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Dr. Kennedy Ben Mwengei Ombaba AKIM, Ph.D. (Finance), MBA (Finance), B.

CoM (Hons) (Accounting and Finance)

CURRICULUM VITAE
DR. KENNEDY B. MWENGEI OMBABA
B. Com Hons. (Accounting & Finance), MBA (Finance), PhD (Finance) (AKIM)

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Address: P.O. Box 10579-30100, Eldoret - Kenya.


Cell: +254- 721- 669055 / +254-737-348935
E-mail: kmwengei@gmail.com, ombabajr05@yahoo.com,
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Nationality: Kenyan
Date of Birth: 30th October 1983

CAREER OBJECTIVE:
To apply the competence, knowledge and skills gained to effectively and efficiently contribute to
the organizations goals.
To actively partake towards the achievement of the organizations Mission and Vision.

PROFILE:
Goal directed and oriented professional
Skilled Communicator, persuasive and adaptable.
Self-motivated with energy, initiative and focus.
A team player with high level of integrity.

GOALS
1. To ensure high professional standards at the work place with mutual corporation and team work
2. Display volunteering spirit and responsibility with minimum supervision.

PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATIONS

Kenya Institute of Management Associate Member (AKIM): NO. 46555 January 2017 to
Date

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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

YEAR AWARD INSTITUTION


2012 to 2016 Ph. D in Business Management Moi University-Kenya
(Finance)
2007 2009 Masters in Business Administration Maharishi Dayanand
Major (Finance) University, Rohtak, India

2004 - 2007 Bachelors of Commerce (Hons) University of Delhi, India


Major (Accounting and Finance)

2002 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Kirwa Secondary


Grade B- Minus School

Ph. D Thesis Topic


Board Composition, CEO Entrenchment and Financial Distress of Listed Firms in Nairobi Securities
Exchange.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Lecturer School of University of Eldoret 12th June 2017-to


Dept of Business and Management date
Science

Lecturer School of Garissa University College 25th April 2017


Business and Economics

Assistant Lecturer School of Garissa University College 2013-Present


Business and Economics

Part-Lecturer School of Moi University 2010-2013


Business and Economics

Part-Lecturer Department The Catholic University of Eastern 2010-2013


of Accounting Finance Africa- Eldoret

Part-Lecturer Department Mount Kenya University-Eldoret 2010-2013


of Accounting Finance

Part-Lecturer Department Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University 2012-2013


of Accounting Finance of Science and Technology

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

University Timetable and Garissa University College January 2017


Exams Coordinator to June 2017

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Member Postgraduate Research Garissa University College January 2017 to


to June 2017

Chairperson Examinations Garissa University College March 2017 to


Regulations Committee June 2017

Exams officer School of Business Garissa University College 10th September


and Economics 2014-2015

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Member of International Students University of Delhi 2005-2006


House Committee

Vice Chair Kenya African Students India 2005-2006


Delhi Branch

CONSULTANCY AND PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

Peer Reviewer African International Journal of Management July, 2016


Education and Governance (ISSN: 2518-0827) to date

FURTHER TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Introduction to Library Automation Garissa University College March, 2017

Open and Distance e-Learning-(ODeL) The Catholic University of Eastern June, 2012
Africa- Gaba Campus

PUBLICATIONS

1. Ombaba K. B. Mwengei, Board Diversity and Financial Performance; Evidence from Kenya
Africa International Journal of Management Education and Governance. Vol. 1, Issue 1; May
2016. pp. 1-15, [ISSN 2518-0827]www.oasiseduconsulting.com

2. Omuya Jackline, Ombaba K. B. Mwengei Nyangenya K. Mary Demographic Diversity in the


Boardroom: Does Gender Affect Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Reputation in Kenya.
Africa International Journal of Management Education and Governance. Vol. 1, Issue 1; May
2016. pp. 29-41, [ISSN 2518-0827]www.oasiseduconsulting.com

3. DR. Omae Kabuka, Joseph Abuga Orayo and Ombaba Mwengei Analysis of Monetary Policy,
credit Market and lending Rates among Commercial banks in Kenya. Africa International Journal
of Management Education and Governance. Vol. 1, Issue 1; May 2016. pp. 107-126, [ISSN
2518-0827]www.oasiseduconsulting.com

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4. Samuel N. Nyangau, Kennedy B. Mwengei Ombaba and Philip Bii. Policy, Institutions and
Aid Effectiveness in Developing Nations: Literature Revisited European Journal of Business
and Management, 2015, [ISSN 2222-2839]. Vol.7, No.34. www.iiste.org

5. Kennedy B. Mwengei Ombaba, Phylis A. Arogo and Phillip Bii Planning the Dynamics of
Tourism for Sustainable Development in Kenya; a Case of Lake Victoria. Research Journal in
Organizational Psychology & Educational Studies 3(4) 252-257 [ISSN: 2276-8475]
www.emergingresource.org

6. Mwengei Kennedy B. Ombaba, Phyllis A. Arogo, Elizabeth Murey, Lagat John Kipngetich
Public-Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Eldoret Town,
Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online)
Vol.6, No.13, 2014 www.iiste.org

7. Peter Omae Kabuka, Ken Ombaba Technical and Financial Performance of Power Sector a
Comparison between India and Kenya Journal of Radix International Educational and Research
Consortium Vol. 3, (1) pp. 1-12, [ISSN: 22771018] www.rierc.org

8. Mwengei K. B. Ombaba Assessing the Factors Contributing to NonPerformance Loans in


Kenyan Banks European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN (Paper) 2222-1905 ISSN
2222-2839. Vol.5, No.32, 2013.pp. 155-164, www.iiste.org

9. Philip Kiprotich Bii, Ongeri Lucas, Ombaba Kennedy B.Mwengei, Joseph Musyoki and
Jacqueline Korir Age: A determinant of Managements Emotional Intelligence Competency.
Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies 3(6):807-811 [ISSN:
2141-6990]. www.emergingresource.org

10. Kennedy Mwengei B. Ombaba, Phyllis A. Arogo, Phillip Bii, Lucas Ongeri, Jackline Omuya,
and Peter O. Kabuka A study on the impact of Chinas Investments in Africa; the case of Kenya.
Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences, 2012 3(5):, 529-537
[ISSN: 2141-7024]. www.emergingresource.org

11. Dedan .O. Onganya, Jackline M. Omuya, Kennedy M. B. Ombaba and Phyllis A.Arogo Water
Resources and Sustainable Development in Northern Kenya: a case of Isiolo District.Elixir
Human Res. Mgmt. 52, 2012, 11338-11343 [ISSN:2229-712] www.elixirjournal.org

12. Dedan Oriewo Onganya, Jackline M. Omuya, Kennedy Mwengei B. Ombaba, and Phyllis A.
Arogo the Role of Agricultural Growth on Millennium Development Goals in Kenya: A Strategy
of Poverty reduction. Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences, 2012 Vol. 3 (4):
324-331 [ISSN: 2141-7024] www.emergingresource.org

CONFERENCE PAPERS

1. Board Diversity and Financial Performance; Evidence from Kenya A paper presented in the 1st
Eldoret International Conference on Business Scenario and Jobless Growth in Emerging
Economies; Concerns and Solutions (EICBSJGEE 2016) 26th July 2016. 1st Annual conference
July, 2017

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2. Policy, Institutions and Aid Effectiveness in Developing Nations: Literature Revisited. A paper
presented in the Maasai Mara University International Conference.1st Annual Conference August,
2014

3. Women in Institutional Boards and their Influence on Board Effectiveness in Kisii County
Institutions. A paper presented in the Kisii County Education Conference August, 2014 Kisii

4. Impact of Remittances on Poverty Reduction on Kenya. A paper presented in the Kisii University
Inter Disciplinary International Conference, 1st Annual Conference July 2014.

5. Planning the Dynamics of Tourism for Sustainable Development in Kenya; a Case of Lake
Victoria. A paper presented in the International Conference on Emerging Trends for Sustainable
Development and Human Capacity Building In The Third World Nations (ICETSDHCB 2014)
1st Annual conference June, 2014

SUPERVISION OF Ph.D. THESIS AND MASTERS THESIS/PROJECTS

a. Completed Master Projects


1. John Lagat (Strategic Mgt) Mount Kenya University- Public Private partnership for Sustainable
Waste Management in Eldoret, town

b. Ongoing Ph.D. Thesis


1. Kenneth Achesa (Finance) (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology). The
Relationship between Financing Options and Performance of Urban Water Service Providers in
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board, Kenya

c. Ongoing Masters Projects


1. Eric Kipchoror Kiplagat MBA (Finance) Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and
Technology) Financial Regulatory Compliance Practises And Shareholder Wealth Creation Of
Microfinance Institutions Within Eldoret Town

2. Lena Jebet Tum MBA (Accounting) (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
Relationship between Accounting Information Systems and Performance of organizations. A case
of Uasin Gishu County Government, Kenya

3. Birgen J. Koskei Birgen MBA (Finance) Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and
Technology) Effects of Ownership Structure on Share Price Volatility among Firms Listed in
Nairobi Security Exchange

4. Adan Haji Shunu MBA (Finance) Garissa University College; Relationship between board
composition and financial performance of Listed firms in Nairobi Securities Exchange

5. Abdikarim M. Noor MBA (Finance) Garissa University College; Relationship between capital
structure and profitability of listed firms in Nairobi Securities Exchange

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6. Ahmed Ibrahim Mohamed (Finance) Garissa University College; Effect of audit committee
characteristics on financial performance of companies listed in Nairobi Securities Exchange

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Corporate Finance
2. Corporate Governance and Leadership
3. Financial Intermediation
4. Portfolio and Investment Management

GRANTS AND AWARDS

Awarded the ICCR scholarship by the Government of India to Study B.Com at the University of
Delhi, India in 2004

COMPUTER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

1. Proficient in MS Office suit and other general purpose suites

2. Proficient in SPSS, EVIEWS and STATA data analysis suites

3. Accounting Packages: Computerized Financial Accounting-Tally 7.1 (Accounting Package) and


Quick books.

CO-CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES (HOBBIES)


Listening to music
Reading articles and novels
Playing Football
Social Welfare

REFEREES
1. Dr. David Kosgei (PhD)
Deputy Director PSSP
Moi University
Tel No:+254-722-789560

2. Dr. Samuel Nyangau (PhD)


Dean School of Business & Economics
Garissa University College
P.o. Box 1801-70100
Garissa
Email id:samuelnyangau@yahoo.com

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Tel. No: +254-711-265-106

3. Pr. Thomas Ngoko


Pastor Sunshine SDA Church
Eldoret.
Tel. No: +254-720-692-805

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