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Bristle Research and Consultancy Services Ltd is a research, consultancy and training outfit that is registered, accredited and regulated by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Bristle Research and Consultancy Services Ltd formerly Bristle Research and Consultancy Services (Business Names Act) is incorporated under The Companies Act 2015 and operates as a Private Limited Company based in Nairobi, Kenya. By virtue of being a former employee and a student of University of Nairobi for over 15 years, both Mr. Stephen Otieno Ogutu; the founder and the Director and, Bristle Research and Consultancy Services Ltd have unlimited access to University of Nairobi academic staff with diverse professions and skills. In addition, the company has partnered with professionals in both public and private sectors which offer their expertise whenever there is need.
While we draw the majority of our professionals from active service and students who are pursuing their advanced degrees; Masters and PhDs in various fields. We also engage retired but energetic professionals drawn from different sectors. This gives an opportunity for the young professionals to acquire some skills from the retirees whose skills and experiences are hands on and of high value. Through this, our firm bridges the gap for skills between young professionals and the skilled and experienced resource person depending on their areas of expertise.
Our experts have served in various national and international capacities such as the Committee for the Implementation for the Constitution of Kenya 2010 (CIC); where one of our professionals headed the Devolution Thematic Area and handled all issues relating to the implementation of the system of devolution. In addition to the above, the expert has again served as an advisor to political parties and International organizations on matters of governance including Vision 2030 Board, and the African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) and, has successfully undertaken numerous Consultancies for different organizations both locally and internationally for instance DFID,UN, UNDP and the GoK.
Some of our experts have worked for State corporations, and government agencies like Ministry of the then Local Government currently County Government, Muhoroni Sugar Company, and National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPD). Our firm is endowed with professionals from various fields with vast experience and skills. In addition, our professionals have been instrumental in areas of governance constitutional politics, and issues of devolution, conducting both supervision of research at undergraduate, Masters, and PhD levels at universities, demography, statistics, environmental studies, legislative issues, policy research and implementation assistance, strategic planning and development, training, research and capacity development programs and, have successfully undertaken assignments both locally and internationally from private and public sectors.
Bristle Research and Consultancy Services Ltd is structured to be both flexible and to take advantage of special opportunities and resources within Kenya, East African and globally. Our firm boasts of great diversity of competence that is manifested through the unique research, consultancy and training assignment undertaken by the firm’s diverse professionals.
The firm has both full time and part time staff with a network of multi-disciplinary professionals with backgrounds and extensive experience in social research, marketing research, statistics and operations research, survey research, and data analysis using various statistical software.
Our professionals are widely experienced in research services such as, population research, legal research and consultancies, public opinion polls and environmental impact assessment studies.
We provide consultancy services in areas such as Actuarial consultancies, human resource management (HRM), and business writing consultancies, communications consultancy (public relations (PR), sharia consultancy, and interpretations & translations consultancy),tax consultancy and trainings, governance consultancy, interfaith relations consultancy, development of strategic plans, project management, financial and management accounting consultancies, procurement and supply chain, editorial consultancies.
Our professionals have participated and conducted in trainings in various public and private institutions like University of Nairobi Enterprise Services (UNES), County Assembly Members (legislative practice and procedures, governance etc.) Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), and academic research in statistics, actuarial science, social sciences and humanities especially in linguistics, language and communication, procurement and supply chain, accounting, auditing, financial communication, human resource, governance, economics and managerial issues, and project management, career guidance and counselling for those who intend to further their studies. moreover, we provide trainings services in areas such as capacity building, individual persons, training of trainers, training needs analysis, training on the use of statistical software for data analysis (SPSS, R-Project, Python, Stata, E-Views, Mat Lab, Advanced Excel, N-Vivo among others..
We are guided by the following organizational principles
To be a global provider of research, consultancy and training services to clients for development and be a one-point Centre for all research needs.
We are fully committed to timely and quality research, consultancy and training services beyond customer expectations with the aim of helping clients make the right decisions.
Our Core Values
- Excellence, Professionalism and Transparency
- Team Spirit and Teamwork
- Global thinking
- Innovativeness and Creativity
- Quality and Timely Customer service
We, therefore invite you to partner with us in research, consultancy and training services.
Meet Our Amazing Team
Stephen Otieno Ogutu
Stephen is a PhD candidate in Actuarial Science (University of Nairobi), and holds a MSc. degree in Actuarial Science (University of Nairobi ), PGD in Actuarial Science (University of Nairobi ), and Bachelor of Economics and Statistics, also from the University of Nairobi.
Prof. Joseph A.M. Otieno
Prof. Joseph Otieno holds a PhD in Mathematics (University of Nairobi), MSc Mathematics (University of Nairobi), BSc Mathematics (University of Nairobi). He is a Professor of Statistics and former Lecturer, School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi.
Peter Mecha is a PhD candidate Mathematical Statistics (University of Nairobi), and holds a First Class Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Statistics and Probability, also from the University of Nairobi. His research field is Activities and Societies.
PART-TIME RESOURCE PERSONS
Prof. Peter Wanyande
Professor Peter Wanyande holds a PhD degree in Political Science (University of Florida, USA), Master of Arts (MA) Political Science (Government), and a Bachelor of
Arts (BA, Hons.) Political Science (Government & Sociology), (University of Nairobi)
Mr. Tom Mboya
Mr. Mboya holds a Masters Degree (Msc) in Pure Mathematics from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a Bachelors Degree (Bsc) (First Class Honours) in Mathematics from the University of Nairobi. Mr. Mboya is currently pursuing a PhD in Pure Mathematics from the University of Nairobi.
Dr. Silas Odongo Oriaso
Dr. Oriaso is a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the CIRCLE Programme.
Dr. Oriaso has a PhD in Communication and Information Studies, with Health and Development Communication Specialization from the University of Nairobi, M.A. Degree in Communication Studies, with Media and Strategic Studies specialization, University of Nairobi, and Bachelor of Education Degree, (First Class Honors), with bias in Linguistics, Literature and Education – University of Nairobi
Mr. Martin Khoya Odipo
Mr. Odipo is a PhD Candidate at the University of Dar Es Salaam, MBA degree in Finance at University of Nairobi and BCom (Hons), Accounting Option, from University of Nairobi.
He is a Fellow of the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA), A member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya CPA (K), Awarded Commendation by ICPAK in December 2020 for promoting, Accountancy and being a member in good standing. He is a lecturer at School of Business, University of Nairobi. Major subjects: Finance, Accounting and Audit.