Dr Mbithe Anzaya
Dr. Mbithe Anzaya is a people management expert with over 20 years global experience in both academia and the airline
industry where she has worked as a senior business executive and management professor, respectively. In these arenas, she is
recognised for her high performance, project delivery and grasp of complex change management. Mbithe is an ICF Associate
Certified Coach, Executive Coach, the Founder and CEO of Kaskazini Coaching. She is also a member of the Harvard Business
Review Advisory Council.
She previously worked as the Head of Learning and Development at Kenya Airways, also overseeing Kenya Airways’ Pride
Centre – the airline’s internationally accredited premier training institute. During her 11-year tenure, the Centre received
numerous regional and international awards and training approvals from various
global air transport regulators such as the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
As a strategy and training consultant, Dr. Anzaya has partnered with The World Bank Group, Goldman Sachs Investment
Bank, Johnson and Johnson Management Development Institute (MDI) and the Africa Medical Research Foundation
(AMREF), before joining the United States International University (USIU-Africa), as a business and management professor.
She is also a co-author of five books: Becoming the Voice of Purpose, Uturn-Lea, Zindua, The Other Side of The Coin and
Tamati; these are currently retailing globally via Amazon (https://amzn.to/2E40Bi5).
Dr. Anzaya has coached and continues to coach professionals in international development, the private sector, regional and
Areas of Expertise:
Developing Talent and Building Capacity
A natural learner with a caring manner, reflective style and swift intellect, Mbithe’s clients are enabled to: uncover their
personal identity, define and clarify their goals, evaluate their constraints and realities, determine their strategic options,
design appropriate action plans and measure outcomes. Through her coaching, Mbithe’s clients gain enhanced self-leadership
and solution-design skills as well as a versatile and pragmatic approach to life’s challenges; they are therefore, equipped to
effectively manage change. Simply put, they learn how to lead themselves and others through difficult transitions and into
Professional Qualifications & Credentials:
Associate Certified Coach (ACC), ICF
Diploma in Executive Coaching, Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), UK
Certificate in International Systemic Team Coaching, Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), UK
Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner
Certified Leadership Circle Practitioner
PhD in Strategic Human Resource Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Harvard Manager Mentor Leadership Course – fully sponsored by the International Air Transport Association
and Harvard University, USA
Master’s degree in Education, Kenyatta University.
“As a coach, I am passionate about helping others grow and lead themselves as a means to experiencing personal fulfillment and making
significant contributions to the lives of others.
Through delicately integrating the multiple roles I currently hold or have held in the past, including being a dedicated wife and mother,
doctoral student, management professor, strategy consultant, senior business executive, executive coach and personal mentor, I have
come to consider growth as a way of being; I continue to remain committed to helping others develop their full potential and
simultaneously, contribute significantly to the communities in which they exist.” – Dr. Mbithe Anzaya