FCPA Wachira is a management practitioner, consultant and trainer. He was the first Kenyan to complete the CPA examinations in Kenya and is a founder member of ICPAK, ICIFA, and CCG of which he has served as Chair at some point.
He is a Chartered Governance Professional, a Certified Public Secretary, a qualified Stock Broker and a Distinguished Toastmaster with extensive corporate finance, financial management and consulting experience spanning over 40 years.
FCPA Wachira has consulted for the ACCA on small and medium enterprises (SME), for the European Investment Bank on the tea industry, for the World Bank GTZ and DFID/British
Government. He is the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts, the Centre for Corporate Governance, Suntra Investment Bank, UPO Ltd, a past Chairman of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya, past member of the Council for the East, Central and South African Federation of Accountants.
He has headed teams of International Consultancy experts in the East and Central African region on assignments commissioned by the World Bank, DFID, Commonwealth Development Corporation and the European Investment Bank. He has attended international conferences on Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountancy and Small and Medium Enterprises and was instrumental in spearheading the most successful corporate governance initiative in Africa.
FCPA Wachira is the founder and Chief Executive of Wachira Irungu & Associates group of professional services and is married with children and grandchildren.’