University Council

This is the executive body of the university's governance system.

Chair of Council DR. JEREMY BUNDI
Mr. David Watene
Ministry of Education RepresentativeMr. David Watene
He holds a Master of Education, University of Nairobi
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Alternate to CAS & PS - State Department for University Education and Research, Ministry of Education; M.Ed(Educational Administration and Planning, B.Ed(Arts),Accounting and Economics, University of Nairobi.

He has a vast work experience of close to 30 years at various levels of Education sector as an Education administrator and manager, Senior Education Officer, Assistant Director(University Education) and currently Senior Assistant Director, Technical Education.

Mr. Don Remmy Ogalo Riaroh
MemberMr. Don Remmy Ogalo Riaroh
He holds a Master of Science, University of Leicester (UK)
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Mr. Don. R.O. Riaroh, holds an MSc from the (University of Leicester = UK); BSc, (UoN). An expert in the energy field currently manages companies involved in geothermal energy, Oil and Gas; an Energy Consultant and has offered services for a number of companies operating in Kenya.

Previously, he worked at the Ministry of Energy, and was in charge of Petroleum, Geothermal, Coal and Nuclear Energy; provided leadership to various professional bodies, private and state corporations.

Dr. Samson Muchelule
MemberDr. Samson Muchelule
He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nairobi.
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Dr. Samson Muchelule, has worked for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals as the Regional Head for East Africa and also worked for GlaxoSmithKline as the Head of Branded Genericks (BGX) Portfolio, Sub- Sahara Africa and as a Sales Manager – HealthCare Solutions.

Dr. Samson Muchelule holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration, BVM (Veterinary Medicine) and Diploma in Sales Management and Marketing (Cambridge Tutorial College). He is a PHD student (Strategic Management) at University of Nairobi. He is a Chartered Mediator, and currently appointed

Ms. Dorothy Kimeu
National Treasury RepresentativeMs. Dorothy Kimeu
She holds a Master of Arts, University of Nairobi
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She holds MA (International Studies), BA (Political Science - Government), University of Nairobi. Currently, she is the Director of Administration Resource Mobilization Department under the National Treasury. Previously, she worked as Senior Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Department of external resources. Ms. Dorothy N. O. Kimeu is a career civil servant of over thirty (30) years, spanning eight (8) Ministries. She is currently the Director of Administration in the National Treasury and Planning and represents the Cabinet Secretary in the Board.

She holds a Masters degree in International Studies from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelors degree in Political Science (Government) from the same University and assorted certificates from   various universities and Institutions. Ms. Kimeu is a seasoned administrator, versed in loan and grant negotiations and serves in two other national boards. She is a member of Kenya Association of Public Administration and Management (KAPAM).

Ms. Vayonda J. Sirma Koross
MemberMs. Vayonda J. Sirma Koross
She holds a Master of Legal Laws (LLM) from the University of Nairobi
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Ms. Vayonda Sirma – Koross, holds a Master of Legal Laws (LLM), UoN; Dip. in Law, Kenya School of Law; Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Moi University.

She has about fifteen years of private legal practice on various law firms and five years’ experience in University Governance as board member in a public university

Prof. Asenath Sigot
Acting Vice ChancellorProf. Asenath Sigot
Prof. Sigot is a Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and a Principal Researcher in the Mushroom and Spirulina research project.
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Prof. Sigot is a professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in Masinde Muliro University. She is the Principal researcher in the Mushroom and Spirulina research project. The project majorly entails production of mushroom porridge flour and production of spirulina microalgae super food. Her research interests include Educational Leadership, Food Science, Food Security, Higher Education, Mushroom Biotechnology, Mycology and Spirulina Science. Her current project on ‘mushroom and microalgae spirulina’ was recently cited among the best projects carried out by MMUST staff.

Prof. Sigot has previously taught at Maseno University. The renowned professor of nutrition has published widely in the areas of nutrition and dietetics. Prof. Sigot is not new to leadership. She has previously been a very successful DVC Academic Affairs and Ag. Vice Chancellor. MMUST is lucky to have her as the acting Vice Chancellor. Let us all accord Prof. Sigot the necessary support to enable her execute her duties. Once again, on behalf of the entire university, we congratulate Prof. Sigot on her appointment.

Dr. Ahmed M. Diriye
MemberDr. Ahmed M. Diriye
He holds a Ph.D in Business Administration, University of Nairobi.
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Dr. Ahmed Diriye is a Human Resource Professional with more than 10 years experience in Human Resources. Diriye holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Human Resource option) from the University of Nairobi, Masters of Science in Human Resource management, University of Nairobi, Executive Master’s in Business Administration (EMBA), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Bachelors of Business Administration, Kenya Methodist University.

He previously served as a Member of the Governing Council of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM), the Professional body of HR Practitioners in Kenya. He has undergone professional trainings on Corporate Governance, Performance Management and the Mwongozo code of ethics among others. He is currently the Human Resource Manager at Dahabshil Money Transfer Company LTD Nairobi. Previously, he worked as Principal Officer with Mandeeq Forex Bureau LTD in Mombasa.


Ms. Joyce M. Nderitu
MemberMs. Joyce M. Nderitu
She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration - Marketing Option, University of Nairobi
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She holds MBA (Marketing); Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) University of Nairobi; International Management of Information Systems (UK).

Has had work experience at various leadership positions for over fifteen years in the banking industry, including Digital Products and Solutions Manager; Regional Customer Service Manager; Customer Service Officer and Personal Financial Consultant – Customer Service and Unsecured Lending.

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