Mr. Bernard Koech was elected to serve in the UN SACCO board on 24th March 2018.
He brings with him a wealth of experience in Accounting and Finance spanning over 15 years from the United Nations and Private Sector in Kenya. He is currently the Finance and budget officer at the MIKE programme of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) under UNEP as well as supporting the finance work of UNEP’s Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System. Prior to his current role, he served in various capacities at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Britam and the National Social Security Fund (NSSF).
Mr. Koech holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Maseno University. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and has extensive training on business management aspects.
Bernard’s focus is to provide strategic leadership to the UN SACCO in areas of corporate governance and other business fundamentals.