Strathmore University Alumni, the Strathmore Alumni Relations Office is an international alumni office established in Kenya in July 2006 with the support of Strathmore University Foundation (Princeton, New Jersey, USA) to promote and coordinate activities world-wide. The Alumni Relations office is responsible for promoting the interests of Strathmore Alumni worldwide.
The Strathmore Alumni Liaison Office (SALO) is an international alumni office established in Kenya in July 2006 with the support of Strathmore University Foundation (Princeton, New Jersey, USA) to promote and coordinate activities world-wide. The SALO office is responsible for promoting the interests of Strathmore Alumni worldwide.
SALO Functions and Objectives
- To promote relations between the University and the alumni community;
- To develop and provide services and products for Strathmore Alumni;
- To publish the Letter from Strathmore alumni;
- To support and assist the establishment and development of Alumni chapters throughout the world.
- To maintain an alumni database accessible to all Strathmore Alumni;
James Mworia is the CEO and Managing Director of Centum Investment Company Limited, an investment firm quoted on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The School of Accountancy alumnus became CEO of the firm in October 2008 when he was 30 years old.
He has more than ten years of investment management experience and is a specialist in deal sourcing and structuring and has closed multiple transactions across Sub-Saharan Africa. He is also a Director at several companies including UAP Insurance Company Limited and General Motors East Africa Limited.
He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter which he earned at Strathmore University. He also taught the CFA course CFA at Strathmore. Mr Mworia also holds Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K), a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), CFA Institute, and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK). His name as the first in Business Daily’s™ Top 40, under 40 leaders in corporate Kenya in 2011.
The AlumniConnect, a series of events which aim at reuniting SBS alumni and sharing knowledge saw the reunion of Leading High-Performing Healthcare Organisations (LeHHO), Owner Manager Program (OMP) and Real Estate Executive Program (REEP) participants in separate events at the new SBS campus. LeHHO alumni reunited during the official launch of the alumni events where they were prompted to revolutionize healthcare leadership in Kenya. During the launch, the alumni were challenged to improve the healthcare system such that every citizen will one day be able to access affordable healthcare.
The alumni elected an alumni secretariat body which will oversee the activites of the alumni. LeHHO, held in conjunction with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and through funding from USAID, is designed for the healthcare leaders of the region and is geared towards improving healthcare delivery a key criterion of economic development.
Each alumnus was presented with a lapel pin so as to be identified as a LeHHO alumnus.
Similarly, the Owner Manager Program alumni also reunited to a key note session on the entrepreneurial process by Prof. Heinrich Liechtenstein, an associate professor from IESE Business School, Spain. The alumni were also introduced to an overview of Private Equity and Venture Capital in Africa by Batian Fund. The alumni were introduced to plans to roll out the Centre for Family Businesses which will enable the family owned businesses succeed through generations.
Real Estate Executive Program alumni congregated at the business school to interact and discuss issues on real estate. The event which was sponsored by Housing Finance had a key note session on Partnership in Leadership and Is Africa Ready.