Mumbi Gichuhi is a seasoned publisher with over 15 years’ experience. Her mission is to use the written word to influence and to advance positive social impact. She has overseen publications that have been used in several countries in Africa, and further afield, Europe and the United States. She is also the managing editor for Prose Magazine, a publication that strives to elevate discourse on issues around the pan-African agenda.
Mumbi has a firm grasp on the intricacies of the editorial, translation, publishing and printing processes. She works in close liaison with authors, editors and translators, to ensure that technical terms, references and language are accurate, coherent, and congruent for the audiences for which they are intended. She has led editorial teams in publishing in diverse sectors, including, but not limited, to human rights, tourism, energy and economics.
Apart from this, she been a guest speaker and panelist on various forums, especially those pertinent to women in leadership as this is an area that is very close to her heart. Her interests are reading, dancing, music, travel and the arts.
Head of Operations
Mary is the company’s Operations Manager. She is in charge of the company’s administration and operations. She drives initiatives geared towards operational excellence and implementation of best practices. Specifically, she manages and increases effectiveness and efficiency of Human Resource, Administration and Finance through process improvement of each function as well as coordination and communication between all business functions.
Mary is an excellent team player with well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal. She enjoys working in a diverse environment.
She also possesses excellent customer relations skills, more so, in her engagements with both the company’s customers and suppliers. This enables the company to develop tailor-made publishing packages for its customers and to maintain a solid relationship with its suppliers thus guaranteeing quality work and quick turn-around times for our clients.
Besides her professional concerns, she is also passionate in giving back to the community by offering assistance to children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Head of Design and Production
Patrick Waswani is a creative and multi-talented communications expert, with over ten years’ work experience. With a background in graphic design, he has extensive experience in publication and print design.
Patrick has exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills and is also a passionate creator of innovative publication designs. He is well adapted to performing in deadline-driven environments.
In his role as head of design and production at Epsilon Publishers, Patrick has successfully managed and coordinated editorial work from the raw manuscript, editing, design, and layout through to complete publications.
He works closely with clients to create the vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. He is a dynamic team player who eﬀectively builds, motivates, and directs design and production teams. He is able to coordinate designers, consultants, and vendors to meet all project requirements. Patrick also manages operational and strategic functions at Epsilon Publishers.
Patrick has a penchant for reading and travel.
Joyce W. Mbugu
Head of Finance
Joyce Mbugu oversees all financial functions in the company. She has over five years progressive experience in accounting and auditing having worked previously with an audit firm.
Joyce places a premium on teamwork and has a deep desire to positively impact the teams she works with.
She highly values honesty and integrity and is self-driven. She has strong interpersonal skills and excellent customer relations. She also has a passion for the girl child, more so, in matters education.
Wangari is a Linguist who has an intriguing liking to what the complex English world offers. She is an editor at Epsilon Publishers.
She is a firm believer in the immeasurable, positive opportunities and discoveries the world has to offer for learning and growth, which should always be taken advantage of. With these opportunities, she also believes that once one has walked through their doorways, they should not slum them shut behind them, but reach back.
Wangari is well-integrated, has good communication skills and has a keen eye to detail.
She enjoys charity work and is part of an NGO, she also loves animals, nature, good music and dance.