Meet Sarah Mbwaya
Sarah Mbwaya as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board of Limuru Tea Plc and Chair of the Audit Committee and Nominations Committee of the Board. She joined the Board on 1st October 2021.
As an Independent Director, Sarah does not have a material or pecuniary relationship with the company or related persons, and is compensated through sitting fees or allowances, she does not own shares in the Company, and has served in her capacity for a period of less than nine years.
Sarah Mbwaya is experienced with over 30 years of engineering experience with a strong focus in systems design, automation, improvement, and implementation. She has over 20 years' leadership and senior management experience drawn from fields such as energy, information communication technology, business management (oversight & development), financial & resource management, project management (planning & execution), consultancy, stakeholder management and entrepreneurial practice.
She has served on boards of Numerical Machining Complex (NMC) where she chaired the Audit Committee, Emerging Young Leaders (EYL), Emerging Leadership Initiatives, and Loresho South Residents Association where she held the vice chair position. She is a member of Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK), Business Network International (BNI), Women on Boards Network (WOBN), Women in Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurs (WISEe) and Women in Business (WIB).
She has a Masters Degree in strategic management from United States International University, bachelor's degree (Hons.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Nairobi, Solar technician Licenses from the Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) and an ACCA Diploma in Financial management. She is also an accredited system engineer (ASE).
She is passionate about risk management, strong internal control systems, leadership & governance, sustainable energy, conservation, and she is keen on sound corporate Governance practices.