Leadership Team

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Dr. James Mworia

Director

Dr. Mworia is a representative of Centum Investment Company Plc on the Board of Two Rivers Development Limited.

Dr. Mworia is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Centum Investment Company Plc, a position he has held since October 2008.Dr. Mworia serves on several boards, including those of Sidian Bank Limited and Almasi Beverages Limited, where he serves as Chairman, Nairobi Bottlers Limited, Isuzu East Africa Limited and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Dr. Mworia also serves as a Director of Centum Exotics Limited, Investpool Holdings Limited, Centum Development Company Limited and Two Rivers Lifestyle Centre Limited. Dr. Mworia was also appointed as Chancellor of Machakos University in October 2016.

Dr. Mworia holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi, and a Doctorate in Business (Honoris Causa) from Machakos University. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a CFA Charter Holder, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a Fellow of the Kenyan Institute of Management and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
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Dr. Laila Macharia

Director

Dr. Macharia is a Board Director of Two Rivers Development Limited.

Dr. Macharia is currently a Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor backing upcoming entrepreneurs in media, education, data analytics and financial technology. She is also a Non- Executive Director at Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited. Prior to this, she worked as Chief Executive Officer of Scion Real, a consultancy firm in project finance and at Kaplan & Stratton, a top-tier Kenyan law firm, on transactions in Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. She also served as a Senior Regional Advisor at USAID-East Africa and worked at the helm of the Africa Initiative at the Global Fund for Women in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dr. Macharia holds a B.A. in Planning & Public Policy from the University of Oregon, a Juris Doctor and LL.M from Cornell University and a doctorate from Stanford University, all in the United States.
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Mr. William Haggai

Director

Mr. Haggai is the representative for Industrial Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) in the Board of Centum Investment Company Plc and Two Rivers Development Limited.

Mr. Haggai is currently an Executive Director at ICDC and has vast experience in information systems management, enterprise risk management, strategic planning, operations management, and performance monitoring and evaluation. He also serves on the boards of Isuzu East Africa Limited, Almasi Beverages Limited and Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL).

Mr. Haggai holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science as well as a Masters of Business Administration in Management Science, both from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Quality Management Systems Auditor. He is a member of the Computer Society of Kenya, and the Institute of Directors Kenya.
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Gao Bingsheng

Director

Mr. Gao Bingsheng has 30 years of experience in engineering construction management. He is the director as well as shareholder of Two Rivers Development Limited, responsible for the strategy planning and overall development. He was the site agent of Two Rivers Project during construction. Apart from the significant position of Two Rivers Development Limited, he is also the current General Managing Director of China National Aero-Technology International Engineering Corporation (AVIC-ENG).

He has abundant experience, excellent ability and professional knowledge, holding a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Jiangxi Water Resources Institute.
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He Xiang

Director

Mr He Xiang is the representative board member of Two Rivers Development Limited and the Executive Director of Jiang Xi Water & Hydropower Construction Kenya Ltd,. China(JWHC).

Mr He has more than 22 years' experience in the construction industry and is responsible for the overseas business development, corporate management, strategic planning, operations management, performance monitoring and projects evaluation. Under his leadership, JWHC Kenya has become a renowned contractor and investor for its prime quality and efficiency.

Mr He holds a certificate of Senior Engineer in Hydraulic Engineering and he is also an Certified Auditor of the Quality Management System in China.
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Samson Mwangi

Chief Finance Officer

Mr Mwangi is the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the Two Rivers Development Group. He is in-charge of all matters finance, including the Two Rivers Lifestyle Centre (Two Rivers Mall).

Mr Mwangi Joined the Centum group in January 2018. Prior to this, he worked at UAP OLD Mutual, Tanzania as the Chief Finance Officer for over four years, during which time the business grew to be the largest indigenous insurance underwriter in the country.

Mr Mwangi has over 10 years wealth of experience in financial leadership, investments analysis, strategic planning, governance and controls management. Before UAP, Mr Mwangi worked with PwC Kenya in the assurance division.

Mr Mwangi holds a Masters in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from the University of Bradford, UK, and Bachelor of Commerce-Finance from the University of Nairobi. He is a certified public accountant of Kenya CPA(K) and a certified information systems auditor (CISA).
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Lilian Okinyo

Management Accountant

Lilian has over 4 years of experience in the financial sector. She is adept at budget forecasting, financial planning, financial reporting and analysis, treasury operations as well as financial operations. She is responsible for evaluating the company’s performance and financial reporting.

Prior to joining Two Rivers Development Limited, Lilian worked as a Financial Accountant for different Centum subsidiaries where she was responsible for financial reporting and operations .

Lilian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance and Accounting) from Strathmore University. She is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
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Winnie Wangulu

Financial Accountant

Winnie has over 7 years’ experience in finance operations and financial reporting for enterprises in the building and construction, social enterprises and financial services sectors.

She is currently responsible for managing tasks in transaction processing, financial reporting, procurement and treasury roles for TRDL’s subsidiaries i.e. Two Rivers Water Company, Two Rivers Power Company, Two Rivers Property Owners Company and Two Rivers Theme Park Ltd. This involves managing both internal and external stakeholders with respect to finance and procurement matters and supporting TRDL’s strategic decision making and implementation.

Winnie is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. She holds a BA in Economics from Moi University and an MBA in Strategic Management from The University of Nairobi.
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Songping Zhang

Sales Executive

Songping has 6 years of experience in the Business and Educational sector. She is responsible for developing business relationships with potential investors and pushing forward the sales progress for Two Rivers Development Limited.

Before Joining Two Rivers Development Limited, she has worked in different countries including China, US and UK for the past 5 years as a retailer as well as a Chinese language teacher.

She has earned her master’s degree in English and Business of the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing, and the Certificate of Loyola Chicago Center Program 2012 for studies in business and sociology.
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Brian Waswa

Head of Utilities

Brian is an electrical engineer by training with 9 years’ experience in MEP services services design, tender analysis, negotiations and award, site supervision and approvals, testing, commissioning and handover, utilities operations and management and general project oversight and management.

He is in charge of Two Rivers Water and Power companies operations, tasked with monitoring agreed key performance indicators (KPIs) through the respective service level agreements, customer power / water issue resolution through subordinate staff, carrying out metering and billing at the end of each billing cycle, monitoring financial performance of the companies, recommending best practices for the companies, ensure the companies adhere to set regulations and managing third party service providers through service level agreements.

Brian has a Master of Science in Project Management, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor of Technology - Electrical and Communications Engineering, Moi University.
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Sevume Samson

Utility Manager

Samson has over 4 years of experience in the infrastructure development with expertise in project management, development management and operations of Energy and Water projects.

Prior to his current role, he was the Project Manager responsible for the Two Rivers Water Plant and Two Rivers 1.2 MW solar plant. He is currently in charge of operations of the Two Rivers Power company and Two Rivers Water Company. He is responsible for; preventive and corrective maintenance, billing, revenue collection, compliance with statutory obligations, meeting Utility Key Performance Indicators, reporting and business development of the utilities.

Samson has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (Hons) from Makerere University and is currently pursuing his MBA (Strategic Management) from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Certified PRINCE2 Project Manager.
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Mercyline Machini

Urban Manager

Mercyline is currently tasked with managing all operations for the Two Rivers Property Owners Company.

She has diverse experience in urban infrastructure planning, delivery and operations management; estate operations set up and management; utilities planning, set up and operations management; project planning and construction management; compliance and statutory approvals procedures; stakeholder management, sustainability planning, development control and facilities management.

Mercyline is a graduate in Mechanical engineering from the University of Nairobi and has a Master in MBA-Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi, is an accredited PRINCE 2 professional as well as a registered Environmental Associate (NEMA). She is currently pursuing certification as a Certified property manager (CPM) and Certified urban spaces management specialist (USMS) with RICS international.
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Geoffrey Omondi

Assistant Project Manager

Geoffrey is a mechanical engineer by training with 3 years’ experience in power plants & infrastructure, building services design, utilities management & project delivery.

Prior to joining Athena Properties Limited Geoffrey was a graduate engineer at GEM Engineering - a building services consultancy firm and had previously interned at Kengen Sondu-Miriu Hydro Power Station and Kenya Breweries Limited. He oversees the technical operations of the Two Rivers Power Company and Main Substation.