Dr. Catherine Gatari


Academic & Research Coordinator/ Lecturer of Procurement and Logistics, Town Campus – KCA University

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Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management – JKUAT
  • Master of Science in Procurement and Logistics – JKUAT,
  • Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management – JKUAT

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)


Dr. Catherine is a dedicated and passionate Lecturer with more than 8 years of experience in teaching Procurement, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management to students. She holds a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management and possesses a keen interest in green procurement, sustainable supply chain management, and circular economy.

Dr. Catherine’s key competencies encompass exceptional research skills, creative and critical thinking abilities, excellent communication skills, outstanding leadership and people management capabilities, strong interpersonal skills, and effective problem-solving aptitude.

Research Interest

  • Green procurement
  • Sustainable supply chain management
  • Circular economy
  • Current Trends in Supply Chain Management

Current Research Project(s)

  • Public Procurement Regulation Guidelines and Sustainable Performance of States Corporations in Kenya

Consultancies and Research

  • Procurement and Supply chain management Consulting

Selected Publications: Books, Refereed publications & Non Refereed publications

Conferences & Chapters

  • Contract management and performance of states corporations in Kenya-Multimedia University of Kenya, 11th International Interdisciplinary Conference
  • Preferences and reservations in procurement and performance of state corporations in Kenya- Machakos University, 3rd International Conference
  • Effect of Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies On Sustainable Supply Chain Performance of Steel Manufacturing Firms in Kenya-KCAU, School of Business, Annual Research Conference (SOBARC)

Training/ Workshops Attended

  • Computer Studies Training-Embu College
  • Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Trainer of Trainers (TOT) and Trainer of Entrepreneurs (TOE)-ILO Certification
  • Procurement Lecturers’ Seminar-Kenya Institute of Supplies Examination Board (KISEB) Certification
  • Qualitative Research Methods Workshop-ACEPHEM/RTCI Certification
  • Fundamentals of Grant Writing Workshop Training- Directorate of Research Support and Dissemination
  • Risk Management Training-Pinebridge Training and Consulting Ltd
  • Kenya Institute of Supplies Examination Board’s Training of Trainers
Dr. Catherine Gatari
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