Institute of Directors Kenya

Leading the Way for Professionalism and Good Governance in Business

Welcome to the Institute of Directors Kenya

IoD Kenya, where governance excellence meets leadership prowess. Established with a vision to promote and enhance the practice of good corporate governance, IoD Kenya has emerged as a driving force behind the country's business and leadership landscape. IoDK is a leading membership professional organisation of individual directors and corporate organisations that, inter alia, champions director professionalism through training board evaluations and setting standards for boardroom operations and corporate leadership. We empower directors, executives, and leaders with knowledge, skills, and networks to drive organisational success and contribute to sustainable development. IoDK is a Member of the Africa Corporate Governance Network. This is a Network of similar organisations that seek to promote good governance in Africa. Kenya was one of the founding members of the ACGN in 2013.


To champion director professionalism and development through good corporate governance for the benefit of organizations, stakeholders and the prosperity of Kenya.


To champion director professionalism and development through good corporate governance for the benefit of organizations, stakeholders and the prosperity of Kenya.

Our values


We uphold the highest ethical standards through honesty, truthfulness and straightforwardness in all our activities and advocate for transparency and accountability.


We are committed to providing world-class director development, resources, and guidance to our members.


We believe in the power of visionary leadership to drive positive change in organizations and society.


We welcome members from diverse backgrounds, industries, and experiences, fostering a rich and collaborative learning environment.

The Driving Force

Our Mandate is to raise the standards of Directorship in Kenya by providing a platform for Directors to network while at the same time empowering them in order to enhance their skills.

Our History

IoD Kenya was founded in April 2004 as an autonomous, non-political organisation; and has since been at the forefront of advancing corporate governance practices in Kenya. Over the years, we have successfully built a reputation for being a trusted resource and advocate for directors, executives, and organisations striving for excellence.

Audited Financial report 2022

A testament to our commitment to excellence in governance.

This report highlights our achievements, initiatives, and the impact we've had on the business community. It reflects our dedication to fostering effective leadership and driving responsible corporate practices. We invite you to explore the report and share in our journey towards a stronger, more resilient future.

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Physical address

All Africa Conference of Churches
Waiyaki Way Westlands
P.O. Box 13490 - 00800
Nairobi Kenya

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