Name: Gordon Otieno Odundo
Organisation: Gertrude's Children's Hospital
Role: Chief Executive
Gordon Otieno Odundo is currently Chief Executive Officer (2003-Present) at Gertrude's Children's Hospital, Nairobi Kenya. Gordon is also a Trustee of the Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation. At Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital he is responsible for directing the overall operation of the hospital and its satellites, establishing strategic plans and achieving the hospitals short-term and long-term objectives, improving the hospital system's image and relations with patients, providers, employees, and the general public etc. Before this, he was Chief Operating Officer (1999-2003) at the Gertrude's Children's Hospital responsible for the day to day management of the hospital. Gordon combines his global professional and personal background to the health sector and offers leadership in the delivery of appropriate programs and services. He has designed and led interventions focused on improving the effectiveness of the health sector, organizations, departments and individuals. His work involves him being the principal organization leader and ensuring financial stability of the organizations he has worked in. This involves work with individuals, groups or whole health systems to promote collaboration and resolve conflict.
Gordon has in his career in the hospitality industry worked with diverse and intercultural clientele having also worked in the hotel industry. Gordon holds an MBA from the United States International University.