Leonard is Managing Director of INNOVEX and director responsible for business development. He is a qualified accountant (CPA), an Accredited European Excellence Assessor and a Certified Project Manager. With over 20 years of consultancy experience in the Great Lakes region, he has gained extensive experience in conducting a wide range of assignments for governments and for donors in the region. Leonard's consulting experience covers strategy, procurement, audit, financial management, and public policy research and analysis. He was previously employed by UNDP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Afro Aid Development Consultants, Coopers and Lybrand and University of Dar es Salaam. Most of his assignments have been carried out in Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Southern Sudan and Uganda. He comfortably works in Kiswahili and English environments.
Christopher is INNOVEX Audit Partner. He is a qualified accountant (CPA) in Public Practice, an Accreditted Banker and a Qualified Procurement and Supplies professional (CSP). An MBA, Christopher has gained extensive experience in accounting, auditing, financial due diligence review, financial management and micro finance feasibility studies in both the central government and local government authorities in Tanzania. On several occassions, Christopher has presented audit reports to Parliamentary Oversight Committees in particular responsible for overseeing Public Authorities and Other Bodies in Tanzania. In the past, Christopher has worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tanzania and Nigeria. Later on, he worked as Audit Partner at DCDM (now BDO East Africa). He is fluent in written and spoken Swahili and English.
Irving is INNOVEX partner with more than fifteeen years of experience in accounting, audit and consulting. He holds an MSc. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Essex, UK, CPA (T) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Dar es Salaam. He is a member of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA), the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 1998. Between 1998 and 2004 Irving worked with PwC in Tanzania and later Ernst & Young where he gained an extensive experience in leading and delivering wide range of professional services focusing mainly in assurance, business risk services and financial reporting. Assignments ranged amongst others in audit of financial services, consumer and industrial products entities, not-for-profit organisations and public sector entities. In addition, Irving has in-depth experience in internal auditing. He has several years of work experience with Standard Bank as the Head of Internal Audit in Tanzania and later in the role of Regional Audit Manager. As a Regional Audit Manager his role was to offer leadership to the internal audit teams in the East African countries. His responsibilities also involved developing good working relationships with the respective country Audit Committee Chairpersons and offering guidance to the Audit Committees by keeping them informed of the emerging risks within the region and assisting country heads of audit in designing appropriate audit responses to address these risks. Irving headed the internal audit function of the East African Development Bank (EADB) at its Head Office in Kampala, Uganda. EADB is a leading development finance institution with an overriding objective of promoting development in the Member States. Irving is fluent in spoken and written Kiswahili and English.
Martin is INNOVEX Director responsible for ICT advisory services and our CEO in the Nairobi affiliate. He is a Management Consultant with over 20 years experience in ICT. Versatile technical background in a broad range of systems and technologies. Has carried out a wide range of complex ICT assignments spanning different technology platforms, development strategies and techniques in varied sectors. Proven track record in systems requirements analysis; systems design and development; systems architecture specification; network infrastructure planning, implementation and certification; systems reviews; ICT product procurement; systems security and controls review; planning and project management and technical writing. Experienced in ICT service management and delivery and various information systems functions. Excellent technical skills and knowledge, augmented by formal management consulting skills (gained initially while working for international professional management consulting service firm, Deloitte & Touche Management Consultants) and actual line management "industry experience" in both the private and public sectors. He has undertaken numerous assignments for international, regional and national agencies such as the World Bank, UNDP, SAREC/SIDA, EU/ACP and AU. His international and regional exposure extends to Venezuela, Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, Hungary, Kenya, Uganda, UK, Mozambique, German and Zimbabwe. He is currently, as a project consultant for NSSF Kenya, overseeing the implementation of, perhaps, the largest ICT infrastructure in the region. He has in the past three years undertaken similar assignments in Tanzania and Rwanda.
JohnBosco is INNOVEX DIRECTOR in Kigali, Rwanda. He is a Development Economist and population and development specialist. He has a Masters degree in National Development and Project Planning from Bradford University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Population and Development jointly offfored by UNFPA/ISS the Hague and Netherlands Inter-University Demographic Institute NIDI. He has extensive experience over eighteen years in teaching at University. During this time he also conducted numerous researches, professional training and capacity development services, consulting and advisory services to Government institutions, and bilateral organizations, multilateral international development agencies, and public and private sector organization, and published a book on project planning and management.
Victor is Senior Audit Manager at INNOVEX. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), UK. He has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. He is a registered Certified Public Accountant in Public Practice (CPA-PP) with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA). He is also a Registered Public Accountant with the Public Accountants and Auditors Board of Zimbabwe (PAAB). He has a keen interest in external auditing, accounting, financial management, risk management, change management, fraud and forensic accounting and is a leading expert in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), UK Financial Reporting Standards, International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and US GAAP. He has extensive experience in accounting and auditing of Corporate, Government and Donor funded projects during his years at Percos Chartered Accountants (Zimbabwe), African Business Consultants (Zimbabwe) and more recently at Innovex Auditors (Tanzania). He has acquired extensive experience in financial reporting, budgeting, financial management and analysis, thorough knowledge of internal controls and accounting systems. Has strong communications skills and can communicate at various organizational levels. He has gained experience in planning audit engagements, determining the nature, extent and timing of audit procedures. He has been involved in the special audit of liabilities for Tanzania Oxygen Limited (TOL), Millennium Challenge Account-Tanzania, United Nations development group HACT Audit for Tanzania, special audit of the World Bank Water Sector Development Program for Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA), Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC), National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA) and Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and National Social Security Fund of Tanzania (NSSF). He was the Senior Financial Management Consultant involved in carrying out a financial management review of the Zanzibar Aids Control Programme (ZACP) which was part of the Financial Management and Procurement capacity assessment of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Tanzania) contracted by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Inc. USA . After the first assignment, he was selected to be part of a team of consultants in conjunction with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Inc. USA to develop a capacity development plan and its roll it out to address the capacity gaps that were found during the financial management review for the Zanzibar Aids Control Programme (ZACP). He was also involved in performing a financial due diligence exercise for the Snow Crest Hotel in Arusha and a special payroll audit of Tanzanian Universities covering three years with special focus on the Open University of Tanzania and the Institute of Finance Management. His duties involve, overall planning of audit assignments, preparation of management letters for all audit findings, preparing and reviewing financial statements, training and supervision of less experienced team members. He has also worked with numerous funding partners and is comfortable with their compliance requirements among them UNICEF, USAID, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), Terre Des Hommes Germany, Tear Australia, Catholic Relief Services, Tear Netherlands, Oikonomos, MCC, FORBIZ, GTZ Germany. He is a member of the Technical Review Committee of Innovex Auditors.
Christina is an Audit Manager at INNOVEX with over six (6) years’ experience in auditing of Public and Private Sector as well as Donor Funded Projects. He is a registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA).
She has well developed ability to identify appropriate accounting principles in daily business transactions and is competent and experienced in implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as well as adopting to Agreed Upon Procedures that may be designed by Donors in respect to specific audits. She has vast experience in planning audit assignments and designing procedures that are applicable to the nature of the assignments. She has good report writing skills and always comes up with value adding recommendations from identified weaknesses that she will note during the audit.
Christina has gained her experience through leading and managing various assignments including but not limited to; audit of Good Neighbor Tanzania for the year ended 31st December 2017, audit of Femina Hip for the years ended 2015, 2016 and 2017, audit of T-MARC for the year ended 31st December 2015, audit of Jhpiego for the year ended 30 June 2014, audit of Eastern and Southern Africa Anti Money Laundering Group for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016, audit of the National Housing Corporation for the 18 months period ended 31 December 2018, audit of Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Corporation (DAWASCO) for the year ended 30 June 2017, audit of National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) for the year ended 30 June 2012 and 2013, audit of PPF Pension Fund for the 18 months period ended 30 June 2015.
Further, Christina has vast experience in project audit which follow specific agreed upon procedures that are designed by donors. She has led assignments such as the Networking WASH projects for the period 1 May 2013 to 31 August 2016 implemented by SNV, expenditure verification of ACRA projects for the years 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 that are funded by the European Union, audit of CARE Tanzania’s project of Gender Equality Women Empowerment Programme for the period 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2017 and audit of the Tanzania Charcoal Sector Project implemented by TFCG as funded by the Embassy of Switzerland.
Christina is also experienced in specialized assignments such as Receivership, conducting Micro-assessment of UN Agency implementing partners and value for money audits such as review of the Health Basket Fund and Water Sector Development Programme.
In her duties Christina is usually involved in overall planning of audit assignments, preparation of management letters for all audit findings, preparing and reviewing financial statements, training and supervision of less experienced team members. She has also worked with numerous funding partners and is comfortable with their compliance requirements among them European Union, UNICEF, USAID, Swedish International Development Agency, Terre Des Hommes Germany and NORAD.
Bahiya is a Senior Management Consultant at INNOVEX with over 4 years of advisory and audit experience. She holds Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from University of Dar es Salaam. She is a registered Certified Public Accountant – CPA (T). She has extensive experience in financial analysis, Business valuation, feasibility studies, research and management consultancy. In her experience she has worked with Non-Government Organizations, Corporate Institutions, and Developing Partners in both Public and Private Sector in undertaking a number of assignments. Among notable assignment she has executed include but not limited to: Consultancy Services to Disaggregate Administrative Cost at All Levels and Conduct Research to Construct Cost Model: Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) – 2018; Analysis on the effectiveness of the Government’s Policy to Reduce unnecessary expenditures (SIKIKA/GFG) – 2018; Analysis of T-Watoto as a Tool for Programme Monitoring Tool, Client: UNICEF – 2018 where she assisted in data collection and analysis; Study of Interest Payment on Mobile Network Operators’ Accounts (Client: Financial Sector Deepening Trust) - 2017 where she assisted in data collection, data analysis and report preparations; Consultancy Services for Reviewing of Green Leaf Price Cost Sharing Ratio Between Smallholder Farmers and GL Processors, Tea Board of Tanzania – 2017 and Tea Board of Tanzania – Tea Pricing Mechanism – 2017 where she assisted in data collection, data analysis and report preparations as well. She was also part of team that conducted the following assignments; 2017: BellaView Processing Industries – Business Plan; 2017: El Hillal Minerals Limited – Feasibility Study; 2017: Ngome Finance Limited – Business Plan; 2017: Twiga Bancorp Ltd – Operation Assessment under BoT supervision: 2017: Tanzania Investment Bank – Business Valuation; 2016: Abstract Limited – Business Valuation; 2016: K Finance Limited – Due Diligence. Bahiya has also participated in a number of statutory audits during her time of experience as an auditor.