Edwin Nyabuga Makori

Title: IFAC Board Technical Advisor for Winnie Nyamute

Country: Kenya

CPA Edwin Makori is the Chief Executive Officer at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). Prior to the current appointment, he was the head of Professional Services Division overseeing the technical issues, accounting and auditing standards, ethical standards regulation, compliance, audit quality monitoring (assurance), registration, public policy and governance and research. Mr. Makori has also been instrumental in the Financial Reporting Award (FiRe Award) recognizing financial reporting excellence in Kenya and the East African region and pioneered the FiRe awards for the public sector entities.

Mr. Makori has been a Lecturer in the School of Business at Egerton University and Nairobi University, Kenya. He also previously practiced as an auditor in a renowned audit firm and also served as a Finance Director at various government (public sector) entities and private sector and held senior management positions.

Mr. Makori has a Bcom degree (Finance and Accounting) and an MBA in Finance from the University of Nairobi. He is also a certified ERP Consultant, CISA, member of ISACA, ILM (Institute of Leadership Management) and IOD.

Mr. Makori also serves in the board of Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examination Board, Interim Oversight Board for African Professionalization Initiative, Africa Integrated Reporting Council and has served on several boards Internationally and locally, including the International Accounting Education Standards Board as a technical advisor.


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