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consultant , Purchasing agent

Obiri Luke Okemwa, Kenyan purchasing agent, consultant. Member Chartered Institute Purchasing and Supply, Kenya Institute Supplies Management, Institute MAterials Management, Institute Training and Development, Muthaiga Golf Club, Kenya Railways Club, Magadi Soda Golf Club.

Background

Okemwa, Obiri Luke was born on July 12, 1953 in Kisii, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Bernard and Sabina (Kemuma) Okemwa.

Education

Bachelor in Communications with honors, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1977. Master of Science in Purchasing and Supply, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, 1992.

Career

Personnel officer Mumias Sugar Company, Kenya, 1977-1979. Supplies officer Ministry of Finance, 1980-1987. Senior stock controller & Accounting Officer, Kenya Railways, 1987-1988, principal stock controller, 1988-1992, Head of Supplies Services, 1993-1998.

Head Purchasing Kenya Airways, 1998-2000. Procurement Manager Magadi Soda Company, 2001 - 2003 Director of Public Procurement Kenya Government, 2004-2006 Portland Cement Company Ltd, 2007-2008 Crown Agents Kenya, 2008-2012 Louis Berger Group South Sudan Procurement Specialist, 2012-2013 Franann Consulting- Procurement Specialist South Sudan, 2014-2016 Kisii County - Procurement Adviser, 2016 to date Ernst & Young Team Leader Federal Republic of Somalia Procurement Reforms. Since 1998. been offering consulting advise to various firms in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan among others. Consulting services to various firms in Kenya: British American Tobacco, Kenya Power, KENGEN, Mumias Sugar Comapny, Sonny Sugar Comapny, KTDA, KPA, Kenya Railways, Pyrethrum Board, Cooper Motors Corporation, Glaxco, NSSF, among others.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Appraising of Purchasing Systems Within Central Medical Stores, 1984, KGG University of Colorado: Merchandise Distribution Systems, 1994. Co-author: Quality Management Systems for Kenya Airways, 1995.

Membership

Member Chartered Institute Purchasing and Supply, Kenya Institute Supplies Management, Institute MAterials Management, Institute Training and Development, Muthaiga Golf Club, Kenya Railways Club, Magadi Soda Golf Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, snooker, squash, tennis, swimming.

Connections

Married Theresa Nyaoso Nyarangi. Children: Maureen, Robin, Emelliah, Ronnie, Lynah, Brian, Joy.

father:
Bernard Obiri

mother:
Sabina (Kemuma) Obiri

spouse:
Theresa Nyaoso Nyarangi Obiri

child:
Maureen Obiri - Project Power Engineer

child:
Robin Obiri - Quality manager

child:
Emelliah Obiri - Aeronotics Engineer

child:
Ronnie Obiri - logistics consultant

child:
Lynah Obiri - Electronics and Electrical Manager

child:
Brian Obiri - Commercial pilot

child:
Joy Obiri - information technology manager