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Mr. Simon C. Kiplang’at

Mr. Kiplang’at is the General Manager, Human Resource & Administration. He joins GDC from the Kenya Trade Network Agency (Kentrade) where he was the General Manager Support Services in charge of HR, Administration and Finance departments, and a member of the executive management team.

Previously, Mr. Kiplang’at worked at the Kenya Bureau of Standards as the Chief Manager, Employee Relations and Change Management. He previously worked as a Human Resource Manager at Orange, Telkom and Kenya Post and Telecommunications.

He has over 20 years corporate management and leadership experience in both public and private sectors. Mr. Kiplang’at is a Certified HRP and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (Kenya), a Full Member in good standing of the Kenya Institute of Management and an Associate Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).

Mr. Kiplang’at is a PhD Candidate at the Management University of Africa pursuing a PhD in Management and Leadership. He holds a Masters in Human Resource Management from Open University of Tanzania (OUT,) Executive Master of Science degree in applied Management and Leadership from Management University of Africa (MUA), a Post Graduate Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM), and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from University of Nairobi.