Isaac M. Njuguna joined the International Accounting Education Standards Board in January 2014. He was nominated by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Mr. Njuguna is the Examinations Director at the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB), a state professional examinations body established under statute in Kenya with established bases in the East and Central Africa region. In this role, Mr. Njuguna is in charge of implementing the broad examinations mandate of KASNEB from curriculum development and review and supervising development, moderation, administration, and marking of exams as well as processing results. In addition, Mr. Njuguna oversees the quality assurance processes and accreditation of training institutions. As part this, Mr. Njuguna has visited a number of leading professional examination bodies based in Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the US. In addition, he has worked closely with various stakeholders in the education sector in Kenya, including the World Bank’s Kenya office, government ministries in charge of higher education, and the Commission for University Education.
Mr. Njuguna has received commendation from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) for his contribution to the growth of the accountancy profession in Kenya and the region. He is currently a member of the Technical Committee of the East Africa Institutes of Accountants, which is working toward developing a harmonized professional accountancy curriculum for the East African region aligned with the International Education Standards. He has also served ICPAK as a member of the Registration and Quality Assurance and Training and Development Committees.
Mr. Njuguna holds a Master's degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) degree from the University of Nairobi (Kenya). He is also a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and is currently pursuing his PhD at Kenyatta University.