Gerald Kasimu | KPMG | KE

Gerald Kasimu

Head of Advisory

KPMG in Kenya

Gerald has 18 years’ experience in KPMG and was appointed partner in 2005. He has served as partner in KPMG in South Africa for 11 years before transferring to Kenya in 2016. He is head of IT Advisory services in East Africa region; and leads the Public Sector practice in KPMG East Africa

Gerald has been actively involved in providing advisory solutions to a wide section of clients, including advising on major strategic business led and technology enabled transformation programmes, business process and operations improvement, financial accounting processes and business systems. These include specialist work in business applications such as Tier 1 and 2 ERP solutions (e.g. SAP, Oracle, Microsoft) and various specialist business applications in financial services sector. He has advised clients on data centre operations, various operating systems, wide and local area networks, information security and key operational risks, compliance and performance solutions across various technology platforms.

Gerald plays a lead role in client service delivery on major accounts within the firm. He has been lead partner on a portfolio of national and multi-national clients. He has extensive working experience and has served clients in Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, and United Kingdom.
 

Sector Experience

Gerald has extensive work experience in the following industry sectors.

  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Government
  • State owned entities
  • Aviation
  • Oil and Gas

Key areas of experience and expertise include:

  • Business Led Technology Enabled Transformation
  • Programme / Project Management and assurance
  • Business and Financial Systems Integration and ERP Advisory
  • System development lifecycle services
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Solutions
  • IT Strategy, IT Sourcing and Shared Services, including facilitating large deals and contracts on behalf of clients
  • Cyber Security and Business Resilience Services
  • Data and Analytics
  • Audit (IT in External and Internal Audit)

Education and qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

  • BSc. (Honors) in Computer Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Accreditation

  • Partner Development Programme (Gordon Institute of Business Science), South Africa

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, USA

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