Walter Odhiambo

National Director, SoS Children's Villages Kenya

Categories: Alumni, East Africa Region

***Alumnus of the Ashoka Visionary Program (East Africa) 2021/2022***

A seasoned executive in the humanitarian and international development space spanning more than 18 years. Areas of demonstrated competence includes leadership and management, resources mobilization, programme conceptualization and design, monitoring and evaluation and advocacy. An entrepreneur and a change agent with bias to change that includes improvements to the quality of life for all.

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Science (double math & statistics) from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT); a Master’s degree in business administration (strategic management) from Moi University; and a Master’s degree in organization development (management and organization development focusing on transformational leadership) from United States International University in Africa (USIU-Africa).

Board and Governance experience including Member of the Board and Member of the International Steering Committee of The Global Partnerships for the Prevention of Armed Conflicts (GPPAC); Country Representative at the Global Steering Committee of the Joining Forces Alliance for Children (JFA); and Member of the Board of Management (BOM) of Maseno School.
Country Director at SOS Children’s Villages Kenya; Chairman of Maseno Old Boys Association and Country Representative in the Steering Committee of the Joining Forces Alliance for Children worldwide.

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