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CURRICULUM VITAE Dr. Ondieki, Charles Manasseh Mokua P.O. Box 58274 - 00200, Nairobi, Tel:+254-20-2525200 House; Mobile +254-722 705 609, +254-735492547 E-mail: charlesondieki@yahoo.co.uk

DATE OF BIRTH: 18th March, 1952; NATIONALITY: Kenyan MARITAL STATUS: Married with two children QUALIFICATIONS: PhD degree with a major in Business Administration from USA, MSc in Mechanical Engineering from UK, Advanced Studies Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from UK, Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Kenya, and Certificate in Technical Teacher Training from Kenya. In 2009 embarked on studying for PhD degree on Engineering Management with the Open University of Tanzania (OUT), which I finished in February 2012; the local supervisor Prof. W.O.Ogola has finished examining and I have made the corrections; the OUT supervisor Prof, E. T. Bisanda is still examining it. I expect to graduate this year of 2012. PRESENT EMPLOYMENT- JANUARY 2011 TO DATE: LECTURER MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE I am a lecturer at Multimedia University College of Kenya department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering where I lecture in Mechanical Engineering Courses. I also lecture in applied mechanics at the Kenya Polytechnic University College and at Egerton University as a part-time lecturer. Besides lecturing I am presently developing mechanical engineering curricula both for Multimedia University and Kenya Polytechnic University Colleges. CONSULTANCY WORK I am a senior consultant with Capacity Development Africa (CDA) and EUREKA Educational Training and Consultants. I do consultancy with various organizations on project management, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, monitoring & evaluation and technical and management training alone or in collaboration with Capacity Development Africa (CDA) or EUREKA. Mr. Eliud Moiyo of KIPPRA and I have just finished writing a Strategic Plan and Business Plan for the Micro and Small Enterprises Federation (MSEF); we were contracted by CIPE of USA through Kenya Gatsby Trust. Presently I am the National Consultant for the Biomass Gasification project at the Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI); the project is sponsored by Finland through the Energy and Environment Partnership Programme (EEP). The project will come to the end in September 2012. I am also a member of the Ministry of Energy Steering Committee on the standardization of biomass clean stoves for institutional and domestic use, sponsored by UNDP. In May 2011 I finished writing a project proposal on Youth Lead Program (2011 2014) a UNICEF Project on behalf of Plan International South Sudan. The project is intended to help at-risk youth aged 10-24 become productive members of their communities and reduce conflict-related vulnerabilities in 3 states and 6 selected counties in Southern Sudan. In May 2010 I finished writing a project proposal on TVET on behalf of Plan International South Sudan. The project to be funded by CIDA is intended to rehabilitate technical and vocational training institutions in South Sudan and assist in offering technical and vocational skills to the many young people in South Sudan. I finished a Monitoring & Evaluation of a JICAJKUAT in-country Training Programme at JKUAT for JFY 2010. The training programme was on Strengthening the Capacity of Grassroots Women Leaders for Wealth Creation and Socio-Economic Development. The programme took place at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and
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Technology (JKUAT) between 19th July, 2010 and 6th August, 2010. i.e. 3 weeks; at Kisii between 22nd 28th August 2010, at Kakamega between 29 th August 2010 4th September 2010, at Machakos between 24th 30th October 2010, and at Nyeri between 31st October 2010 5th November 2010. In July 2010 I was contracted by Kenya Gatsby Trust (KGT) to train the Board Members of Micro and Small Enterprises Federation (MSEF) on Strategic Planning; the training workshop took place at the Parkplace Hotel, Nairobi from 28th to 30th July, 2010. From November 2007 to January 2009 I carried out a study on the Industrial Training Levy Scheme, this included restructuring of the Directorate of Industrial Training, revision of the Industrial Training Act Cap 237, and revision of the Industrial Training Scheme In September 2008 I finished developing a Strategic Plan for the department of Industrial and Energy Engineering Egerton University; In Novemeber 2008 I participated in developing a Strategic Plan for the faculty of Engineering and Technology Egerton University. In April 2008 I was recruited by Nyaribari Chache Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Committee as one of the three consultants to develop a Five year Strategic Plan for Nyaribari Chache Constituency; the Plan was presented to the stakeholders on 19th January, 2009. In May 2008 I was recruited by the MSE Federation Board as a consultant to develop a Strategic Plan for the MSE Federation for five years; the Plan was presented to the stakeholders on 17th January, 2009. In February 2006 we (CDA) finished undertaking an Ex-Ante Evaluation and Project Formulation Study on Trade Training Programme for SME Exporters in Kenya. This programme, which was sponsored by JICA of Japanese Government, is being implemented by the Export Promotion Council and the Ministry of Trade and Industry. In July October, 2006 I together with two other consultants (under CETFPRO, an NGO where I am secretary) carryout carried out a preliminary study, in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, on Trade Facilitation Needs Assessment for the trade facilitation implementing agencies in Kenya. In May 2006 the International Lawyers and economists against poverty (ILEAP) which is based in Canada contracted me together with two other consultants to carryout an Audit of the Implementation of Trade Facilitation Measures in Kenya. In order to enhance its negotiating position, the Ministry of Trade and Industry decided to carryout an Audit of trade facilitation measures in Kenya and requested International Lawyers and economists against poverty (ILEAP) to finance the study. The request was agreed to and we were assigned to carryout this study. The main objective of the assignment was to establish the readiness of Kenya to implement some of the key provisions as suggested by current proposals that are likely to shape a trade facilitation agreement in the WTO. The specific objectives of the assignment were to find out: The readiness of the implementing agencies to implement TF measures, The difficulties they are experiencing while implementing these TF measures, Their strength and weaknesses, and The assistance these implementing agencies need so as to meet the challenges of globalization. We submitted the audit report which described the implementation status of Trade Facilitation (TF) Measures, and we then carried out needs assessment for all the implementing agencies in Kenya. In August 2005 I participated in the Focus Group Discussions (FGD) for the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) of NEPAD in Gucha and Siaya Districts in Nyanza Province, and drafted the report. In 2004 I wrote a project proposal on the Market Linkages for Lake Victoria Fish. The project aims at improving the market opportunities and incomes of fisher-folk along the shores of Lake Victoria through better product
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development, quality fish production and modern marketing techniques i.e. market linkages between the FisherFolk and High Volume Buyers (HVBs). In Oct Nov 2003 I finished an Ex-post Evaluation of JKUAT undergraduate program a JICA project - that ended in April 2000. Capacity Development Africa (CDA) (the firm that was contracted by JICA) recruited me as one of the consultants to carry out the exercise. In April 2003 I drafted a policy document on the MSE sector in Kenya, material of which was included in the Sessional Paper No 2 of 2005 on MSE Development; the Private Sector Forum on behalf of the Confederation of Informal Sector Organizations (CISO) Kenya contracted me. In March 2002 I finished a Monitoring & Evaluation of a JICA sponsored Third Country Training Program at JKUAT. In Sept Oct 2001 I worked with Almaco Management Consultants Ltd. on a Monitoring and Evaluation of the Micro and Small Enterprise Training and Technology Project (MSETTP) - a World Bank project with the Government of Kenya. PREVIOUS WORKING EXPERIENCE From April 2001 to January 2011, I was employed as a lecturer at Egerton University department of Industrial and Energy Engineering. I lectured in Applied mechanics, Industrial manufacturing, Terotechnology, Industrial Engineering and Management, and Engineering design to undergraduates, and Applied/Industrial Ergonomics, Technology and Product Development, and Maintenance Engineering and Management to post graduate (MSc) students. I also gave lectures in Applied/Industrial Ergonomics, Total Quality Management and Occupational Health and Safety to post graduate (MSc.) students at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology as a part-time lecturer. Besides lecturing I also supervised student research projects, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In September 2001 I drafted the syllabus for the degree of Bachelor of Industrial Technology for the Department of Industrial and Energy Engineering. In 2004 I reviewed the MSc Syllabus in Engineering systems and management; I also drafted a Master of Industrial Technology course for the department. In 2001 I did a Master Plan for the faculty of Engineering and Technology Egerton University. In March 2006 I drafted a paper for the establishment of a Centre for Innovations and Appropriate Technology Studies (CIATS) for the Department of Industrial and Energy Engineering Egerton University. JULY 1996 - JULY 1999: Employed as Production/Project Manager of Engineering Development and Service Center (EDSC) at KIRDI. Duties: Managing the Engineering Development and Service Center (EDSC); EDSC undertakes engineering design, engineering consultancy, spare parts and prototype production, and technical training and market research. EDSC in addition offers services like heat treatment, sheet metal work and testing to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) including Jua Kali enterprises. June 1995 to July 1996 - worked as Lecturer in the Production Department Moi University to lecture in mechanical engineering (Applied Mechanics) courses. Feb. 1992 to Jan. 1993 - worked as Technical Training Manager with B.A.T. (Kenya) Ltd. before resigning to start private business in consultancy on technology transfer and entrepreneurship in the SME sector. At B.A.T I was in-charge of the technical training of artisans, technicians and engineers working on the tobacco processing machinery. I prepared and conducted the training of all personnel undertaking maintenance and operation of cigarette making and packing machines. June 1990 to Feb. 1992 - worked as Lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). While at JKUAT I was appointed Director of Institute for Production and Innovation (I.P.I), an Institute I
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started with the objective of encouraging innovative ideas in the design and development of products especially for use by small scale farmers, Jua Kali artisans and other small entrepreneurs and rural industries. May 1988 to June 1990 - worked with the Directorate of Industrial Training (D.I.T.) as Chief Technical Officer in charge of Apprentices Training, coordinating and supervising skills upgrading courses and advising employers, especially the small scale enterprises (Jua Kali included) how to register with D.I.T. to benefit from its training programs. Jan.1981 to May 1988 - worked at the Kenya Polytechnic starting as an Assistant Lecturer, promoted to Lecturer in April 1982 and in Jan. 1988 I was again promoted to Senior Lecturer. During the time I was at the Kenya Polytechnic, I was appointed Deputy Head of Mechanical Department in January 1985 and as Head of the same Department in January 1986. Sept. 1976 to Aug. 1977 I taught at Kisumu Technical High School as Technical Teacher 1. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Primary: Attended at Bobaracho and Nyanguru Primary Schools from January 1961 to December 1967 obtained CPE Certificate. Secondary: I attended at Itierio Mixed Secondary School from January 1968 to December 1971 - obtained O Level (C.S.C.) Division 1. College/University: From May 1972 to December 1974 studied for Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at the Kenya Polytechnic- passed with Credit. a) From September 1975 to July 1976 studied for Technical Teachers Certificate (TTC) at the Kenya Polytechnic. c) From September, 1978 to December 1980 studied for Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at the Kenya Polytechnic - passed with Credit. d) From September 1982 to July 1983 studied for Advanced Studies Certificate (equivalent to Honors Degree) in Mechanical Engineering at U.M.I.S.T. (University of Manchester in England). e) From October, 1983 to October 1984 studies for Masters degree, MSc. in Mechanical Engineering at U.M.I.S.T. (University of Manchester), England. f) In 2002 embarked on studying for PhD degree course, and in February 2004 I enrolled for the same course with American World University. I successfully finished my course in August 2006 and I was awarded a PhD with a major in Business Administration in September 2006. g) In 2009 embarked on studying for PhD degree on Engineering Management with the Open University of Tanzania (OUT), which I finished in February 2012; the local supervisor Prof. W.O.Ogola has finished examining and I have made the corrections; the OUT supervisor Prof, E. T. Bisanda is still examining it. I expect to graduate this year of 2012. OTHER COURSES THAT I HAVE ATTENDED 1. Mechanical Maintenance and Troubleshooting by Eureka Education Consultants. 2. Project management, Monitoring & Evaluation, and 3. COMESA/UNIDO Workshop on Metal Working Industries and Maintenance. 4. On 9th July 1997, attended a Seminar on Standards and Standardization at Grand Regency Hotel Organized by Kenya Bureau of Standards Project Supervised 1. Design to improve the efficiency of dust extraction unit at B.A.T. (Kenya) Ltd Nairobi Factory - Higher Diploma Project 2. Critical Analysis of B.A.T. (K) assistance to Jua Kali Sector K.I.M. Diploma Project. 3. Design of portable, motorized saw for use by small scale saw millers - B.Tech. Project Moi University 4. Design of bottle crusher to be incorporated with any bottling plant- B.Tech project Moi University. 5. Design of a portable stone-dressing machine. 6. Design of a solar sensitive panel positioning system to maximize energy.
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7. I have also supervised many BIT student projects at Egerton University. 8. I am at the moment supervising many BSc student projects and three MSc student research projects (One student M/s Alice Mutai has already graduated from Egerton University, and another one is due for graduation in May 2012). PAPERS WRITTEN 1. Productivity Improvement in the MSE sector. 2. The Promotion of SME in East Africa. 3. University Education: A strategy for the productivity improvement in the MSE sector. 4. Development of a Mechanical De-mucilager and Grader for Coffee Processing. 5. Needs Assessment for Good Governance in the SME sector in Kenya. 6. Civic Education and Good Governance in the SME sector in Kenya. 7. KEPSA Publicity. 8. HIV/AIDS Strategy Proposal for the MSE Sector 9. Bachelor of Industrial Technology (BIT) Curriculum, Department Of Industrial and Energy Engineering, Egerton University 10. Centre for Innovations and Appropriate Technology Studies (CIATS) 11. Design of a Solar Sensitive Panel Positioning System 12. Skills Upgrading Course for Agricultural Machinery and Implements Operators 13. Skills Upgrading Course for Earth Moving Equipment Operators 14. Entrepreneurship in the Pharmaceutical Sector in Kenya 15. Constraints That Affect Productivity and Competitiveness in the MSE Sector 16. Biomass Gasification Technology and Utilization 17. The Design and Development of a machine for pulping, demucilating and grading of coffee 18. Research Project Proposal On the design of Electron Breeder Machine 19. Engineering Design a Teaching Manual for undergraduate courses 20. Impact of Education Levels on Product Quality the Case Study of Arc Welding In Small Scale Metalworking Enterprises in Kenya 21. Impact of Training Mode on Product Quality the Case Study of Arc Welding In Small Scale Metalworking Enterprises In Kenya 22. Industrial Engineering Management a Teaching Manual for undergraduate courses 23. Industrial Ergonomics - a Teaching Manual for Degree programs 24. Occupational Health and Safety - a Teaching Manual for Degree programs 25. Research Methodology - A Teaching Manual For Degree Programs 26. The Process Of Industrial Development Through The Use Of Science, Technology And Innovations 27. SME Fund and the Financial Inclusion of the Informal Sector (FIIS) 28. Strategies to Improve Productivity in the MSE Sector 29. Terotechnology - A Teaching Manual for Degree Programs 30. The Contribution Of Small And Medium Enterprise Sector (SME) to the Promotion of Agriculture In Kenya 31. The Design and Production of a Floating Hyacinth Combine Harvester 32. MSEF Strategic Plan 2010/11 - 2014/15 33. MSEF Business Plan 2011/2012 34. Maintenance Engineering and Management - A Teaching Manual For Degree Programs 35. The Development of SMEs In Southern Sudan Through Capacity Building 36. Solid and Structural Mechanics - A Teaching Manual for Undergraduate Courses 37. Proposed Innovation Projects 38. Productivity Improvement in the MSE Sector through Market Linkages 39. Introduction to Production Systems Technology - A Teaching Manual for Undergraduate Courses 40. Production Management and Control - A Teaching Manual for Postgraduate Courses 41. Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE) Sector Development through Capacity Building: Pilot Project Proposal to Investigate Why Capacity Building Programmes Have Had Little Impact on the MSE Development in Kenya 42. Curriculum for the Degree of Master of Science in Engineering Systems & Management
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43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66.

Strength of Materials Ii - A Teaching Manual For Undergraduate Courses University and industry co-operation in production - University of Nairobi 1986. Post graduate program (MSc.) in Design and Production Engineering 1991. Establishment of I.P.I. at JKUCAT 1990. Linkages between education and employment with reference to Jua Kali Development Program UNESCO Conference in Bangkok Thailand - 1980. Training Policy and Training Evaluation for B.A.T. (Kenya) Ltd. 1992. Promotion of co-operation between institutions of technical and vocational education and industry - K.I.E. 1992. Short and Long Term Strategy Document for the Kenya National Federation of Jua Kali Association at the Conference on National Export and Investment Promotion at Safari Park Hotel on 5th May, 1993. Maintenance and Repair Management for Capital Equipment. Maintenance Management Importance of Balancing and Mechanical Vibrations to maintenance and repair of Capital equipment Failure due to poor management of maintenance and repair of Industrial Equipment The Development of MSE Sector through Higher Levels of Education and Training Proposed Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE) Sessional Paper Format The Design and Production of Punching Dies Implementation of MSE Policies and Activities Proposed Postgraduate Programmes in Industrial Technology Introduction to Manufacturing a Teaching Manual for undergraduate courses Maintenance and Repair Management of Capital Equipment as an aid to Industrial Growth and Development The Water Hyacinth weed Menace and the Development and Production of a Mechanical Harvesting Machine The Systematic Transfer, Application and Development of Science and Technology a Strategy for Industrial Transformation CONCEPT PAPER on the Support for gender sensitive, market oriented Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for male and female youth in Southern Sudan YOUTH LEAD PROGRAM (2011 2014) - Helping at-risk youth aged 10-24 become productive members of their communities and reduce conflict-related vulnerabilities in 3 states and 6 selected counties in Southern Sudan. African Union Research Grants Proposal on Demonstration of biomass gasification technology for electricity generation to rural communities in Kenya and Nigeria for poverty reduction and climate change mitigation; The African Component of the ACP Research Programme for Sustainable Development Ref: EuropeAid/130-741/D/ACT/ACP - 10th European Development Fund

NATIONAL COMMITTEES SERVED/SERVING 1. Member of National Technical Committee for Kenya-Italy Debt Conversion at the Ministry of Finance (I represent the Civil Society from urban areas). 2. K.I.E. Technical Committee Panels. 3. National Industrial Training Councils. 4. MTTAT Training Policy Rationalization and Harmonization on Curricula, Examination and Certificate. 5. University Investment Project - World Bank Funding - 1991. 6. Committee to revise the Engineering Registration Board (ERB) Act 1986. 7. Committee to analyze the tender specifications for the machinery and equipment for Eldoret Polytechnic funded by European Economic Community (EEC). 8. KIRDI Board of Directors. 9. K.T.T.C. Board of Governors. 10. Examiner with K.N.E.C. 11. Member of National Co-ordination Committee of Ministry of Planning and National Development charged with Policy formulation on small enterprises and Jua Kali Development. 12. National Industrial Research & Development Committee
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Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Industries Committee of the Kenya Bureau of Standards and member of the East Africa Standards Committee at Arusha, Tanzania in 1998-1999. Member and secretary of MSE Federation (KEPSA-MSE sector Committee). By Dr. Charles M.M. Ondieki

February 2012

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