Liz Igombo-Murabu is the students’ administrator for IDeAL and KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme. Her role is vital in ensuring the smooth and efficient management of the training of nearly 80 academic trainees ranging from school leavers and undergraduates attachees, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, and PhD students and postdoctoral fellows funded under IDeAL.
She joined the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in 1996 and has served in different capacities within the Programme. She has been the training administrator since 2008 supporting both academic training and continuing professional development of over 800 staff. She also holds a HND in Executive Assistance, a Diploma in Administrative duties from Cambridge International College, UK, and a Certificate in Computer Operations and Business Applications from The Mombasa Polytechnic. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor degree in Executive Business Administration Programme with specialisation in Management and Administration with Cambridge International College, UK, and a certificate on Leadership and Management in Health Systems with the University of Washington.