Dr. Abdi Adan Roda, Ph.D

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Dr. (CPA) (FA) Abdi Adan Roba is a seasoned internal audit, corporate finance, risk management, quality assurance and operational efficiency, banking, financial management and organizational development professional with flair over and vast experience attained over the years in the banking and energy sectors in Kenya. He has attended numerous leadership and management training and also addressed senior executives of public and private organizations on thematic areas of finance, internal audit, banking, risk management, sustainability and organizational management.  He is a resource person and facilitator for the executive and management development trainings offered by the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. He has taught as adjunct lecturer at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies and Umma University. Dr. (CPA) (FA) Roba takes pride in having undertaken consultancy assignments both in Kenya and within the region that has enabled organizations turnaround their finances, corporate strategies, product offering and organizational management. He currently serves on the board of Global Alliance for a Healthy Society (GAHSO); a local NGO.

Dr. (CPA) (FA) Abdi Adan Roba holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Finance from Jomo Kenyatta University of Science & Technology (JKUAT), Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Nairobi and a First-Class Honours Degree in Finance from Maseno University. In addition, he holds an Executive Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance from the AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics in Pakistan. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA), a Certified Investments and Financial Analyst (CIFA) and a Certified Pension Trustee by the College of Insurance, Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) and Humber Centre for Employee Benefits (Toronto, Canada). He is a full member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Institute of Certified Investments and Financial Analysts (ICIFA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA- Kenya).  Outside his flair in financial and organizational management, Dr. (CPA) (FA) Abdi Adan Roba loves mentorship of young upcoming professionals and writes on topical issues covering Kenya and the region in national newspapers like Business Daily, Africa. He has written many articles and published in referred journals.

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