Simon Mbevi is the Executive Director and founder of Transform Nations (formerly Transform Kenya). Simon’s drive to start up this organization in the year 2010 came from an absence of responsible masculine leadership in the Family, Church and Marketplace. He has been involved in seminars and global conferences aimed at equipping leaders who would spearhead societal change in the country and beyond. His passion for ministry to men, good leadership and prayer also played a part in the birth of Transform Nations. Since then, the organization has grown substantially, impacting thousands of lives through transformative oriented programs and content. Simon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (University of Nairobi) and a Master of Arts in Leadership (Pan Africa Christian University). In addition to being the Founder and Executive Director of Transform Nations, Simon is also one of the founding Pastors of Mavuno Church, Kenya.
Human Resource Manager, Head of People, Culture and International Partnerships
Sophie Mbevi joined Transform Nations in the capacity of Human Resource in March 2017. She is in charge of training staff and interns, establishing and managing international partnerships, communication marketing, branding and product development. She is the wife to Simon Mbevi. They have been married for 20 years and are blessed with three children; Covenant, Promise and Berracah. Sophie has also been instrumental in working towards idea generation, editing and quality production of life changing books authored by her husband; specifically, the “Mothers of Sons” manual.
Program Coordinator- Boys 2 Men and Rangers
Steve came to Transform Nations with a passion for transformation among men and a reinventing of real masculinity. He was involved in administration duties in the Man Enough team such as organizing classes, camps and retreats. Steve is currently the boys 2 men and rangers coordinator. Under boys 2 men he plans and executes monthly events and also oversees the running of the boys to men program in schools, churches and community organizations. Under Rangers, he coordinates the running of man enough program across universities and colleges in Kenya. Away from Transform Nations, Steve mentors young people, shepherding them in ministry and holistic growth.
Research and Expansion Lead
Chris is a Social Research Specialist with passion for individual, family and community transformation. He has a vision of transforming Kenya and Africa into a society that is self-awere, purpose oriented and culturally dynamic through Research, education and social change advocacy.
He holds an undergraduate degree in Peace studies and International Relations and currently pursuing a Masters in Psychology both at Daystar University.
Program Manager – Man Enough
David Nyaga is the current Man Enough Coordinator. David is also in charge of generating income and managing expenditure according to set budgets for the program. He also oversees the launch and facilitation of Man Enough programs in counties and institutions. As a team leader, David is in charge of managing his team by ensuring that they are growing in their character, competence and leadership. David is a lover of gospel Hip Hop, poetry and is an ardent fan of Manchester United.
Finance and Administrative Officer
Barrack joined the team in 2017, in a capacity to assist Simon Mbevi by offloading his busy schedules through a selfless need to serve. Aside from being a servant-leader at Transform Nations and in his local church. He is currently the finance and administrative officer at Transform Nations. Barrack is a fan of Manchester United and is passionate about leadership, structure, Finance and ministry. When he is not watching football or ministering to the youth, Barrack is often consumed by a good read or engaged in hours of listening to deep and inspirational worship music.
Wairimu is a highly motivated creative who is fueled by a passion for design and the application of its principles to solve problems and improve the quality of people’s lives. She joined Transform Nations in 2018 as a graphic designer where she meets the design needs of the Transform Nations brand as well as its sub brands. Part of her role entails designing marketing and mobilization material such as program fliers, brand Identity design, design of collateral, designing of publications such as program manuals as well as collaborating with service providers to facilitate the printing and production of communication and marketing material.
Personal Assistant to the Executive Director
Moses is the current personal assistant to Simon Mbevi. He is adamant about effective and efficient management of our team leader’s brand and duties, both organisational and administrative. With more time and less distractions, Simon is able to focus on strategic tasks and expansion in as far as the vision of the organisation is concerned. He also oversees the running of the human resource department and a huge fun of Arsenal.
Sarah Achieng’ Ogola
Communications, Resource Mobilization and Training Manager
Sarah’s role at Transform Nations entails supporting the actualization of the Transform Nations strategic plan through: development and implementation of a clear corporate communication strategy, creating systems and structures that build the operational capacity of the organization, development of the organization’s workforce in line with the strategic plan, and resource mobilization. She also offers her capacity in training to the Ezer and Mothers of Sons program.
Sarah have 7+ years’ experience in both the corporate and non-profit spaces. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication (Electronic Media and Public relations) from Daystar University. She is passionate about using her gifting in project management, systems development and training to develop people (coaching) and organizations.