Partner - IDAS Africa
KPMG in Kenya
Smita is a Partner in IDAS Africa in charge of our client service pillars and business support services. She has over 20 years’ international development experience, primarily in East Africa. Over the last two years, Smita has spearheaded performance improvement of our grant and fund management in terms of service delivery, people, processes and structure
She is responsible for quality assurance of the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (“Sida”).
She designed the Civil Society Urban Development Programme with SIDA support, provided institutional strengthening services to improve accountability and efficiency of government agencies in Guyana, was a management consultant in Population Council’s evaluation project of a reproductive health voucher programme, and successfully provided capacity-building services to Global Fund civil society principle recipients in Ethiopia.
She also led the financial management team of the National Civic Education Programme (now Uraia) in Kenya.