Mr. ELIUD OKECH OWALOECONOMIST, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT AND STRATEGY EXPERT (21 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE).

Background, Areas of Expertise & Memberships
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Candidate in Strategic Management, University of Nairobi.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Human Resources Management, University of Nairobi.
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons. Degree in Economics and Business Studies, Kenyatta University.
  • Fellow, Institute of Human Resource Management (FIHRM)
  • Member, Professional Trainers’ Association of Kenya (PTAK)
Present Position
  • Managing Consultant, Eliud & Associates (E&A)
Previous Positions
  • Former Director/Council Member – Kenya School of Government (KSG).
Profession

Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert.

Areas Of Specialization
  • Micro and Macro Economics
  • Strategic Planning;
  • Business Planning;
  • Organizational Re-structuring;
  • Job Evaluation and Pay Structure Architecture;
  • Performance Management;
  • Management of Strategic Change;
  • Training Needs Assessment (T.N.A.);
  • Organizational Design/Development;
  • Executive Search, Selection and Placement (Recruitment);
  • Human Resource Audit;
  • Market Research/Surveys;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation(M& E);and
  • Feasibility Studies.
CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

Eliud Owalo is a well-known, vastly-experienced and respected Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert who is currently practicing as the Managing Consultant of Eliud & Associates (E&A) Management Consultants, an International Management Consultancy and Training firm. He holds a BA Degree in Economics and Business Studies from Kenyatta University, an MBA Degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Nairobi and is currently a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Candidate in Strategic Management at the University of Nairobi.

Eliud is a Fellow of the Institute of Human Resource Management (FIHRM) with a current/valid Practicing Certificate to the same effect; Member of the Professional Trainers’ Association of Kenya (PTAK);and a Former Director/Council Member of the Kenya School of Government (KSG).

Eliud has 21 years’ experience as an Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert with  Core-Competency in Macro and Micro-Economics; Strategic Planning; Business Planning; Organizational Re-structuring; Job Evaluation and Pay Structure Architecture; Performance Management; Management of Strategic Change; Training Needs Assessment (T.N.A.);Organizational Design/Development; Executive Search, Selection and Placement (Recruitment);Human Resource Audit; Market Research/Surveys; and Feasibility Studies.

Eliud has been the Lead Consultant in major consultancy assignments in both the Public and Private Sectors; amongst which include the following consultancy assignments:

  1. Design of Strategic Plans

In the area of Strategic Planning Eliud has in the recent past  Designed/Reviewed over 50 Strategic Plans(Including either Mid-Term or End-Term Evaluation/Review of the preceding Strategic Plans) and aligned them to the Constitution of Kenya 2010;Kenya Vision 2030 and its Medium-Term Plans, and most recently to the United Nation(UN)’s Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs);the AU’s Agenda 2064;EAC Vision 2050; and the National Government’s Big Four(4) Development Agenda; and other relevant Policy Documents at Sectoral;National;Regional;Continental;and Global levels plus in some cases subsequent development of corresponding Business Plans which are aligned to the respective Strategic Plans.

These include Design of Strategic Plans for the Lake Region Economic Bloc(LREB);Narok Kajiado Economic Bloc(NAKAEB);the Commission on Administrative Justice(CAJ)-Office of the Ombudsman; Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS);Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd; Kenya National Highways Authority(Twice); Kenya School of Government; Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology(JOOUST);Youth Enterprise Development Fund Board; Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency(RVWWDA);Office of the Governor, Turkana County; Water Services Providers Association(WASPA); Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forestry; Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs; Ministry of Lands; Ministry of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security; Ministry of Labour(Twice); Ministry of Cooperative Development and Marketing; Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture; Kenya Ports Authority; Kenya Airports Authority; Kenya Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd.(KETRACO);Kenya Trade Network Agency(KENTRADE);Competition Authority of Kenya (LREB); Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.(Thrice); Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd.; N.S.S.F. Pension Scheme; Tourism Fund Staff Pension Scheme; Horticultural Crops Development Authority (HCDA);Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS); National Council for Law Reporting (NCLR); Kenya Shippers Council (KSC);Africa Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI); Karachuonyo Constituency; Rongo Constituency; Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority; Chai Sacco;Water Services Regulatory Board; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board;Thika Water and Sewerage Co. Ltd; Kisumu Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd; Nyeri Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd.; Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Ltd.; Mikutra Water and Sanitation Company Ltd. and Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority (T.A.R.D.A.).

2          Balanced Scorecard Performance Management

BSC and Performance management consultancy for Kenya Revenue Authority, Agricultural Development Corporation, Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya Commercial Bank, Consolidated Bank of Kenya, CFC Group, Safaricom Ltd; Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd, British American (BRITAK), and Kenya Aerotech Ltd, Micro-Enterprise Support Programme Trust (MESPT), Tegemeo Institute (Egerton University), National Hospital Insurance Fund (NSSF), Kenya Sugar Research Foundation(K.E.S.R.E.F.), amongst others.

3          Job Evaluation, Workload Analysis and Work Re-design

Job Evaluation, workload analysis and work-redesign  for Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA);Constituencies Development Fund Board (CDF Board);Kenya Sugar Research Foundation(K.E.S.R.E.F.);Kenya Forestry Research Institute(K.E.F.R.I.);Micro and Small Enterprises (MESPT),Africa Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute(AFRALTI);and Egerton University’s Tegemeo Institute.

4          Organizational design and development

Organizational Design/Development of Organization Structures for Kenya Vision 2030 delivery Secretariat (VDS); Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (K.E.S.R.E.F.), Nzoia Water Services Co. Ltd, Amatsi Water Services Co. Ltd.; as well as review of Organization Structures for all the Organizations we have undertaken Strategic Planning assignments for as enumerated here below with a view to coming up with Organization Structures that can facilitate successful implementation of the Strategic Plans.

5          Recruitment, Selection and Placement:

Recruitment, Selection and Placement for: Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.H.I.F.); Sonarwa Insurance Company-Kigali-Rwanda; Kenya Bankers Association; Kenya Sugar Research Foundation(K.E.S.R.E.F.); Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (K.A.R.I.); K.U.S.C.O.; Agricultural Finance Corporation (A.F.C.); Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd.(KPC); National Oil Corporation of Kenya(N.O.C.K.);KENTRADE, Chronicle Tours and Travel;  and Kenya Power& Lighting Co. Ltd.(K.P.L.C.).

6          Skills Audit/Training Needs Assessment (TNA)

Skills Audit/Training Needs Assessment and Competency Profiling for Siaya County Government, Ministry of Agriculture (MOA);Ministry of Finance (MOF);Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources (MEMR);National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.HI.F.);Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (K.E.S.R.E.F.);Micro-Enterprises Support Programme Trust(MESPT);and Egerton University’s Tegemeo Institute.

7          Development of Change Management Strategy /Culture Change Management

Development of Change Management Strategy/Culture Change Management for National Social Security Fund(NSSF),Kenyatta National Hospital(KNH); Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd., Kenya Ports Authority(K.P.A.),National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.H.I.F.).,Lake Basin Development Authority (L.B.D.A.).,Kerio Valley Development Authority (K.V.D.A.).,Lake Victoria South Water Services Board, Lake Victoria North Water Services Board, Rift Valley Water Services Board, and Mombasa Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd.

8          Market Research/ Surveys

Customer Satisfaction Survey for Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd.(KeNGEN);Ministry of Finance; Ministry of Trade; Ministry of Labour ; Ministry of Regional Development Authorities ;Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd.; Energy Regulatory Commission; Kenya National Highways Authority; Constituencies Development Fund Board; Coast Development Authority; National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation; Kenya Medical Research Institute(K.E.M.R.I.);Kenya National Examinations Council(K.N.E.C.); Rift Valley Water Services Board; and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board and Homabay County Water and Sanitation Co. Ltd.

Work Environment Survey for Ministry of Trade; Kenya Airports Authority; Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE);Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation; Kenya National Examinations Council(K.N.E.C.);Kenya National Highways Authority; Coast Development Authority; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board; and Kenya Airports Authority.

Employee Satisfaction Survey for Ministry of Trade; Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation; Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE).;Kenya National Examinations Council(K.N.E.C.);Kenya National Highways Authority; Coast Development Authority; and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.

Corruption Perception Survey for Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd. and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.

9          Development of Business Plans

Development of Business Plans for Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA); Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency(CRVWWDA);Lake Victoria South Water Services Board; and  Lake Victoria North Water Services Board.

10        Experience in Training/Facilitation of Workshops

In training, Eliud has over the past 21 years been Lead Trainer/undertaken facilitation of major Workshops/ Training programmes, amongst which include:

Balanced Scorecard Course for Kenya Revenue Authority; Agricultural Development Corporation; Chai Sacco Agricultural Finance Corporation.; Kenya Aerotech Co. Ltd.;East African Reinsurance Company.

Corporate Governance Course for the Board and Top Management of Water Services Providers Association(WASPA);Kenya Forestry Research Institute(K.E.F.R.I.).;Board and Top Management of Mumias Outgrowers Co.(1998) Ltd.;Board and Top Management of Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.;Board and Top Management of Rift Valley Water Services Board.

Change Management Course for Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd.(KeNGEN);National Social Security Fund(N.S.S.F.);Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA);Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd. ;Kenya Ports Authority(K.P.A.); National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.H.I.F.).; Lake Basin Development Authority (L.B.D.A.).;; Kerio Valley Development Authority (K.V.D.A.).; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.;  Lake Victoria North Water Services Board.;  Rift Valley Water Services Board.; Mombasa Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd.

Management Development Programme(MDP) for Kenya Ports Authority (K.P.A.).; Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A.).; Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.; National Hospital Insurance ; Geothermal Development Co. ; Kenya Tourist Board (KTB).; Constituencies Development Fund ;  Corporate Insurance Co. Ltd.; National Cereals and Produce ; Muhoroni Sugar Co. Ltd.; Mombasa Water & Sewerage Co. ; Kisumu Water & Sewerage Co. ; Chronicle Group of Companies.

Training of Trainers (T.O.T.) Course for Unga Ltd.;Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A.).;Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.;Kenya Power & Lighting Co. Ltd.(K.P.L.C.). ;National Social Security Fund(N.S.S.F.).;National Hospital Insurance Fund(N.H.I.F.).;and Mumias Outgrowers Co.(1998) LTD.; Nairobi Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd.

Human Resource Planning and Succession Planning Course for Lake Basin Development Authority (L.B.D.A.).; Intra Africa ; East African Portland ; Kenya Sugar Board;  Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd.; Sight Savers International.; Kenya Airports Authority.; Constituencies Development Fund Board Secretariat

Customer Care Course for Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.; Kenya Electricity Generation Co.  Ltd.(KENGEN).; Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd.; Export Processing Zones Authority.;  Kenya Bureau of Standards.; Export Promotion Council ; EPC).; Kenya Utalii College.; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.; ; Lake Victoria ;North Water Services Board.; Rift Valley Water Services Board.;the KENGEN-sponsored Mvuke Primary School.; Training of Trainers (T.O.T.) Course for Unga Ltd.;  Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A.).;  Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.; Kenya Power & Lighting Co. Ltd.(K.P.L.C.). ; National Social Security Fund(N.S.S.F.).; National Hospital Insurance Fund(N.H.I.F.).  Mumias Outgrowers Co.(1998) Ltd.;  Nairobi Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd.; ;performance Management Course for N.H.I.F.; ; Aon Minet Insurance Brokers Ltd.; Lake Victoria North Water Services Board.; Chronicle Tours and Travel Ltd.; Mumias Outgrowers Company (1998) Ltd.; SONY Sugar Co. Ltd.; Chronicle Tours and Travel Ltd.

Supervisory Skills Development Course for Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd.; Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd.; Unilever Tea (K) Ltd.; National Oil Corporation of Kenya  ;National Hospital Insurance ;  Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.; Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd. ; Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation.; Supervisory Skills Development Course for Kenya Institute of Special Education(K.I.S.E.).;  National Water Conservation & Pipeline ; Mombasa Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd.; Kenya Ports Authority.; Kenya Power and Lighting Co. Ltd.; Mumias Sugar Company Ltd.; Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd.; Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; Industrial Relations Course for Sony Sugar Co. Ltd.; Industrial Relations Course for Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd.; Records Management Course for Higher Education Loans Board.; Mumias Sugar Company Ltd.; N.H.I.F.; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.; Ministry of Trade.; Pre-training of Retrenches for Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.; Team Building Course for Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A.).;and   Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd.;  Geothermal  Development Co. Ltd.

Industrial Relations Course for Kenya Ports Authority;Kenya Power and Lighting Co. Ltd.;Mumias Sugar Company Ltd.;Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd.;Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.;Sony Sugar Co. Ltd.;and Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd.

Team Building Course for Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A.);Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd;Geothermal Development Co. Ltd.; Siaya County Governmet;and Chronicle Tours and Travel Ltd.

Records Management Course for Higher Education Loans Board.; Mumias Sugar Company Ltd.; N.H.I.F. and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.

Enterprise Development Course/ Pre-training of Retrenches for Ministry of Trade;Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd.;and Telepost Co-operative Savings & Credit Society Ltd.

Work Planning Course for Lake Basin Development Authority (L.B.D.A.).

Time Management Course for Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd. and the National Security Intelligence Service.

Support Staff Course for Kenya Bureau of Standards.

Clerical Staff Course for Kenya Bureau of Standards.

Disaster Preparedness/Management Course for Giro Commercial Bank and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Course for Kenya Utalii College.

Report Writing, Minute Taking and Presentation Skills Course for Postal Corporation of Kenya. KENGEN.; Stima Sacco.; Eldoret Polytechnic.

Executive Secretarial Skills Course for KENGEN, K.P.L.C.,Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd., Kenya Ports Authority(K.P.A.),Mumias Sugar Co., Chemelil Sugar Co., Nation Media Group, Electricity Regulatory Board, National Oil Corporation of Kenya, Kenya Bureau of Standards, Postal Corporation of Kenya, Tea Board of Kenya, Kenya Airports Authority,Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority, National Irrigation Board, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, Kenya Tourist Board, Higher Education Loans Board, Coffee Development Fund, Kenya Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd., the Monarch Insurance Co. Ltd.,Bondo University College, Compassion International, Numerical Machining Complex, Interim Independent Boundaries Review Commission, Nairobi Water Services Board, Coast Water Services Board, Water Services Trust Fund, Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Services Co., National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation,Agakhan University East Africa, and Marie Stopes Kenya, amongst others.

Eliud has 21 years’ experience as a Consultant/trainer.

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS PREVIOUSLY HELD

  • Head student – St. Mary’s School, Yala (Year 1988 -1989).
  • Chairman and Player, Kenyatta University Basketball Club, the Pirates (1992-1994).

REFEREES

1.Amb. Amina Mohamed,

Cabinet Secretary,

Ministry of Sports,

 

 

7. Mr. Leonard Ngaluma,

Chief Executive Officer,

The Commission on Administrative Justice(CAJ),

 

 

2. Mr. Charles Keter,

Ex-Cabinet Secretary,

Ministry of Devolution and Planning,

 

8. Mr. Macdonald George Obudho,

Director General,

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

 

 

3.Mr. Eugine Wamalwa

Cabinet Secretary,

Ministry of Defense,

 

 

9. Professor Evans Aosa,

Professor of Strategic Management,

University of Nairobi- Faculty of Business and Management Sciences,

 

 

4. Prof. Ludeki Chweya,

Director General,

Kenya School of Government,

 

 

10. Prof. Vincent Nyasaka Machuki,

Professor of  Strategic Management,

University of Nairobi- Faculty of Business and Management Sciences,

 

 

5.  Eng. Peter M. Mundinia,

Director General,

Kenya National Highways Authority,

 

 

11. Prof. Zachary Bolo Awino,

Professor of Strategic Management,

University of Nairobi- Faculty of Business and Management Sciences,

 

 

6. Prof. Peter K’Obonyo.

Professor of Human Resource Management,

University of Nairobi-Faculty of Business and Management Sciences,

 

 

13.  Dr. Daniel Abala.

Senior Lecturer in Economics,

University of Nairobi,

School of Economics,

 

12. Dr. Ken Ogolla,

Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management,

University of Nairobi-Faculty of Business and Management Sciences,

 

14. Prof. Anthony Wambugu,

Associate Professor of Economics,

University of Nairobi,

School of Economics,

 

NB: Eliud has 21  years’ experience as  an Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert with Core-Competency in Macro and Micro-Economics; Strategic Planning; Organizational Re-structuring; Job Evaluation and Pay Structure Architecture; Performance Management; Management of Strategic Change; Training Needs Assessment (T.N.A.);Organizational Design/Development; Executive Search, Selection and Placement (Recruitment);Human Resource Audit; Market Research/Surveys; and Feasibility Studies.

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