Prof. Ruth Waweru
Prof Ruth was appointed as the Chair Person to the Board of Family Bank Bancassurance Intermediary on 1st December 2022.
Prof. Ruth Waweru holds a Bachelor of Education from Kenyatta University, an MBA from the University of Nairobi and a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Nelson Mandela University in South Africa.
She is an entrepreneur, management consultant and a corporate leader. Prof Ruth, through Liaison Consulting Limited, has provided consultancy services to governments, companies and development agencies in Africa for over 20 years. She is a registered consultant with the World Bank and has undertaken several assignments in Kenya and in other African countries such as: South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Liberia and several others. She has consulted for the European Union and UN agencies such as United Nation Development Program, UNICEF and UN Habitat.
Prof Ruth has extensive experience in Corporate Governance. At international level, she has been in the Supervisory board of Oikocredit International based in Netherlands but has presence in several countries. She is currently the chairperson of Supervisory Board Investment committee and previously has held various positions for a period of 11 years. Further, she is in the board of Partners Worldwide based in US Michigan State with a presence in 27 countries. Ruth has also served in the board of African Conference of Churches as a member of Finance and personnel committee. In Kenya, Dr Ruth is in the board of Kenya Orient Life Assurance LTD, Partners Worldwide (Kenya) and Family Bank Insurance Agency. She is the founder Director of Brookhurst International school.
In the academic field, Prof Ruth has been involved in business-related academic programs with Nelson Mandela University, Riara University and the University of Nairobi and is a visiting Professor and resource Faculty member in University of Kigali-Rwanda.