Maryanne Karanja

HOD Supply Chain Management, Chairperson, CIPS Kenya Branch – The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

Maryanne Karanja is a business leader with over 20 years' track record in Supply Chain and Business strategy development and execution support across Africa. Working at group level and in central roles in multinational companies, Maryanne has honed the necessary skills in Strategy Development, Team Leadership, embedding Change, Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Financial Management. She has also worked with cross functional-multi cultural teams and in matrix organisational structures and developed appreciation of management of multidisciplinary and diverse teams.

Maryanne is a B. Com (Finance & Banking major), holds an MBA (Henley, UK), is a Fellow of CIPS (UK) with an Accountancy qualification, CPA (K).

She is a member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya (IOD) and the Women on Boards Network (WOBN) .

Maryanne is an active member of the Kenya Institute of Supply Management (KISM) and the global Procurement professional body, CIPS – UK, where she serves on the Membership Committee, a subcommittee of the Global Board of Trustees.