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Eric Mwai

  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • +254722126530

Management and Planning at Today Law & Finance Ltd

Work History


Business Development Manager

Kamcent Technologies Limted

Business Development

Aug 2003Jul 2011

Team Leader, International Affairs

Department of Education

Worked for the department of  Education of Oulu County since 2003. Through the years, I have worked with curriculum development, developing the ICT and multimedia unit and as a leader of staff  for developing international and intercultural understanding. Teaching responsibilities include Social Studies and citizenship.

2003-8 Team leader; Internationalisation

2004-5 Faculty member, Curriculum development- Health Education, Humanities

2008- Team member, student participation team

2003- Social Studies Faculty Member

May 2007Aug 2009

Project Developer

PeaBud International

PEABUD is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to defeat poverty, homelessness and unemployment in co-operation with government bodies and local civil society organizations. My tasks included1. Project planning 2. Risk analysis 3. International negotiations

Feb 2002Jul 2003

Project coordinator

Minerva EC

Minerva is an EC Thematic Network in the area of cultural, scientific information and scholarly content. The project's objective was improving Videoconferencing in four European secondary schools.

Tasks included;

  1. Developing
  2. Planning
  3. Research
  4. Reporting
  5. Desermination



Master of Science, Finance, Martti Ahtisaari Institute

Other Courses

1. Scandinavian Studies (University of Oulu) 2003

Focused on;

  • Geo-Politics and Societies in Scandinavia
  • Indigenous Cultures of the Polar Region
  • Cultural Heritage in Scandinavia: History and Culture
  • Finnish and Scandinavian Literature in Translation
  • Nordic Nature and Environment

2. International Communication and Negotiation Simulations (University of Maryland) 1999

Course included:

  • Crisis leadership
  • Collaborative problem-solving
  • Intercultural communications
  • Conflict management
  • Influencing / negotiating
  • Team building
  • Strategic thinking
  • Ethical decision-making
  • Interpersonal communications

3. Early Language Learning in Primary Education (Freire Universität Berlin) 2002

4. Concept- Driven Curriculum, Making the PYP Happen in the Classroom (International Baccalaureate Organisation) 2006

Aug 1999Nov 2007

MA (Education)

University of Oulu

Minor Subjects

  • English Filology
  • Education for Intercultural Competencies


Finnish Language
Kikuyu Language
Mother tongue
Swahili Language
Goal oriented
Able to work under strick deadlines and stay of task focusing on set goals.
Intercultural Competencies
All my life I have been a bridge between cultures. First, growing up in the multi-ethnic Rift Valley Province in Kenya and later living as an immigrant in Finland. Constantly having to negotiate my identity and perspectives and having a chance to study Intercultural competencies and international Communication at the University then exposure to the complicated multi-layered cultural fabric in an ever changing globalised world.   I am able to work and achieve results under various cultural contexts.
Has been a team leader, school prefect, school captain, University student Union leader, workplace team leader, parish council chairman, project coordinator, organisation chairman among other leadership position that have privileged me with useful experience and insights.
Communication skills
Able to communicate in a manner that inspires and engages the audience both literally and orally. Most of my work involves communicating to small and larger audiences of various age groups.
English Language


Member, NFTA (Northern Finland Taekwon-Do Association), Finland 

Member, Oulu International Rotary Club. Served as Vice president 2009-10


I enjoy writing commentaries on a range of issues. I have also write for educational publication Peda- Forum Educational Journal and University periodical Oulun Ylioppilaslehti.

Public Speaking & Panel Discussions

Educational matters, Sustainable Development, Ethics, Social justice, Politics, Intercultural Communications