Mr. Kirika holds an MBA in Finance & Strategy from Fontbonne College, US and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Finance from the University of Nairobi. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies, UK. He is an Operational Excellence Specialist from 2013 to date. He was a Lead Trainer/ Consultant since 2020 with the University of Nairobi Enterprise Services (UNES), Lead Trainer on Operational Excellence (OpEx) for the Central Bank of Kenya from 2017 – 2018, Lead Consultant & Trainer on OpEx for Kenya Wine Agencies in 2017, Technical working Team Member in formulation of the Public Service Transformation framework, Resource Person on OpEx with the National Productivity Centre at the Ministry of Labour and East African Affairs, Ministry of Public Service Youth & Gender and Ministry of Devolution & Planning in 2016. He was a Principal Partner at Jik Merc Ltd from 2006 – 2013, Associate Consultant for First Africa Consulting Consortium from 2003 – 2006. He has held various other roles at Meryll Lynch, Standard & Poors, Research International and Kenya Power & Lighting Company Ltd.