Lead Consultant/ Auditor
CONTACT ADDRESS  66127- 00800, Nairobi
EMAIL egichia@taxtipskenya.com
TELEPHONE CONTACT  0721 883898, 0733745553, 0202 019766
DATE OF BIRTH 29 September 1969
PROFESSION B.Com, CPA(K), CPS (K), MBA Finance-in Progress






Major Professional Disciplines covered
Taxation, Accounting, Finance, administration and Human Resource Management, ISO certification Auditor
Previous Employers: Deloitte & Touché, KTDA (Head of Tax), HLB Ashvir Consulting (Manager),   Tax Tips Kenya, The World Bank (Audit Consultants, FLSTAP project)

Previous institutions:


University of Nairobi (B.Com.), Kenya College of Accountancy(CPA), East Africa School of Management(CPS),  Nairobi School (KACE)






Member, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. -ICPA(K)
Member, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. - ICPS(K)
- Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Accounting Option
- Certified Public Accountant of Kenya- Practicing
- Certified Public Secretary of Kenya –Practicing

Consultant with ‘The World Bank’ UPI No. 358866

  • Carrying out audit on behalf of World Bank on a project where the bank has entered into financing arrangements with Government of Kenya (GOK). A Joint in-depth audit with the Kenya governments through the internal audit department regarding FLSTAP..
  • Carrying out financial audits
2008 & Prior

Over 16 years experience in providing business advisory services including audit, tax compliance, advisory and consultancy services for various sectors including individuals, manufacturing, agriculture, banking, insurance, non-governmental organizations and other commercial and non commercial entities.

Management Services: experience in strategic management, board meetings attendance, ISO certification process, business registration and management, employee relations- trade union negotiations, staff recruitment, training and development, Marketing and promotional activities, Providing guidance to management on tax sensitive decisions and policies.

Company formation, restructuring, mergers and branch network development, management and expansion. 

Specific tax services provided include: Advising on wide range of tax planning and consultancy issues, Carrying out tax health checks, Handling tax audits and investigations, Carrying out tax reviews during audits, Ensuring compliance with tax related legislation including  income tax, PAYE, Vat, customs and other statutory requirements, Filing statutory tax returns, Ensuring accuracy for tax calculations, Organizing for efficient and timely tax remittances and Advising clients on tax implications and implementation of the fiscal measures as proposed/introduced by government during the annual budgets by the Minister for Finance.
Preparation, submission and follow up of applications for duty, VAT and

tax exemptions.

Assignment Name, Client, Location and Date Clients in various sectors Role Played
The following is a summary of key tax clients handled in various sectors:





Clients in various sectors

























Head of Tax

  • Financial Services
  • Trident Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Concorde Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Starlit Insurance Brokers Ltd.
  • Transnational Bank Ltd.
  • Cooperative Insurance Co. Ltd
  • Citidell Company Ltd
  • Oil exploration/ Industry

    BGP Kenya Ltd,
    Transworld Agencies Ltd

    • Manufacturing
    • Infusion Kenya Ltd.
    • Dunlop Kenya Ltd.
    • Slumberland Kenya Ltd.
    • Sunflag Textiles & Knitwear Mills (K) Ltd.
    • SAJ Ceramics (EA) Ltd.
    • Premier Flour Mills Ltd.
    • Kenya Breweries Ltd.
    • Kenya Orchards Ltd.
    • Cetco Ltd.
    • Agrochemical Ltd.
    • Hotels and Hospitality


    Kenya Hotel Properties Ltd.
    Kenya Vehicle Rental Ltd. (Avis Rent-a-Car)
    Apollo Tours & Travel Ltd.
    Shaanti Holistic Health Retreat Ltd.
    Golden Jubilee Ltd.
    Ngong Hills Hotel
    W.E. Tilley (Muthaiga) Ltd

    • Trading
    • Achelis Kenya Ltd.
    • Achelis Material Handling Ltd.
    • African Retail Traders (K) Ltd.


    • Property Investment and Development

    Pioneer Holdings (Africa) Ltd.
    Harp Developers Ltd.
    Kensington Developers Ltd.
    Fortune Properties Ltd.
    Westlands Investments Ltd.
    Omega Properties Ltd.

    Service Companies
    Cartrack Kenya Ltd.
    Ayton Young & Rubicam Ltd.
    Akamba Public Road Services Ltd.
    Whiterose Drycleaners Ltd.
    Hall Equatorial Ltd.
    Refrigeration Contractors Ltd.


    Laxmanbhai Construction Ltd.

    • NGO’s

    The World Bank
    Amani Counselling Centre - Project Audits
    Centre for Multiparty Democracy, Kenya
    Vestergaard Frandsen (EA) Ltd.

    • Agriculture

    Kenya Tea Development Agency Ltd. (KTDA), the management agency for small scale tea growers in Kenya
    54 KTDA tea processing companies.
    Sasini Tea Ltd.
    Marania Ltd.
    Menengai Farmers Ltd.
    Muzuri Growers Ltd.

    • KTDA Headquarters

    Setting up a tax department to guide, serve and manage the affairs of the 60 companies under KTDA management.
    Providing tax compliance, advisory and consultancy services.

Manager / lead client contact























Manager / lead client contact

Bachelor of Commerce University of Nairobi 1992
CPA (K) Kenya College of Accountancy 1995
CPS (K) East African School of Management, Moi avenue 2003
KACE- A Level Nairobi School, Waiyaki way, Nairobi 1989
December 2008 to date
Director – GS Evans & Associates, Tax Tips Kenya
June September 2009     
Consultant – World Bank –Project Audit - FLSTAP
March – Nov 2008     
Tax Manager, HLBAshvir Consulting Ltd.
Mar 2004 –2007    
Head of Tax, Kenya Tea Development Agency Ltd. (KTDA)
October 1992-2002        
Principal Tax Consultant - Deloitte & Touché –  10 Yrs
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