Trustee from Kenya
Winnie Ouko is Chair of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee of the WWF International Board and was previously a member of the WWF-Kenya Board.
is a co-founder and CEO of Lattice Consulting, a boutique advisory and investment firm
. Over the last 13 years, Lattice has served a prestigious list of clients, ranging from large and medium local corporates, international companies, investment firms and financial institutions, who rely on Lattice for strategy and transaction advisory services, and leadership support. Lattice is also the East African representative of Larive International (based in the Netherlands), advising European and Asian companies seeking to enter East Africa.
Winnie has experience in capital markets, drawing from her days as an Associate Director at Standard & Poor’s in NY, where she was in charge of managing the ratings of a portfolio of insurance companies in North America. Her portfolio included companies like AIG, Fairfax Financial, and Royal Insurance Group.
Winnie’s career started as an auditor Price Waterhouse in Nairobi, Kenya. She left as an audit senior, having worked on audits for a wide range of clients across Kenya.
Winnie serves on the boards of a number of companies, including Barclays Bank of Kenya, Kzanaka Limited and World Wide Fund Kenya. She is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network by virtue of her fellowship of the African Leadership Initiative, and is an advocate of the Adaptive Leadership Framework for navigating the complex leadership challenges facing business and communities around the world.
She holds a BComm from Nairobi University, an MBA in Strategy and Finance from Cornell University, and is a CPA (K). She has taught at the Strathmore Business School’s executive education program in Kenya, and was a trainer with the #1 ranked Duke Corporate Education team for Africa.
She is an avid reader, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Winnie Oku's first term of office expires in December 2020