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Profile: Nick Wanjau
Nick M. Wanjau (PMIITPSA) is the Non-Executive Chairman of Maendeleo Group (Pty) Ltd Board of Directors. Nick brings to the company a wealth of experience and expertise in corporate governance, financial management and organizational development. He has over 20 years’ experience in the private sector co-founding and running over five successful private companies in education, information technology and transport.
Nick is a certified assessor and moderator with the Media Information Communication & Technologies Sector Education & Training Authority (MICT SETA), SERVICES, Education training and Development Practices (ETDP) and BANK SETA’s in South Africa since 2006 where he is involved in curriculum development, quality assurance, developing training programs and conducting curriculum moderation. He is a task team member of the South African Qualification’s Authority’s Standard Generating Body (SAQA SGB’s) for generating Information Systems & Technology qualifications and is a Professional member of the IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professional South Africa).
He is a pioneer of the Xtensive Academy and the Quantum Careers Development where he served as the Chief Operations Manager and ultimately as the Director of Operations. He is a founding partner of Glen Austin High, a private high school based in Midrand, Johannesburg. He serves on the board of the SPL Group (PTY) Ltd which specializes in project management and education, skills development and training. He is in charge of driving change management, leadership, and providing strategic direction, initiating, creating and maintaining business relationships with the Government and business partners. He also serves as a director of Zuberi Moja Solutions (PTY) Ltd which specializes in development of institutional education and training programs, coordination and management consulting in accordance with the national legislation relating to trade training in South Africa.
Nick studied at the Henley Business School UK, for an MBA and is a graduate of the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) where he holds a BCIST Honors degree in Information Systems and Business analysis, and a BCON1 degree majoring in Economics and Strategy in Business. He is also studied International human Rights at the University of Cape town (UCT) (2004). He has an Advanced Diploma with the International Association of Business Executives (IABE) UK (1997).