Esther Njenga

Acting Manager Corporate Strategy & Performance

MBA, MSc (HRM) B.Ed (Arts), IHRM(M&P) MKIM


Esther Njengah is the Acting Manager for Corporate Strategy & Performance. She has over 10 years of management experience in monitoring and evaluation, performance contracting, project management and risk management.

She joined ERC in 2007 and has served in a number of roles. At her current position, Esther provides leadership in strategic planning and policy development, which are critical in resource planning and mobilization to advance ERC’s mandate and strategic objectives.

She is also responsible for supporting Directorates/Departments in maintaining effective partnerships, coordinating research and knowledge management, business development, processes re-engineering, resource mobilization and performance monitoring and evaluation.

Prior to joining ERC, she worked at the Kenya Wildlife Service where she held various roles spanning risks and change management and introducing innovative approaches to human resources management.

Esther holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi and Master of Science in Human Resources Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She also holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Technical University of Kenya.