Prof. David Wang’ombe has been the Dean, School of Management and Commerce, Strathmore University for 10 years.
Prof. David Wang’ombe, PhD, MBA, BA, CPA(K) has been the Dean, School of Management and Commerce, Strathmore University for 10 years. He has also been the Managing Director of Strathmore Research and Consultancy Company for 5 years. He has lectured Accounting and Finance courses both at University and tertiary levels for over 20 years. He is a BA (Hons) and MBA graduate of the University of Nairobi, Ph.D. and an Associate Professor of Accounting at Strathmore University. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA (K) and has served as a judge of the Financial Reporting Excellence (FIRE) Award.
Prof. Wang’ombe has been a consultant with several organizations including, Strathmore Business School (SBS), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in Training program ( training healthcare leaders in Africa), Adamsmith International and Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR). As a consultant, he has helped solve managerial issues with several organizations both in public and private sector. He has trained Corporate Financial Oversight to Board of Directors and Senior Managers of many companies in East Africa.
In the society, Prof Wang’ombe has worked with his community to develop the infrastructure of parish and in particular facilitated building of Kigongo Catholic church. He has also chaired the board of Kigongo secondary school (Sponsored by The Catholic Church) and have contributed to its development including donating a classroom. Prof. Wang’ombe is an alumnus of the International Faculty Development Program (IFDP) of IESE Business School. He has been a facilitator and mentor in Leadership Training for Deans and Vice-chancellors under the Leadership Development Program of PASGR. He has been a facilitator and mentor for Faculty Development Program, in case teaching and writing programs under the ministry of industrialization (funded by IFC and guided by the GBSN), Association of African Business Schools, AdamSmith International and Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR).
Prof. Wang’ombe has published several refereed articles and presented academic papers in several research conferences focusing on environmental and sustainability reporting. He has authored several books used in both university and professional accounting studies including “Advanced Accounting, Theory and Practice” and “Fundamentals of Accounting”. He has also written several cases for teaching particularly business executives. Prof. Wang’ombe has been an external examiner with Daystar University, Catholic University of East Africa, and University of Ghana Business School.