Executive Director, Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)

Mrs. Dorcas Wainaina

Mrs. Dorcas Wainaina is the third Executive Director of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) and the first female holder of that office since the inception of the Institute 30 years ago. She is a Certified HR Management Professional (HRMP) with over 15 years’ of experience in Continental Africa, Asia and Latin America. She holds an MBA in Business Administration (Human Resource Management option) from Kenyatta University and Bachelor of Education Degree (Linguistics and Literature) from the University of Nairobi (UoN). She also holds a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from the College of Human Resource Management (CHRM).
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM), serves in the Board of Honorary Advisors for Global Academy of Finance Management (GAFM); she is a Certified Chartered HR Analyst (CHRA) and an excellent trainer.
Mrs. Wainaina is also an entrepreneur with a wealth of experience on business turn around strategies. She strongly believes in hard work and excellence a philosophy she endeavors’ to uphold in every aspect of her life.