Important Dates

Conference Dates

25th-26th October 2018

Deadline for Abstract Submission

30th september 2018

Deadline for Full Paper Submission

12th October 2018

Notification of Paper Acceptance
2 days after receipt of full paper


   University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya


Keynote Speakers-AIBUMA 2014


Mr.Abdullatif Essajee Kaderbhai

He is a lecturer at the School of Business-University of Nairobi and renowned academician in the field of Accounting specializing in Financial accounting and reporting. He is also a renowned consultant and trainer in the area of financial accounting and financial analysis and lectures extensively on Islamic Finance. Essajee is a co-founder of First Community Bank (the first fully fledged Sharia’h compliant bank to be approved in Kenya) and served as its Managing Director, during his leave of absence from the University of Nairobi, before resuming his duties at the University of Nairobi early this year.
He also served the Bank, both as an Executive Director in charge of support and control and as a non- executive director. He is also a co-founding member and the chairman of the board of Vision Institute of Professionals (An accredited accountancy and ICT training institution) in Kenya.
He also serves as the treasurer of Jamia Mosque, Nairobi, Chief Editor of Friday Bulletin (a weekly newsletter of Jamia Mosque Committee), Patron of the Nairobi Area Muslim Students Association, Trustee of One Shilling Foundation and host of two weekly Radio Islamic programmes on Kenya Broadcasting Corporation and is a member of the institute of directors of Kenya.
In the past Essajee served at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, United states university in Kenya, Professional Standards Committee and the Disciplinary Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK and is a member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya.
He majored in accounting in his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Nairobi.
James Makini Chief Executive Officer- One Hen Campaign
Project James Makini is the Nyamira County Coordinator at Yes Youth Can- Usaid's Youth Empowerment Project. He is also an Underwriter at Fidelity Insurance Co. Ltd
Key responsibilities at Usaid Youth Empowerment project are: Oversee the implementation of the mobilization exercise; Coordinate the activities in mobilization; Organize training for assistant coordinators, divisional coordinators, sub-locational and village volunteers;
General administration of the exercise i.e. authorizes payment of allowances; Communicate on a daily basis the results of the project to world vision overall coordinator in Nyamira county; Oversee preparation of weekly reports on the progress of the exercise; Coordinating with the arean administrators in event of a meeting; Ensure free and fair recruitment of the variousnrepresentatives; Control the training budget; Oversee the signing of contractual forms by the
successful representatives; Establish and develop collaboration with the social service officers inn registration of youth.

Jyoti Mukherjee

Founder and group CEOs Software
Technologies Limited,Kenya
ICT Expert
Prof.Gituro Wainaina Director general Vision 2030 Delivery
Secretariat (VDS) Prof.Gituro Wainaina is PhD holder in Agricultural Economics, Master in Business Administration and Bachelor of Education. He has extensive working experience with organizations as the World Bank, where he was a Senior Educational Economist, CARE International in Kenya where he was the Regional Coordinator, University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited where he was the Deputy Managing Director and the Business Development Manager. In addition, he serves as Director of the Social and Political Pillars under the Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat, board member of Capital Market Authority and board committee member at Management University of Africa.

Eng. Chris Oanda

National Chairman , Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

Eng Chris Oanda is the National Chairman of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM), the Professional association for supplies in Kenya with over 4000 members. He is also Head of Supply Chain for Kenya Airways where he is responsible for the overall procurement and supply chain management for an Annualized spend of 1.4 billion USD. Chris is also the Chairman of the AFRAA Joint Fuel Procurement Project for 9 African Airlines with a jet fuel budget of USD 1.5 billion per annum. Prior to that Chris was the Managing Director of e-sokoni, a Consultancy Firm based in Nairobi specializing in institutional systems re-engineering in Supply Chain Management, E-Commerce and Procurement Agency Services.

Nasim devji

Group CEO and Managing Director ,Diamond Trust Bank-Kenya

Nasim Devji is the Group CEO and Managing Director of Diamond Trust Bank, Kenya, an affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development. Founded in the mid-1940s, it is now one of the leading banks in East Africa, with over 80 branches. Devji’s appointment as CEO in 2001 made her the first woman in the Kenyan banking industry to hold that office.

Last October, Devji was named Leading African Woman in Business one of the prestigious Africa investor Investment and Business Leader Awards. In 2009, she was awarded the lifetime achievement in banking award by her peers, and most recently was named the 2010 CEO of the Year by the Kenyan Capital Markets Authority at the Annual Kenyan Banking Awards organised by Think Business Magazine

DrPatrick Bitature

Founder, Chairman and Group CEO Simba Group of Companies Started in 1998 with flagship telecoms business, the Group is a conglomerate of companies spanning telecoms, properties, power generation,agrobusiness, mining, tourism and media.
Simba Telecom: Distributor of MTN services in Uganda, Vodacom in Tanzania, Safari com in Kenya.Largest retail chain in E.A with over> I 00 non-franchise retail outlets. Awarded Safari com dealer of the Year 2012, Best Performing Dealer Mpesa 2012 and Best Performing Dealer Airtime Sales - I st Runners up; Protea Hotel, Kampala: Four star hotel, Kololo; Electromaxx (U) Ltd: a 70MW Thermal power plant; Simba Mines and Minerals Limited: exploration of gold; Simba Properties: Property development and management; Chapter Ten Ltd: 3,000 Ha integrated bio- energy farm; Simba Forex Bureau; Simba Tyres Ltd (Tanzania); Simba Electronics Ltd; Simba Tours & Travel, Uganda Board Appointments: Chairman Board of Directors, Uganda InvestmentAuthority:2007 - 2013 ; Chairman Board of Directors, Umeme: Uganda's sole electricity distribution company; Chairman, Ndege Premier Aviation Company Chairman, The Presidential Investment RoundTable
Board Member, Traidlinks Limited; Board Member Wananchi Group Holdings Limited (ZUKU Satellite PayTvUganda) Director, CURE Children's Hospital Uganda; Board Member, Commonwealth Business Council ; Patron, Alliance of Mayors & Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDS inAfrica Chairman, Uganda Gifted by Nature Awards: Doctorate of Philosophy in Humanities - United Graduate College and Seminary International; The East African Business Leaders of the Future - Price Water House Coopers World survey 2003; Entrepreneur of the Year 20 I I, EasternAfrican - Ernst & Young Corporate Social Responsibility: Patrick & Carol Bitature Foundation: Health, Education and Renewable Energy Chairman, Nyakasura School Alumni Association; Makerere University Business School, Entrepreneurship Club: nurture young talent Motivational speaking; Patrick is married with four children, a member of the Institute

Betty Mwangi Thuo

Chief New products Officer ,Safaricom
Betty Mwangi Thuo is one of three women of a 12-strong senior management team, Betty Mwangi-Thuo ischief officer for new products. She oversees the firm’s value added service department, as well as all of its projects that intersect with the Global System for Mobile
(GSM) Association.She is also responsible for the MPESA mobile financial service. As of March 2010, MPESA service had more than 9.5 million subscribers and an agency network estimated in size at more than 17,000.

Dr. Richard Belio Kipsang.
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Education

Dr Richard Belio Kipsang,is the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Education.He previously worked as the CEO of coffee development and as the deputy CEO and Head of Operations, at Higher Education Loans Board, also a state corporation involved in financing Kenyans pursuing higher
education.He holds an MA and PhD degrees in Business/Economics and Administration/Planning respectively. He has attended and spoken in various seminars, conferences and workshops both locally
and internationally, presenting on various topics in leadership, management, micro-enterprise development, fraud, corruption, higher education financing, coffee financing, among other areas of business and management.

Mrs. Sarah Serem

Chairperson of Salaries and Remuneration
Commission of Kenya. She is a member of the
Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya and has nearly 30 years of experience in human resource management practice and other undertakings Mrs. Serem is a University of Nairobi, School of Business Alumni.

Mr. John Njiraini -
Commissioner General,
Kenya Revenue Authority

Mr. Njiraini was born on 20th December 1957.
He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his role in national.
Education: First class honours Bachelors of Commerce degree, University of Nairobi and an MBA.
Employment: Commissioner General – Kenya
Revenue Authority, January 12 2012 Commissioner for Domestic Taxes and Large Taxpayers Office – Kenya Revenue Authority, 2006 Head of Domestic Taxes – Kenya Revenue Authority Chief Executive Officer, Institute of
Notable Achievements: Assisted in development of accounting profession and good corporate governance in the country; Introduced taxes on MPs salaries as well as parastatals bosses ‘salaries; Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) achieved revenue growth of 12.4 percent, collecting Sh560.4 billion for the
first nine months of the current fiscal year, up from Sh498 billion collected in 2011/2012.
Board Memberships: Chairman, Board/Committee or Council Member in twelve local and international organizations; Pioneer members of the Permanent Public Service Remuneration Review Board, representing the private sector.

H.E Dr.Evans Kidero
Governor,Nairobi County

Born in Majengo- Nairobi, to a father who was a policeman, and a mother who was a homemaker, Dr. Evans Kidero grew up in a large extended family of 7 children, where he was the eldest. Dr. Evans Kidero attended primary school in Nairobi, and completed secondary school at Mangu Highschool where he was the Head Boy. Dr. Kidero went on to attend the University of Nairobi, where he graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree and thereafter got his
first job working as a pharmacist at Kenyatta
National Hospital.
He went on to obtain a Masters of Business Administration in 1990 at United States International University in Kenya. These qualifications, his personal abilities and the hand of God set him on the path for an illustrious career in corporate management.The highlights of this career include: 4 years at Warner Lambert, 12 years at SmithKline Beecham Healthcare International, 2 years at the helm of Nation Media Group, and (most recently) 10 years in the stewardship of Mumias Sugar Company. It is from Mumias that Dr. Kidero recently resigned to pursue a political career in Nairobi county governorship. From a 28-year career in the competitive corporate environment, Dr. Kidero has acquired leadership and management skills that make him a suitable candidate for a job that requires experience, competence and caring.

Hon. Ann Waiguru- Cabinet
Secretary, Devolution and Planning

Hon. Ann Waiguru is the Cabinet Secretary, Devolution and Planning. Ms Anne Waiguru has an academic background and experience in economic and public policy. She holds a Masters degree in Economic Policy from the University of Nairobi, and, has specialized experience in public finance, financial management systems, public service reform and capacity building, and, governance.
Ms Waiguru was the Director, Integrated Financial Management and Information System (IFMIS), and, Head of Governance at the National Treasury.
She served briefly as a Senior Public Sector Manager/ Assistant Vice President, at Citigroup NA. Previously, Ms. Waiguru served as a Technical Advisor in the Cabinet Office, Office of the President. This position was initially seconded by the World Bank (DC). Ms Waiguru has led her IFMIS team at the National Treasury to win three Awards for exemplary performance in the Public Service. She was also nominated two years ago, as one of the Top 40 Under 40 women in the country, the only nominee at the time from the Public service. Ms. Waiguru has been published, and has served as the Alternate to the
Permanent Secretary/National Treasury in the Public Procurement oversight Authority Advisory Board, and, the Women Enterprise Fund Board.


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AIBUMA Payments

Normal charges      $200 or  equivalent in Kenya shillings

  • Doctoral students   KShs. 2000
  • Masters students    KShs. 2000
  • Undergraduates      KShs.500
  • Normal charges      $200

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Account Name: African International Business And Management (AIBUMA)
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