As a team leader, we formulated the first-ever strategic plan for the University of Nairobi which was revised twice during my tenure.
This formed the basis of the complete reorganization of all University systems commencing with prudent computerised financial management, right-sizing of units, staff, students, ISO certification, Rapid Result Initiatives (RRI), Performance Contracting, formulation and implementation of various University policies and the mainstreaming of Research and Innovation and Student Affairs among many others.
Strict financial, staff, and student discipline together with various operational strategies resulted in the smooth running of the University for ten years of my stewardship without loss of time for the first time in history.
At the national level as chairman of the Vice Chancellors Committee, I dealt with national academic and staff labour issues through the Inter University Councils Consultative Forum (IPUCCF) of the Federation of Kenya Employers. Professionally I have been a member of the Medical practitioners and Dentists Board since 1999 and Chairman since 2009 to date.
During this period I established extensive international Academic and Management Linkages and Networks having visited over one hundred Universities during the ten years as Vice-Chancellor.This Transformative leadership resulted in increased visibility and internationalization of the university which has been top in the region for several years and was number 7 in Africa and 855 in the world according to Webometrics Rankings of January 2015 at the completion of my term as Vice-Chancellor.
Internationally my leadership qualities were recognized by the Association of African Universities (AAU) where I have been the longest-serving member of the Governing Board in history 2005 to 2017, Vice President and President, member of the Global Council of Confucius Institute representing Africa in Beijing China where again am the longest serving member, Chairman of African Network for Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI) Governing Board from 2010 to present and President of the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) from 2013 to date.
I am an avid fundraiser with a direct individual track record of over 500million Shillings towards infrastructure development of the College of Health Sciences and Main Campus, and collectively several billions with other colleagues for research at the College of Health Sciences.
I also hold several Presidential, Medical Professional, Academic & International Honors and Awards Prior to being appointed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, I served as Chairman of the academic Department of Surgery, and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. During this period, I fundraised internationally to construct and furnish the current Dean's Office, and the Principal's Office including the College Committee room.
The funds were also used to refurbish and furnish the College boardroom and Registry at the College of Health Sciences.
I also later served as Principal of the College and Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Administration and Finance."
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