• FCPA Dr. Jim McFie
  • Chairman
  • School of Accountancy, Strathmore University-Nairobi, Kenya

A bona fide authority on matters finance and accountancy, Dr. James McFie- born in Nairobi- holds a BA and an MA in Mathematics from Oxford University and a PhD in Accounting from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland. Besides being the chairman Strathmore University school of accountancy, Dr. McFie is currently the Chief Judge of the Financial Reporting Excellence Awards hosted by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).He is also the Chairman of the Registration and Quality Assurance Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK),Director and the Head of the Board Audit Committee of the Standard Media Group Limited, SBM Bank Limited and the Chairman of Sasini Limited.

He is still active in lecturing and does research in financial and forensic accounting, auditing and accounting fraud, taxation, tax fraud, cybercrime and governance. During his illustrious career spanning decades, Dr. McFie has had roles as a Director of the Kenya Capital Markets Authority, a Member of the Kenya Value Added Tax (VAT) Tribunal and a Trustee of the Kenya Corporate Governance Trust and of Jitegemee Trust. From 1974 to 1978 he worked in the Nairobi office of Ernst and Young as an auditor and as a tax and management consultant, before becoming the training manager of the firm.