Benson K. Irungu

Benson Irungu

ACC badgeBenson is an executive coach and mentor who brings 20 years experience in procurement, supply chain and logistics in the hospitality, FMCG, and telecommunications industries into the leadership development world. He has practiced as an Executive Coach for seven years, including supporting the development of women leaders, and facilitates change management programmes.

“I am passionate about inspiring leaders to unlock their full potential.”

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Benson faciliates, trains and coaches in English.

Specialist Areas

  • Executive coaching
  • Change management
  • Executive mentoring
  • Leadership development
  • Procurement/Supply Chain
  • Psychometric assessments and feedback
  • 360o assessments and feedback

Corporate Experience

Benson’s own corporate leadership includes as Procurement Manager in an FMCG, at Airtel and Head of Sourcing for (Orange) France Telecom.

As an expert on procurement /supply chain Benson has authored a journal and provided best practice support in Africa, and presenting annual best practices papers in (Orange) Paris.

Benson’s coaching experience spans across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia , Sudan , Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, SA, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, India, and UK. His main focus is at senior leadership levels including C-Suite members, CEOs, and Board Chairs in a variety of industry sectors.

Benson has also served as a Board Member of International Coach Federation Charter Kenya Chapter



Benson's qualifications include:

  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • ICF Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC)
  • UK Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching
  • Systemic Team Coaching Certificate (UK)
  • Certified The Leadership Circle Profile 360o (USA)
  • Certified Culture Survey Assessment (USA)
  • Certified Leadership Versatility Index 360o (USA)
  • Certified Clarity 4 D (UK)
  • Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner (USA)
  • Certified Hogan Assessments (USA)
  • Color Persona Practitioner (Singapore) Member International Coaching Federation
  • International Leadership University Master of Arts
  • Jomo Kenyatta University Msc, Procurement & Logistics