Consultancy Experience



Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert.

Eliud Owalo is a well-known, vastly-experienced and respected Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert who is currently practicing as the Managing Consultant of Eliud & Associates (E&A) Management Consultants, an International Management Consultancy and Training firm. He holds a BA Degree in Economics and Business Studies from Kenyatta University, an MBA Degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Nairobi and is currently a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Candidate in Strategic Management at the University of Nairobi.

Eliud is a Fellow of the Institute of Human Resource Management (FIHRM) with a current/valid Practicing Certificate to the same effect; Member of the Professional Trainers’ Association of Kenya (PTAK);and a Former Director/Council Member of the Kenya School of Government (KSG).

Eliud has 21 years’ experience as an Economist, Management Consultant and Strategy Expert with Core-Competency in Macro and Micro-Economics; Strategic Planning; Business Planning; Organizational Re-structuring; Job Evaluation and Pay Structure Architecture; Performance Management; Management of Strategic Change; Training Needs Assessment (T.N.A.);Organizational Design/Development; Executive Search, Selection and Placement (Recruitment);Human Resource Audit; Market Research/Surveys; and Feasibility Studies.

Eliud has been the Lead Consultant in major consultancy assignments in both the Public and Private Sectors; amongst which include the following consultancy assignments:

1.1  Design Of Strategic Plans;

  • In the area of Strategic Planning Eliud has in the recent past Designed/Reviewed over 50 Strategic Plans(Including either Mid-Term or End-Term Evaluation/Review of the preceding Strategic Plans) and aligned them to the Constitution of Kenya 2010;Kenya Vision 2030 and its Medium-Term Plans, and most recently to the United Nation(UN)’s Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs);the AU’s Agenda 2064;EAC Vision 2050; and the National Government’s Big Four(4) Development Agenda; and other relevant Policy Documents at Sectoral;National;Regional;Continental;and Global levels plus in some cases subsequent development of corresponding Business Plans which are aligned to the respective Strategic Plans.


  • These include Design of Strategic Plans for the Lake Region Economic Bloc(LREB);Narok Kajiado Economic Bloc(NAKAEB);the Commission on Administrative Justice(CAJ)-Office of the Ombudsman; Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS);Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd; Kenya National Highways Authority(Twice); Kenya School of Government; Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology(JOOUST);Youth Enterprise Development Fund Board; Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency(RVWWDA);Office of the Governor, Turkana County; Water Services Providers Association(WASPA); Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forestry; Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs; Ministry of Lands; Ministry of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security; Ministry of Labour(Twice); Ministry of Cooperative Development and Marketing; Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture; Kenya Ports Authority; Kenya Airports Authority; Kenya Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd.(KETRACO);Kenya Trade Network Agency(KENTRADE);Competition Authority of Kenya (LREB); Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.(Thrice); Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd.; N.S.S.F. Pension Scheme; Tourism Fund Staff Pension Scheme; Horticultural Crops Development Authority (HCDA);Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS); National Council for Law Reporting (NCLR); Kenya Shippers Council (KSC);Africa Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI); Karachuonyo Constituency; Rongo Constituency; Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority; Chai Sacco;Water Services Regulatory Board; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board;Thika Water and Sewerage Co. Ltd; Kisumu Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd; Nyeri Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd.; Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Ltd.; Mikutra Water and Sanitation Company Ltd. and Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority (T.A.R.D.A.).

0.2. Balanced Scorecard Performance Management;

  • BSC and Performance management consultancy for Kenya Revenue Authority, Agricultural Development Corporation, Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya Commercial Bank, Consolidated Bank of Kenya, CFC Group, Safaricom Ltd; Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd, British American (BRITAK), and Kenya Aerotech Ltd, Micro-Enterprise Support Programme Trust (MESPT), Tegemeo Institute (Egerton University), National Hospital Insurance Fund (NSSF), Kenya Sugar Research Foundation(K.E.S.R.E.F.), amongst others.

0.3. Job Evaluation, Workload Analysis And Work Re-Design;

  • Job Evaluation, workload analysis and work-redesign for Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA);Constituencies Development Fund Board (CDF Board);Kenya Sugar
  • Research Foundation(K.E.S.R.E.F.);Kenya Forestry Research Institute(K.E.F.R.I.);Micro and Small Enterprises (MESPT),Africa Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute(AFRALTI);and Egerton University’s Tegemeo Institute.

0.4. Organizational Design And Development;

  • Organizational Design/Development of Organization Structures for Kenya Vision 2030 delivery Secretariat (VDS); Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (K.E.S.R.E.F.), Nzoia Water Services Co. Ltd, Amatsi Water Services Co. Ltd.; as well as review of Organization Structures for all the Organizations we have undertaken Strategic Planning assignments for as enumerated here below with a view to coming up with Organization Structures that can facilitate successful implementation of the Strategic Plans.

0.5. Recruitment, Selection and Placement:

  • Recruitment, Selection and Placement for: Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.H.I.F.); Sonarwa Insurance Company-Kigali-Rwanda; Kenya Bankers Association; Kenya Sugar Research Foundation(K.E.S.R.E.F.); Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (K.A.R.I.); K.U.S.C.O.; Agricultural Finance Corporation (A.F.C.); Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd.(KPC); National Oil Corporation of Kenya(N.O.C.K.);KENTRADE, Chronicle Tours and Travel; and Kenya Power& Lighting Co. Ltd.(K.P.L.C.).

0.6. Skills Audit/Training Needs Assessment (TNA);

  • Skills Audit/Training Needs Assessment and Competency Profiling for Siaya County Government, Ministry of Agriculture (MOA);Ministry of Finance (MOF);Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources (MEMR);National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.HI.F.);Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (K.E.S.R.E.F.);Micro-Enterprises Support Programme Trust(MESPT);and Egerton University’s Tegemeo Institute.

0.7.Development of Change Management Strategy /Culture Change Management;

  • Development of Change Management Strategy/Culture Change Management for National Social Security Fund(NSSF),Kenyatta National Hospital(KNH); Chemelil Sugar Co. Ltd., Kenya Ports Authority(K.P.A.),National Hospital Insurance Fund (N.H.I.F.).,Lake Basin Development Authority (L.B.D.A.).,Kerio Valley Development Authority (K.V.D.A.).,Lake Victoria South Water Services Board, Lake Victoria North Water Services Board, Rift Valley Water Services Board, and Mombasa Water and Sewerage Services Company Ltd.

0.8. Market Research/ Surveys;

  • Customer Satisfaction Survey for Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd.(KeNGEN);Ministry of Finance; Ministry of Trade; Ministry of Labour ; Ministry of Regional Development Authorities ;Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd.; Energy Regulatory Commission; Kenya National Highways Authority; Constituencies Development Fund Board; Coast Development Authority; National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation; Kenya Medical Research Institute(K.E.M.R.I.);Kenya National Examinations Council(K.N.E.C.); Rift Valley Water Services Board; and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board and Homabay County Water and Sanitation Co. Ltd.
  • Work Environment Survey for Ministry of Trade; Kenya Airports Authority; Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE);Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation; Kenya National Examinations Council(K.N.E.C.);Kenya National Highways Authority; Coast Development Authority; Lake Victoria South Water Services Board; and Kenya Airports Authority.
  • Employee Satisfaction Survey for Ministry of Trade; Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd.; Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation; Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE).;Kenya National Examinations Council(K.N.E.C.);Kenya National Highways Authority; Coast Development Authority; and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.
  • Corruption Perception Survey for Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd. and Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.

0.9. Development of Business Plans;

  • Development of Business Plans for Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA); Central Rift Valley Water Works Development Agency(CRVWWDA);Lake Victoria South Water Services Board; and Lake Victoria North Water Services Board.