Ronald OsumbaRonald Osumba



Occupational Information

Occupation: Businessman/Politician

Occupational Position: Managing Partner Emerald Africa Consulting, a public policy firm.


Ronald founded Onward Kenya, a Social Action platform rallying the Youth to organize for social Change. He chairs the Board of Youth Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (YES) Kenya and serves on Managing Committee Starehe Boys’ Centre where he also chaired the Alumni association. Here he leads a host of industry captains, senior government officials and community leaders. A key player in the public service, he recently in Kenya’s General Elections 2013 vied for the office of Deputy President substantially re-engineering political campaigning in Kenya. He is a strong advocate of efficient and accountable leadership rooted in social empathy.

Professional History

Ronald has experience spanning over 10 years in the private sector working with various Blue Chip Companies. He has led highly successful teams in the areas of business development, thought-leadership, brand, relationship and financial management. Ronald has had an exemplary career as Senior Manager for Government Relations at Safaricom Limited, a job that allowed him to shape policy decisions both at the national and county government levels.


Moi University - Bachelor in Business Management - Marketing Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; Part 1 & 2


2015 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow