Joseph holds a PhD in Business Administration, MBA (Strategic Management) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degrees from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Investment and Financial Analyst.
He is a member of ICPAK, the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya and the institute of Directors Kenya. He is also a certified trainer on corporate governance. Joseph has over 26 years business management experience gained in diverse industries, 19 years of which have been in senior leadership and management positions. He has a distinguished leadership career with a proven track-record of achievements (both in the private and public sectors) in revenue growth, productivity improvement, operational excellence and bottom-line turnaround. He is respected for a strong work-ethic and irreproachable integrity.
Prior to his appointment, Joseph had served as the Group CEO at Sovereign Group Ltd, Managing Director at the Kenya Bureau of Standards and as Managing Director at Urgent Cargo Handling Ltd among others. He has also served as the Regional Change Manager for P&O Nedlloyd East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mauritius, Madagascar & Seychelles. This background equipped him with invaluable skills and expertise in strategic and financial management, business restructuring and change management.