Mary is the IAS K team leader, in charge of day to day operations of IAS K programme. She joined IAS K in the capacity of Country Director in 2015. She is also the Secretary to the Board, the go between the staff, management and the Board of Governors. She Chairs the Senior Management Team that runs the daily operation of the organization.
She has over 20 years’ experience in Relief and Development sphere and has worked in different countries. Mary brings wealth of experience in Management, Administration, leadership, programs and Human Resource Management.
She is a strong negotiator, focused on service delivery, and very passionate about the program she leads. Above all, she believes that God has a purpose for every single human being, and hers is to serve diligently, and with a focus to deliver the Mission of IAS-K
Stephen is a teacher by profession, and an expert in Inclusive Education. He has widely traveled, participating in various conferences all over the globe.
He has good pedagogical skills, and expertise in education, with special focus on children and youth facing barriers to learning, and others who are most vulnerable to stigmatization, marginalization and exclusion, both socially and educationally.
Stephen brings to IAS Kenya vast experience in education management, leadership and strong organizational skills. He is a model of self-discipline, integrity, versatility and a team player. He has management and leadership skills, respect for diversity, respect for authority and ability to operate independently, regardless of structures and supervision.
He believes that there is power in education and knowing the word of God. The combination of the two is a lethal weapon, that fights poverty, and a game changer to human dignity.
Human Resource and Administration Manager
Ann is a result-driven Human Resource Professional with over 12 years work experience. Prior to joining International Aid Services Kenya, she worked for Kenya AIDs NGOs Consortium (KANCO) as a Human Resource Manager. Ann has held several HR management roles, providing support and expertise in HR operations, performance and talent management, training and development, business process improvement, coaching and mentoring, and recruitment.
Ann holds a Master’s of Science in Human Resource Management from Jomo Kenyatta University for Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) and Bachelors of Public Administration and management from Kampala University, Uganda.
Ann holds a valid Human Resource practicing license from Institute of Human Resource Manager(IHRM).
Jonah has experiential knowledge of governance, having served as a manager for over two years at the County Government of Kakamega, and 10 years as a manager at World Vision International Kenya.
He has previously worked as Part-Time Lecturer at Moi University, and Kenya Institute of Management, tutoring on leadership and developmental studies.
He brings in strong managerial, effective leadership, and in-depth knowledge and experience on program & project management.
He believes that properly run projects, have the highest impact in the communities served, and brings trust to all the stakeholders, upholding the good name IAS-K has had, over the years.
Ishmael is one of the co-opted members to the SMT for IAS K. He brings a vast experience of leadership. Being one of the longest serving staff that have been working with the organization for over 20 years, He understands the vision, mission, status and the direction of the organization and he contributes much as per the TOR of the SMT.