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Jonah Wala



Jonah Wala joined the IPSASB as a member in January 2023. He was nominated by Public Sector Accounting Standards Board in Kenya. 

Mr. Wala has been on the forefront of championing public sector reforms in the public space over the last 25 years. He is the Director Accounting Services at the National Treasury and represents the Cabinet Secretary at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya Council. CPA FA Jonah Wala leads a Technical Committee in transitioning thecountry from cash basis to accrual basis of accounting. Mr. Wala sits in various other Boards including Dairy Board of Kenya, Registration of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya where he is the Registrar, Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analyst (serves in the Audit Committee) Kenya Law Reports, a co-opted member of the Public Sector Accounting Standards Board, and chairs the interim Technical and Executive Committees of the Africa Association of Accountant Generals. He also is a member of the Africa Professionalization Initiative Academic Advisory Board creating an online platform for competency development of accountants in the Public Sector. 

He holds a Master degree in Banking and Finance and is pursuing a PhD in Management from the Case Western Reserve University, US.