CHRP Dorcas Wainaina (OGW) is the Executive Director of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) Kenya, a State Agency established under the Human Resource Management Professionals (HRMP) Act of 2012 to regulate the HR profession in Kenya.
She is an accomplished Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP-K) with years of experience across the globe focusing on People Management, HR strategy formulation and implementation, employee training & development and change management in the Relief and International Development and Private sectors.
CHRP Wainaina holds an MBA in Business Administration (Human Resource Management option) from Kenyatta University and Bachelor of Education Degree (Linguistics and Literature) from the University of Nairobi (UoN), a Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management from the College of Human Resource Management (CHRM) and is finalizing her PhD in HR at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM), serves in the Board of Honorary Advisors for Global Academy of Finance Management (GAFM); she is a Certified Chartered HR Analyst (CHRA) and an excellent trainer.
As the Executive Director IHRM she has provided overall leadership and direction for the Institute driving the realization of IHRM strategic goals, Fostering productive relationships with IHRM stakeholders including Government Corporations and Participated in several policy formulation and recruitment panels including the Recruitment of Commissioners of the Public Service Commission in October 2018.
CHRP Wainaina strongly believes in hard work and excellence a philosophy she endeavors’ to uphold in every aspect of her life.