Fred Gituku, Human Resources Manager, Vivo Energy Kenya

Fred Gituku is the Human Resources Manager of Vivo Energy Kenya Limited, and a board member of the company. Prior to this he was Chief Human Resources Officer for Telkom-Orange Kenya. His fourteen year HR experience straddles a variety of sectors in among other companies: ExxonMobil; Strategic Leadership Centre International Ltd and Lloyds TSB Bank. He was one of the Business Daily's ‘Top 40 under 40’ male professionals in Kenya in 2012.

Fred is an Executive Coach, especially focusing on career issues, having graduated from the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), in 2016. He is regularly invited to speak on career and workplace-related issues in various organisations among them corporates and universities. He contributes to a weekly HR column on Fridays in the Daily Nation newspaper.

He holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Kenyatta University and a Masters degree in Human Resources Management from the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. He is an Independent Trustee of Zamara Fanaka Retirement Fund, an umbrella retirement scheme that brings together over 30,000 employees from more than 180 companies.