Education: B.Tech (Mining & Metallurgy) – IIT Kanpur (India), MBA – Florida International University (Miami, USA), Doing one year M. Sce. Program in CSR from University of Applied Science, Vienna, Austria Experience: Industries experience - Steel, Cement & Sugar Plants (Last appointment was as Director in Mehta Group in Lugazi, Uganda); Teaching and training; Consulting and auditing. Present Profession since 1998: Consulting – Umda Uganda Ltd.; Auditing of management systems – Nemko AS, Oslo, Norway Standards: ISO 9001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 27001 and ISO 26000, Lean/six sigma, Integrated Management System Resident in Uganda, but: Consulted in India and USA; At present consulting in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi, Ghana, Cameroon, Madagascar, DRC Experience: Working for last 16 years since 1998 in various management systems; Consulted and audited over 100 companies.
Freda has relocated to Kenya where she has set up the CSR Company International office. She was previously working for CSR Company International (Botswana) as the Lead Consultant. Freda has worked with various organisations consulting in CSR Strategy Development and corporate training. In 2015 she was appointed Deputy Chairperson of the Social Responsibility Technical Committee for Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBs). She has broad experience in Marketing and Brand Management and has been Lecturing in the field for the past 15 Years.