Dr Martin Oduor-Otieno


Martin is an Executive Coach and independent senior business advisor. He led KCB Bank Group as CEO and board member during a period of rapid transformation and growth; he has worked in senior leadership roles at Barclays Bank in Kenya and South Africa and has over the past three years been a Partner in the professional services firm, Deloitte, leading their Financial Services Industry practice. Martin has also worked in the public service as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance/Treasury, Government of Kenya. He sits on a number of blue-chip company boards as a non-executive director.

As a business leader, he has attained in-depth experience in people issues in both the public and private sectors, spanning a period of over 35 years across Eastern and Southern Africa. Martin has also been involved in facilitating board practice training, and leadership development as an adjunct Fellow at Strathmore Business School in Nairobi.

Martin holds a Doctor of Business Leadership (Honoris Causa) from KCA University, an Executive MBA from ESAMI/Maastritch Business School, a B. Comm (Hons) Accounting from the University of Nairobi, and he has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Martin is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya, FCPA (K), a
Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya, CPS (K), a Member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya, a Fellow of the Kenya Institute of Bankers, FKIB, and is an Accredited Governance Auditor.