Management

Preston Mendenhall

Country Head

Preston has more than 20 years' experience in emerging markets. As Kenya Country Head, he is responsible for Tatu City and other Rendeavour land developments in the country. He also leads sales, marketing and business development across Rendeavour's new city developments in Nigeria, Ghana and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Previously, Preston was Head of Marketing & Public Affairs for Renaissance Group, the Moscow-based emerging markets investment firm. Prior to Renaissance, Preston was Vice President for Strategy of Russian Standard, Russia’s leading global consumer brand with interests in financial services and alcohol beverage production and distribution.

From 1993-2006, Preston was a producer and correspondent for NBC News, covering global events in the Soviet successor states, Europe, Central and South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Preston is a graduate of Cornell University and Phillips Exeter Academy.

Alex Kahu

Deputy Country Head, Head of Utilities

"Tatu is envisioned to be a smart sustainable city with modern infrastructure"

Tatu Connect is the game-changer in providing world-class utilities

A veteran of Tatu City, Alex started his career with the company as an ICT engineer and rose to the Head of Utilities. Today, he is responsible for the management of power, water, waste and ICT infrastructure, leading a vibrant and dedicated team of water, electrical, and telecom engineers.

In addition to his role at Tatu City, Alex serves as Head of ICT for Rendeavour, the owner and developer of Tatu City and six other new city developments in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Alex holds a Bachelor of IT from Strathmore University and an MBA from Kenyatta University.

David Wachira Karimi

Deputy Country Head, Head of Sales

"We are here because of you. Be part of a well-planned city in a secure, tranquil and serene environment."

David has over six years' experience in the real estate industry. He has previously worked as a real estate advisor with other leading real estate companies and as a financial advisor in Old Mutual.

David has a bachelors degree in Marketing and Business Administration from Daystar University.

Solomon Mahinda

Executive Vice President

A seasoned public affairs, stakeholder management, communications and marketing expert with over 17 years experience developing and executing extensive multi-market internal and external relations projects including cultural transformations and stakeholder relations.

Previously, Solomon was Managing Director of H+K East Africa (part of WPP Scangroup) responsible for the Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania operations. Prior to H+K, Solomon was Vice President for Marketing and Communications for Renaissance Group’s Africa operations. Renaissance is the Moscow-based emerging markets investment firm.

With vast experience in organising and managing complex stakeholder engagement initiatives, Solomon has been at the core of creating global award-winning communications campaigns across various markets.

Angela Muthoga

Events & Sustainability Manager

Melody Hao

China Business Manager

Muki Yeung

Head of Coffee

Sales & Marketing

Samuel Njoroge

Deputy Head of Sales

"Quality of a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the customer gets out of it"

Samuel has over 7 years’ experience in Business Development, Leads generation and relationship management and has previously worked at Barclays Bank of Kenya, Bank of Africa (K) and DIB Bank.

Samuel holds a certificate and Associate of Kenya institute of Bankers degree from Kenya School of Monetary studies and currently undertaking a Bachelors of Commerce (Finance) degree at Egerton University.

Christine Mwongera

Deputy Head of Sales

“Tatu City is THE place to be!”

A sales unit manager, Christine brings a wealth of knowledge in property sales and management. She is passionate about sales and providing first class customer service.

Christine previously worked at Kenya Power Pension Fund, Catapult Brand Consulting and Lloyd Masika.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Janerose Ntwiga

Deputy Head of Sales

Janerose is an experienced residential real estate advisor.

Prior to Tatu City, Janerose worked in several real estate companies, focusing on golf estates and holiday home investments.

Janerose holds a Higher Diploma in Communications and Public Relations.

Sharon Chesang

Project Manager

Marvin Elly Otieno

Project Coordinator

Benard Ndichu

Real Estate Advisor - Commercial

Lucy Halili Kibui

Real Estate Advisor - Commercial

Irene Njagi

Partner, Tatu Access

Hannah Kihara

Partner, Tatu Access

Hannah has over seven years’ experience in Business Development and Relationship Management. She has previously worked at Bank of Africa (K) Africa, ABC Bank Kenya and DIB Bank. Hannah holds a Diploma in Business Management.

Catherine Munyoki

Partner, Tatu Access

Lilian Ngenia

Partner, Tatu Access

Peter Otuabe

Partner, Tatu Access

Michael Muiruri

Senior Marketing & Communications Associate

Prudence Karimi

Senior Marketing & Communications Associate

Mark Simila

Design Associate

Rodgers Tumo

Digital Marketing Associate

Brian Ontumbi

Business Enterprise Manager

“Tatu City is Africa’s game-changing real estate development!”

Brian’s experience in Tatu City encompasses CRM (Salesforce) administration, website maintenance and administration, marketing, event coordination and digital marketing, CSR and technological development at Tatu City.

Prior to Tatu City, Brian worked for Blue Consulting, a Salesforce partner in Kenya, as a Salesforce Consultant for three years.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Dedan Kimathi University of Science and Technology.

Dickson Andati

Business Operations Specialist

Kelvin Mwenda Kaburu

Technologist

Catherine Muriuki

Telesales Residential Associate

Elizabeth Nyongesa

Telesales Residential Associate

Winnie Beverly

Telesales Commercial Associate

Priscillar Njeri

Telesales Commercial Associate

Construction & Development

Yousef Samara

Senior Project Manager

Yousef has more than two decades of experience across all areas of development and construction of large-scale and complex urban and infrastructure projects in Africa and the Middle East. At Dubai Properties and North 25 in the United Arab Emirates and WSP in Saudi Arabia, Yousef managed projects from the planning phase through final implementation, providing overall leadership and direction, cost monitoring, and schedules. Yousef holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Birzeit University in Ramallah, Palestine.

Amit Joshi

Senior Project Manager

Alexander Rezvyy

Senior Project Manager

Wamagata Nduru

Urban Planning and Design Manager

Wamagata manages urban planning and design for Tatu City. Previously, he worked with Centre for Urban and Regional Planning (CURP) and Planning Systems Services on several public and private projects including Urban Development Plans in Eldoret, Lamu, Kisumu and Nairobi.

Wamagata holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Landscape Architecture from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), a Master of Arts Degree in Urban Planning from University of Nairobi, and a Master of Science in City Design and Social Science from The London School of Economics and Political Science.

David Muchiri

Quantity Survey Manager

Parmeet Sehmi

Construction Manager

Jeremiah Kiragu

Resident Engineer

Zachariah Chiira

Project Manager

James Ouko

Assistant Resident Engineer

Mohamed Komora

Quantity Surveyor

Omar Abdillah

Design Engineer

Judith Mali

Design Engineer

Ronald Okelloh

Site Design Engineer

Makrem Ben Khemis

Architect

Cornelius Wambua

CAD Technician

Mercy Karanja

Document Controller

Augustine Njau

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Peter Omondi

Urban Designer

Martin Ndung’u

Inspector of Works - WATSAN

Paul Ngolo

Lab Technician - Material Testing

James Maragia

Lab Technician - Material Testing

Lydiah Kangethe

Construction Administrator - TCC

Bonface Maingi

Land Surveyor - TCC

Alfred Omolo

Inspector of Works - Roads

Lawrence Muchiri

Clerk of Works

City Management

Linda Sarah Nyaseda

Head of City Management and DCC

Dickson Githongo

City Services Coordinator

Yolande Langat

City Services Coordinator

Eric Atego

Maintenance Manager

Maryann Kanyingi

City Management and DCC Credit Controller

Martin Kiarie

Road Safety Manager

Martin leads Tatu City’s interaction with communities around the project.

As Community Liaison Officer, he oversees the training of local youth in construction skills, the city’s labour desk and the matching of local community members with jobs at Tatu City.

Before joining Tatu City, Martin worked at the Kiambu County Assembly as a ward manager.

Shelmith Wachira

Community Liaison Associate

Catherine Wambui Kibathi

Airfield Supervisor

Patrick Katana

Reforestation Officer

Maureen Koech

Control Room Operator

Roslida Ogutu

Labour Desk Administrator

Joy Jepngetich Kibet

Landscaping Supervisor

Cyrus Kimani Kamau

Landscaping Supervisor

SEZ One Stop Shop

Thomas Mwaengo

SEZ Operations Manager

As the SEZ Operations Manager, Thomas provides technical support to investors and stakeholders of Tatu City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on matters related to SEZ operations, tax, customs and other statutory regulations. Thomas leads the Tatu City One-Stop Shop and serves as liaison between Tatu City SEZ clients and the government agencies.

Before joining Tatu City, Thomas worked as Project Manager and Customs Officer at diverse technical and managerial levels at the Kenya Revenue Authority for 15 years.

Thomas is a Certified Prince2 (Practitioner) Project Manager and holds MBA (Operations Management), Bachelor of Computer Science and Advanced Diploma in Project Management.

Emmah Mwangi

One Stop-Shop Clerk

Legal & Transactions

James Marumi

Head of Legal

Sharon Manoah

Lead Counsel

‘‘Tatu City. Welcome Home!’’

Sharon has experience in commercial, company secretarial, regulatory compliance and real estate law.

Prior to joining Tatu City, Sharon worked with Capital Land Property Asset Management (ZA), G&A Advocates LLP, Sichangi Partners LLP and Bowmans (Coulson Harney LLP).

Sharon holds a Master of Laws Degree (Commercial Law) from the University of Cape Town and is a recipient of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship.

Angela Mbuthia

Chief of Staff

Gidion Bushuru

Legal Counsel

Maryanne Achieng Ochieng

Legal Assistant

Richard Were

Transactions Manager

Zainab Salaa

Assistant

"Tatu City is the place to be"

Prior Tatu City, Zainab worked at Yolanda Tavares Public Relations Ltd as Account Executive, gaining experience in PR, marketing, media relations, sponsorship and event management.

Zainab holds an MBA from the United States International University of Africa and a bachelors degree in Communication & Journalism from Kenya Methodist University.

Meshack Mutinda Kakuli

Legal Assistant

Finance

Jackline Muturi

Financial Operations Manager

“Tatu City is indeed where your dreams come home.”

Jackline is a financial and payroll real estate accountant. With both accounting and auditing experience, she is well versed in financial planning and budgeting, internal controls, risk assessment, preparation of financial statements and financial reporting.

Jackline holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance Major) with ACCA certification.

George Waweru

Finance Manager

"We enhance and foster economic growth through urbanisation.”

George focuses on the financial aspects of building Tatu City’s utilities business. He also supports the financial accounts of Kofinaf, a company affiliated with Tatu City.

Prior to joining Kofinaf in 2015, George worked in the banking sector for 10 years, where he gained financial reporting experience.

George holds an MBA from St. Paul’s University and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Egerton University. George is a Certified Public Accountant and a member Institute of Certified Secretaries.

Virginia Njogu

Financial Analyst

“Tatu City is building Africa’s future”

Virginia is responsible for financial and commercial analysis of land transactions, development projects and other business opportunities. Utilising her expertise in finance and business analysis, she ensures that all business plans and financial models are created and maintained for the real estate developments and the power, water and telecom businesses.

Virginia spent the majority of her early career in the energy and telecommunications industries.

Fredrick Murimi

Financial Accountant

Fredrick manages accounting processes such as reporting, tax, audit, accounts receivable, accounts payable and internal systems analysis.

Before joining Tatu City, Fredrick worked for Solvochem East Africa Ltd, an international logistics company.

Maria Kibugi

Accountant

"At Tatu City, we live, work and play!”

Maria has more than a decade of experience in finance.

She is a Certified Public Accountant in Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi.

Fredrick Njoroge Gachui

Financial Accountant

Daniel Ekirapa

Associate Financial Analyst

Andrew Ireri

Associate Financial Analyst

Esther Muthoni

Finance Assistant

Mercy Chirchir

Inventory Clerk

Tatu Connect

Moses Ng’ang’a

Customer Service Manager

"Without utilities, life would be impossible.”

Responsible for customer care across the utility business for Tatu City, Moses has experience in customer and stakeholder management, service operations, smart metering, automated billing, quality control and assurance, water and water sewerage treatment processes.

Prior to Tatu City, Moses worked for Ruiru Juja Water and Sewerage Company in the quality department and Transform Nations, an NGO, as an assistant program coordinator.

Moses holds a Bachelor of Chemistry from the University of Nairobi, a Water Safety Plan certificate from the University of North Carolina and EIA/EA certification from Kenya Institute of Management.

Caroline Cheptoo

Water Infrastructure Manager

Wycliffe Were

Power Systems Manager

Jedidah Mwangi

Senior Power Engineer

Claris Kinya

Power Engineer

Claris helps clients in Tatu City with utility connections, billing and incident management. Claris has also worked as Field Service Engineer at Tatu City on the preliminary design for Tatu Industrial Park’s 11kV power reticulation.

Prior to Tatu City, Claris worked at M-Kopa Solar as an Embedded Test Engineer and in the development team for the Solar Fridge.

Claris received her Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi.

Elijah Kamau

Water Design Engineer

Dominic Too

Field Service Engineer, Electricity

“Tatu City has the greatest growling engine of change - smart technology."

Dominic has experience in design, construction, operation and maintenance of electrical infrastructure. He started out as an intern at Tatu City.

Dominic is a registered graduate engineer and a certified electrician.

Anthony Gacheru

Senior IP Network Engineer

Alfayo Kiprop

Field Engineer, Tatu Telecom

Peter Ndegwa Karanja

Telecom Infrastructure Engineer

Cecil Namwiro

ICT Support Engineer

Dennis Mutugi

Field Technician Telecoms

Victor Kimale

Team Lead, Field Electrical

Victor is experienced in overhead construction and maintenance of high, medium and low voltage lines and underground power, transformers, energy storage, installation, repair and maintenance. He has also completed multiple last mile projects and street lighting installations.

Victor joined Tatu City from the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC), where he worked in operations and maintenance and new connections across Kenya for 13 years.

Victor trained at the Institute of Energy Studies and Research (KPLC training school).

Bernard Osoro

Field Service Engineer, Water

Bernard specialises in pumps, generators, water treatment, plumbing and preventative and corrective maintenance of specialised equipment.

Prior to Tatu City, Bernard worked for Stecol Corporation for four years and Vision Point Sacco Limited for two years.

Austine Gambo

Substation Control Technician

Andrew Ombagi

Substation Control Technician

Fredrick Ouma

Power Technician

Dennis Kimani

Water Infrastructure Operator

Bernard Mbogo

Water Infrastructure Operator

Theresia Mwende

Water Infrastructure Operator

Milka Wandaka

Credit Controller

Henry Murigi

Account Executive - Utilities

Halima Nasula Merenga

Telecom Account Executive

Jepchirchir Cheruiyot

Laboratory Analyst

Jane Karanja

Laboratory Analyst

Oscar Khagabo

Power Technician

Kelvin Owino

Water Infrastructure Operator

DCC

Ambrose Waita

DCC Engineer

Pauline Wainaina

Civil & Structural Engineer

Onesmus Kinyua

Lead Clerk of Works

Robert Idenya

Clerk of Works

Toti Machera

Clerk of Works

Teresiah Njeri

Clerk of Works

Augustine Olick

Geotechnical Engineer

Lucy Njogu

Project Coordinator

Erick Mithamo

Surveyor

Enid Chepkoech

DCC Administrator & Customer Service Associate

Environment, Health and Safety

Martin Okello

Head of Environment, Health and Safety

Vincent Nyangaresi

Health Safety & Environment Officer

Brenda Michieka

EHS Advisor

Hesbon Auma

EHS Advisor

Patrick Otieno Moro

EHS Advisor

Penina Leilla Nabwire

EHS Trainer

Administration

Anne Njoki Kimani

Talent Coordinator

Mary Mwaura

Office Manager

"Tatu City - The place to live, work and play"

Mary’s experience in the real estate sector encompasses office management, budget and expenditures.

Mary holds a diploma in Secretarial Management from Reeswood Secretarial College.


Lorraine John Natasha

Executive Assistant

Victoria Kihara

Executive Assistant

Fridah Magiri

Office Assistant

Robert Maina

Steward

Contact Us

Please contact us by phone or email.

+254 20 513 1000
+254 708 555 555

Tatu House, Off Ruiru Kiambu Road,

P.O. Box 2739-00621, Nairobi.