Mr. Kenneth Gathuma, HSC is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya who has legal advisory skills developed through providing legal advice to government ministries and state-owned corporations for 12 years. Until his appointment as the Director-General in March 2020, Mr Gathuma was the Acting Director General of BRS and formerly served as Deputy Head of Government Transactions in the Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice where large Government development projects were arranged and concluded. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi.
Mr. Mark Gakuru, HSC is the Official Receiver and his mandate is to oversee the overall coordination and management of the Insolvency function at the Service and as such a regulator in Insolvency practice in Kenya in line with Section 701 of the Insolvency Act,2015., He holds a Master of Laws degree in Laws (LLM) from the University of Nairobi. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 19 years of legal and administrative experience in the private and public sectors.
Ms. Joyce Koech is the Registrar of Companies and her mandate is to oversee the overall coordination and management of the Companies Registry at the Service in line with Companies Act, 2015. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 8 years experience. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi, and a Certified Public Secretary. Currently, she is undertaking Masters Degree in Arts at the University of Nairobi.
Mr. Jones Otuke is the Director, Corporate Services and his mandate is to oversee the overall coordination and management of the Corporate Services function at the Service, that include; Human Resource Management and Administration Division, Finance and Accounts Division, Corporate Strategy Unit, Corporate Communication Unit and Information Communication Technology Unit. He holds a Masters of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Business Management (Accounting and finance) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK). He is a member of the Institute Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK). Mr. Otuke has previously served in various public sector institutions in the areas of accounting, financial management and administration.
Ms. Doris Wambugu is the Director, Legal Compliance and Research of the Business Registration Service. Her mandate is to oversee the overall coordination and management of the Legal, Compliance and Research function at the Service. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 16 years of experience in the private and public sector in the areas of legal, compliance and research. She holds a Masters degree in Strategic Management from Daystar University and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi. She is also a member of the Law Society of Kenya.
Mr. Yusuf Saleh is the Deputy Director, Human Resource Management and Administration. His mandate is the overall coordination and management of the Human Resource Management and Administration function at the Service. He is an innovative HR leader and organizational culture and branding specialist with over 10 years working experience and has held senior executive roles. He is a full member of the Institute of Human Resources Management (IHRM) Kenya and serves as a member of the continuing professional development (CPD) and membership Committee of IHRM. Previously, he has served as a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) HR in HE Steering committee and the first Regional liaison officer for Eastern Africa. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Administration, a Masters degree in Business Administration from the United States International University Africa (USIU). Currently, Yusuf is a doctoral candidate specializing in Strategic Management.
Mr. Erastus Mbalu is the Deputy Director Finance and Accounts and his mandate is the overall coordination and management of the Finance and Accounts function at the Service. Erastus is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) with over 10 years experience in the public sector. He has previously served in several ministries as well as serving under secondment in African Rehabilitation Institute (ARI-AU) as Finance and Administration Officer. Erastus holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree (Accounts Option) from KCA University.
Ms. Elizabeth Macharia is the Corporation Secretary of the Business Registration Service. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 8 years of experience, a Certified Secretary with over 5 years of experience and a Corporate Governance Auditor. She is responsible for providing secretarial services to the Board and advising on corporate governance. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, East African Law Society, Certified Institute of Public Secretaries and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Law from Catholic University, of Eastern Africa, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law and is currently undertaking a Masters in Law from the University of Nairobi.
Ms Shighadi Mwakio, HSC is a Deputy Registrar, MPSR at the Business Registration Service. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 5 years experience in Commercial Law and Legislative Drafting. She has been instrumental in the various legislative reforms under the Business Registration Service that lead to the improvement of Kenyas standing in the World Bank Doing Business Ranking in Protecting Minority Investors Indicator, Getting Credit Indicator and Resolving Insolvency Indicator.She was involved in the development of the Movable Property Security Rights Regulations, 2017, the Companies (Beneficial Ownership Information) Regulations, 2020 and the draft Partnership (Limited Partnerships) Regulations, 2020. She has been instrumental in the Secured Transaction Legislative Reform process in Kenya from 2017. She is a member of the Task Force on National Risk Assessment on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing and also sits in the Ease of doing business Transformation Team that has been responsible for the improvement of Kenyas standing in the World Bank Doing Business Ranking.