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Millicent Idaki

Human Resources Lead - GDI Africa

Millicent Idaki is passionate about people and what makes them ‘tick’ and has over twenty years of experience in Human Resource development and administration. She holds a BCom degree from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, and currently pursuing completion of CHRP-K certification. 

Her interest is in all round HR development and has a special interest in social impact development project activities, where she is involved in strategic HR management; Resourcing and Retention; Employee Engagement; HR Policy Development, HRMIS; Learning and Development; HR Operations, People Management, and Project Operations (communications, event planning, project launches, donor relations). She is also interested in discovering new ideas leading to progressive performance in organizational development, personal career, and the public good. Her diligent follow-up on emerging HR-related trends and job assignments has provided her with the stepwise understanding of people-centered values.

Prior to joining GDI, Millicent has worked for various INGOs and the private sector. Her latest engagement was with Self Help Africa, an INGO implementing various initiatives on Livelihoods, Resilience, Youth Empowerment Climate Smart Agriculture, Blended Financing, Dairy Technologies, Carbon Credit initiatives among others. She also has experience in working with various grants – European Union, USAID, Teargasc, Designer Group, Irish Aid among others.

Millicent loves to laugh and have fun!