Team

Omondi Otieno

Position: Managing Director
Email: omondi@chasp.co.ke

Omondi Otieno is responsible for leading CHASP’s global strategy. He dedicates his time to industry innovation and establishing new business lines under the CHASP Advisory group.

He is a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist with over 15 years’ experience in managing diverse Public Health, Social Protection and Livelihood Programs in Rural and Humanitarian environments of the Horn of Africa. He has a deep practical understanding of the policy space in the sectors of health and social policy within most countries in Sub-saharan Africa and is known to be a thought leader on Social Protection, and on Healthcare Systems – areas in which he has extensively published reviewed articles, research papers, and implementation guidelines and tools. He continues to actively engage in generating knowledge that shapes development discourse in the region.

 

Prior to founding CHASP, Omondi worked for various non-profits in the Horn of Africa region, and independently consulted for various organizations including, Unicef, WFP, Oxfam, Save the Children, Action Against Hunger, Hivos, International Rescue Committee, Glaxosmithkline, Medecins du Monde, Cardno East Africa, and the Danish Refugee Council, amongst many others.  He also worked as an Adjunct Faculty at the College of Liberal Arts of De La Salle University (Phillipines).

He holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies (Public Health) from Makerere University -Uganda, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Organizational Development from Henrich Heine University – Germany, and a Master of Public Health (Health Systems and Informatics) from the University of Western Cape – South Africa. He is in the process of finalizing a PhD in Development Economics from Makerere University – Uganda.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

– Monitoring, Evaluation and Results Based Management

-Development and Humanitarian programming, design, implementation and review

-Strategic Planning, and Organizational Learning

-Social Protection Systems and Cash programming

-Healthcare Systems Diagnosis and Strengthening

-Development and Humanitarian Research

-Coalition building, advocacy, networking and sector Learning

Omondi Otieno is responsible for leading CHASP’s global strategy. He...

Omondi Otieno

Managing Director

Omole Opinya

Position: Practice Manager
Phone: +254 722 989 142
Email: paul@chasp.co.ke

Omole Opinya is a Human Rights and Governance Specialist. Paul has engaged with diverse communities and institutions for over 20 years facilitating various programs aimed at advancing human rights and Governance systems. Paul has critical hands-on skills in Development Programming, Monitoring and Evaluation systems, and Institutional Strengthening. Omole holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Science) from Kenyatta University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Political Science.

Omole Opinya is a Human Rights and Governance Specialist. Paul...

Omole Opinya

Practice Manager

Lucas Chacha

Position: Head of Practice
Email: chacha@chasp.co.ke

Lucas is a seasoned Programmes Manager and an accomplished value chains expert with over 30 years of progressive experience in the management of diverse projects and regional programmes. He has led diverse teams in the development and supervision of programmes in Coffee value chains in the region, Overseeing complex and multicounty programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Somalia and Ethiopia.
His footprint strides strategic engagements in Government, Private sector and the Non Profit sector.

Lucas started his career at The Lake Basin Development Authority as a rice specialist and later worked for the Private Sector where he was area Leaf Manager at British American Tobacco. He later moved to ActionAid where He held various positions including Regional and Policy Manager for western Kenya. He was Markets Advisor and Head of ASALs at Oxfam and served as Programmes Manager at Hivos East Africa.

Lucas has led diverse teams and overseen the successful execution of a number of social protection consultancy assignments in the region, including Unicef funded The Nutrition Improvements through Cash and health education, (NICHE), and the STRIDE project that targets Children with Disability in Mombasa County.
He has also undertaken the NORAD II and Unpaid Care work baselines for Oxfam, The EU Funded Support to Resilience for sustainable livelihoods through NRT, and the ongoing John Hopkins University study on Uptake of COVID 19 Vaccines in Kenya

Lucas holds an Undergraduate Degree in Agricultural Education and Extension from Egerton University and a Master’s degree in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi.

 

Lucas is a seasoned Programmes Manager and an accomplished value...

Lucas Chacha

Head of Practice

Joram Oruko

Position: Practice Associate
Email: oruko@chasp.co.ke

Joram Oruko is currently a Practice Associate at CHASP based in Nairobi, Kenya. Since joining, he has been responsible for working arm in arm with the County Registration Coordinators to execute and achieve clearly set out beneficiaries registration goals and objectives.
He also has a background in Real Estate and Property Management and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in the same. He has since developed a profound interest in the workings of humanitarian policies championing sustainable social and economic development.

Joram Oruko is currently a Practice Associate at CHASP based...

Joram Oruko

Practice Associate

Ian Gichuhi

Position: IT Support
Phone: 0733892025
Email: ian@chasp.co.ke

I provide technical support and ensure the smooth running of systems. This includes:

Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks.
Responding in a timely manner to service issues and requests
Providing technical support across the company (this may be in person, team viewer, or over the phone)
Setting up accounts for new users
Repairing and replacing equipment as necessary
Testing new technology
Possibly training junior staff
Setting up accounts for new users
Repairing and replacing equipment as necessary
Testing new technology
Installing and configuring computer hardware, software systems.

and solving technical issues as they arise.

I provide technical support and ensure the smooth running of...

Ian Gichuhi

IT Support

Derick Otieno

Position: Senior Practice Associate
Email: derick@chasp.co.ke

Derick is an economist with experience in the design, management, and implementation of social protection programmes within humanitarian environments. He is well versed in policy formulation, research, monitoring and evaluation, disability programming, and implementation of other livelihood programmes undertaken within fragile environments. Derick is generally responsible for supporting various programmes undertaken by the organization in the spheres of social protection, disability, health, research, monitoring and evaluation, and livelihoods within the region. He is passionate about humanitarian development and the Sustainable Development Goals and has been involved with various organizations that champion the SDG agenda like AIESEC and ICY Africa while pursuing this. 

Before joining CHASP Advisory, He had worked with Africa 118 and Sony Sugar Company. 

He holds a Bachelor’s  Degree in Economics from Maasai Mara University.

Derick is an economist with experience in the design, management,...

Derick Otieno

Senior Practice Associate

Collins Bulinda

Position: Practice Manager
Email: bulinda@chasp.co.ke

Bulinda is a Value Chains Specialist with 7 years of experience leading Value Chains, Livelihood and Social Protection Programs in rural and humanitarian settings across the country and internationally. At CHASP, Bulinda is deeply involved in social policy processes and continuously generates knowledge that actively informs regional development policy debates. He is well versed in policy formulation and implementation of cross-cutting social protection issues with a keen interest in promoting the participation and inclusion of vulnerable persons in mainstream development processes, especially early intervention, education, and employment. Bulinda audits and train on accessibility and social protection mainstreaming. In addition, he strives for an increased understanding of policy provisions and resource allocations to development programmes targeting vulnerable persons in the community.
He works for CHASP Advisory as a Practice Manager. He has worked for other organizations and projects, providing technical support in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluations, and humanitarian programming. Specifically, Bulinda has worked on projects for ICIPE, GROOTS Kenya, AfriDev Consulting, 3R-Netherlands’s project, ILRI, and Policy and Market Options.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management from Egerton University. He is undertaking his MSc degree in Agribusiness Management at The Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM) at Egerton University (Kenya).

Bulinda is a Value Chains Specialist with 7 years of...

Collins Bulinda

Practice Manager