Rose Adem serves as Lwala’s Director of Finance and Operations, where she advances the sustainability and efficiency of Lwala’s financial systems. With over 15 years experience managing finance and administrative portfolios in the development sector, Rose is passionate about institutional strengthening and the ability of local organizations to deliver sustainable impact. Before joining Lwala in 2018, Rose was the Chief Financial Officer for the International Community of Women Living with HIV Global Secretariat in Nairobi. Prior to that, she worked as the Finance and Administration Manager at HJF Medical Research International in Kisumu and as a Regional Finance Officer with Farm Africa. Rose is Certified Public Accountant and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance at the University of Nairobi. Additionally, she holds an MBA in Strategic Management and a Bachelor’s in Finance and Accounting.