GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Caroline has more than 15 years of experience in the advisory and consulting sector including 10 years in the management and business administration. She specializes in different aspects of operational effectiveness, internal controls, risk management, accounting and finance.
Caroline joined Southbridge in November 2019 as the Senior Director, Finance and Administration.
She has extensive experience in Audit, business advisory and consulting gained within world-renowned audit and consulting firms. Caroline started her career in audit and assurance services at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kenya in 2002. She led and supervised the execution of audits of blue chip listed and private companies, international donor agencies, donor funded projects, non-governmental organizations and government ministries. She is an expert in International Audit Standards (IAS), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), United States Government Accounting and Government Auditing Standards (US GAGAS).
Prior to joining Southbridge, as an Associate Partner and Director at HLB CEZAM in Kenya, Caroline deployed and ushered in a new business model, built new and important strategic partnerships with HLB International as well as improved and stabilized business operations and organizational processes.
Caroline holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya. She holds postgraduate diplomas from Strathmore University in the Management of Information Systems, Management of Data Processing and Enterprise Development. She holds a certificate in Corporate Governance awarded by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and is a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).
- Bachelor’s degree – Information Sciences: Information Technology (IT) specialisation
Moi University, Kenya
- Diploma and Higher Diploma – Enterprise Development, Management of Information Systems (IMIS), Management of Data Processing (IDPM)
- Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA)
- Certificate in Corporate Governance
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
- Accounting and finance
- Corporate administration