Judy’s background in law and corporate governance enables her to provide insights to the Board in its oversight of legal and governance risks.
Judy Nyaga joined NRCF Board in 2018. She has 18 years of legal and corporate governance experience in the banking industry and is currently Regional Head for Subsidiary Governance in Africa & Middle East for Standard Chartered Bank. In this role, Judy is responsible for driving high standards of corporate governance across the Bank’s subsidiaries in the Africa & Middle East region. Judy holds an honors degree in law from the University of Nairobi and a postgraduate degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Strathmore Business School, Nairobi. Judy is a Certified Public Secretary and has passed the examinations required for registration as a Certified Public Accountant. Judy is a 2015 Eisenhower Fellow.
Responsibilities at NRCF
The Board as a whole provides guidance and challenge to the management team to ensure that NRCF’s objectives continue to be met in a manner that safeguards’ interests of the children and their sponsors. Judy’s background in law and corporate governance enables her to provide insights to the Board in its oversight of legal and governance risks.
Judy is involved in a Book Club with some of the upper primary school girls. The Book Club was started by Judy to enable the girls to learn and share life lessons from storybooks, to improve their oratory skills and build their confidence in speaking before an audience of their peers.
Why she is involved in NRCF
NRCF’s vision of supporting the education of underprivileged children impacted by HIV/AIDs resonates greatly with Judy because she knows the difference a good education has made in her life. Serving on the Board and mentoring the girls through the Book Club enables Judy in a small way to contribute to the education and wellbeing of vulnerable children.