Awinja Wameyo  

Director, Portfolio Financial Management, Gavi



Awinja Wameyo is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.  She is a seasoned development finance expert with more than 30 years’ experience, whose focus has been on the transformation of functions and integrating governance & risk management into development solutions.  She has worked at Senior Positions at The African Development Bank – Africa’s premier Multilateral Development Bank (based in Tunisia & Cote D’Ivoire) and currently at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (in Switzerland). In her substantive roles and as a member of various committees, her roles have transcended influencing policy, leading change initiatives and process improvement.  Throughout her career, she has led different initiatives to reform and influence service delivery for the benefit of served member states.  

Prior to joining the bank Tim carried out advisory work and applied research into public finance, service delivery and aid effectiveness, predominantly in East Africa and South Asia.  Tim had a long relationship with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) working as a Research Associate and started his career in 1998 working at the Ugandan Ministry of Finance.