certificate in Entrepreneurship from the Prestigious Babson College in Boston USA voted the Best Entrepreneurship University in the world for the last twenty two consecutive years.

Jane is a Seasoned Entrepreneur and Business Leader who has been awarded by Brandon College as top Seasoned Women Entrepreneur. She is a Certified Lead Trainer in National Industrial Training Authority Kenya.

Jane has a wealth of experience in Business Development, Business Intelligence, Project Management, Research & Strategy, Brand Management & Advertising. She is the founder and President of Great Grace Empowerment Institute Kenya Certified by NITA and founder and President of Neema Supreme Distributors London United Kingdom that deals with Fashion.

Jane is an ordained Reverend at Freedom Embassy with branches in Kenya, Liberia and USA. She has previously worked as Customer Service Manager at Akiba Bank. She is a positive, Passionate and Resilient Entrepreneur. 

She is a Director at NWHSA and the Chair of Strategy, Technical & Business Development Committee and a member of Governance Risk and Audit Board Committee (GRAC).

 

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