Terry Ramadhani Kiunge

Kenyan businesswoman and corporate executive

Terry Ramadhani Kiunge
Bornc. 1979 (age 42–43)
EducationLoretto High School
Kenyatta University
University of Liverpool
OccupationBusinesswoman, Human Resource Professional & Corporate Executive
Years active2003 — present
TitleChief Executive Officer at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority

Terry Ramadhani Kiunge, commonly referred to as Terry Kiunge, is a Kenyan businesswoman, human resource professional and corporate executive who was, in May 2022, appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO), at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA). Before her current position, she worked as the director of human resources at Aga Khan University, based in Nairobi, Kenya. She also previously served as a board member on the KEMSA board of directors.[1][2][3]

Background and education

She was born in Kenya c. 1979. She attended high school at Loretto High School, in Sacramento California, United States. She holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Kenyatta University, in Kahawa, Nairobi, Kenya. Her Master of Business Administration degree was awarded by the University of Liverpool, in the United Kingdom. She graduated with a Certificate in Adaptive Leadership, from the Harvard Kennedy School. In addition, she is a certified project management professional and a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).[1][2][3]


Her business experience goes back almost 20 years, as of 2022. She also worked for a period of time in the Executive Office of the President of Kenya, in the President's Delivery Unit. While there, she monitored and oversaw the "implementation of the national government's Health projects".[1][2][3]

One her assignments at the medical supplies agency is to oversee the streamlining, rationalization and downsizing of the staff numbers at the authority. She is the first substantive CEO at KEMSA, since Jonah Manjari was suspended in 2021, following procurement and other financial scandals at the agency during and following the COVID-19 pandemic.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Eunniah Mbabazi (21 May 2022). "KEMSA Appoints Terry Ramadhani Kiunge as New CEO". The Kenyan Wall Street. Nairobi, Kenya. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  2. ^ a b c Steve Mbego (20 May 2022). "KEMSA Names Terry Kiunge As New CEO". CIOAfrica.co. Nairobi, Kenya. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d Brian Ngugi (20 May 2022). "Kemsa names former board member as CEO". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi, Kenya. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  4. ^ Bonface Otieno (19 August 2022). "Terry Ramadhani on tough reforms at scandal-hit Kemsa". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi, Kenya. Retrieved 19 August 2022.

External links

  • KEMSA Official Webpage