Mr. Olila is a development practitioner with over 16 years’ experience working with a wide range of organizations drawn from diverse countries in Africa. Mr. Olila possesses strong management background more so in strategy, projects management and financial management. His core competencies include undertaking evaluations/ assessments; strategy reviews & development; financial management; organisational development and process facilitation. Tom has in-depth knowledge of current development approaches, and has ample experience with corporate entities and large complex donor funded programs.
With regard to employment track record, Tom is a founder and director at Strategic Connections Ltd. (8 years since 2007). He previously worked with CORDAID Netherlands and a Finance Expert/ Program Specialist (7 years), and before that with Total as an Accountant. He started his professional Career as an auditor with Erastus and company in 2008. As pertains to leadership responsibilities, Mr. Olila is currently a Director at Strategic Connections (www.sclkenya.com), KCDF (www.kcdf.or.ke), Cordaid Kenya (www.cordaid.org/nl) and FAIDA international. He is also an Associate at amongst others Context Corporation International (www.developmenttraining.org) and Horwath Erastus & Co (www.erastusCPA.com)