A multi-faceted, committed and passionate professional and strategic team leader with over twenty years of senior
level experience in leadership, governance and management both in public and private sector and leading conference
speaker and trainer in East Africa.
Martin Bikuri is an Innovative thinker and technology trends enthusiast with broad based expertise in public policy,
governance, public finance, risk management, compliance, Internal controls, policies & processes, organization
development and Strategy over a wide range of sectors spread in both public and private sectors.
Mr Bikuri has over the years built a proven ability to quickly analyse key political and business forces and public
policy dynamics and develop strategies that result in measureable improvements in operations, governance, finance
and business development. Martin Bikuri is motivated leader with high integrity and ability to envision and
implement solutions for complex situations and diverse industry and functional proficiency to improve policies,
systems, procedures, controls, compliance and enhance risk management as well as increase revenues and
Mr Bikuri is the director with Inside the Boardroom Ltd, a leading corporate governance and leadership
organization that works with boards of directors and senior level executives both in public and private sectors.
Martin Bikuri is also an Associate Director with FEKAN Howell Certified Public Accountants and Borasoft Ltd, a
leading IT and Research Solutions organization. He is also a Director with Lydox Ltd, a leading retail business in
import and distribution of variety of products in the region.
Martin Bikuri is a board member of Muthaiga Golf Club and currently the Chairman of the Audit, Risk and
Governance Committee of the Board.
Up to September 2017, Mr Bikuri served as County Executive in Meru County Government in charge of ICT,
Economic and Physical Planning, Lands and Housing where he was responsible for driving the County ICT strategy
and providing the appropriate infrastructure for an efficient Government and service delivery to the citizens of Meru
In the position of county executive in Meru County Government, Mr Bikuri managed annual departmental budgets of
USD 4 million and staff compliment of over 250 in this role and an overall county annual budget of USD 70 million.
Earlier, Mr Bikuri had served for close to two years as County Executive in charge of Public Service, Administration
and Communications. In this role, he was responsible for the transitioning two municipal councils and two county
councils as well as the devolved functions from national government into one government of Meru County.
Martin Bikuri previously was the General Manager- Enterprise Risk at K-Rep Bank (Currently Sidian Bank) for over
three years. Prior, he was the Chief Internal Auditor in the same bank for over seven years. While working in K-Rep
Bank Group of companies, Martin Bikuri chaired many committees and task forces.
Mr. Bikuri has devoted more than a decade promoting and advocating for good corporate governance, risk
management and Internal auditing practices in Kenya and in Eastern Africa. Martin Bikuri was a founder member,
Institute of Internal auditors Kenya.
For ten years starting 2003 to 2013, Mr Bikuri served in the position of Vice Chairman and Training Coordinator,
Institute of Internal Auditors – Kenya. During the same period, Martin Bikuri was also the Secretary, East Africa
Federation of Internal Auditors. Over the ten years, Mr Bikuri held various leadership and volunteer positions both
locally and in the Region within the Internal auditing profession.
In recognition of his immerse contribution to the internal auditing profession, The International office of IIA Inc USA
appointed Martin Bikuri to serve in the global Public Sector Committee for a term of three years starting 2011.
He has served in various boards among them, Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company Board Audit and Risk
Committee, Muthaiga Golf Club, Board Audit and Risk Committee, Olive Leaf Foundation, Institute of Internal
Auditors, and Risk Management Association of Kenya among many others.
To date, Mr Bikuri is a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya, Institute of Internal Auditors
Kenya, Risk Management association of Kenya where he serves in the position of Treasurer and Member Institute of
economic affairs (IEA Kenya).
Mr Bikuri holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Economics from the University of Nairobi and a diploma in
Risk Management in banking and finance. He is a certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems
Auditor (CISA), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a leading corporate governance instructor in the region. .
14632 Pinto Lane, Rockville, MD 20850
United States Of America
Terms and Conditions