Henry Odicoh has been involved in training, development and consulting for more than 16 years in the field of Information and Knowledge Management, with the intention of increasing efficiency, and the performance of people and organizations by leveraging on better Information Systems. He has worked in the Private and Public Sectors in Diverse roles in information Management including Librarian, Web Designer, Health Management Information Systems Trainer, Archivist, and Information Management Consultant.
Henry’s current position is Archivist in charge of Undergraduate Academic Records at the University of Nairobi. His most recent position was as Chief Archivist at Kenya National Archives and Documentation Service. He worked in this Department for eight (8) years (2007 to 2015), specifically initiating, directing and executing numerous records and archives management programmes within the public sector. This entailed putting in place proper procedures, processes, systems and practices for the management of information resources for both current and future use. All this was achieved alongside the numerous records management seminars, trainings and workshops he organized and facilitated over the years in order to enhance capabilities among those who handle records within the public sector. He also managed the organization’s records digitization programme from 2010 to 2015, in addition to managing the organizational web site, bibliographic databases and mail server.
Academically, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences from Moi University, he is currently pursuing a M.A. Communication Studies at the School of Journalism, University of Nairobi. Besides professional and academic qualifications, he has also undergone various capacity building courses, workshops and conferences.
Presently, he trains a wide range of information management and communication programs owing to his wide exposure to various industries. Henry is passionate in information and knowledge management and the use of technology in enhancing efficiency in this field.