Lilian Nasande is a Grants and Finance Specialist, and provides finance, admin and operational support for the cities program in Kenya & South Africa. 

Lilian has vast knowledge in project management as well as financial management, gathered from her previous roles. Prior to joining WRI, she has worked as a Regional Finance and Grants Officer for Education Development Trust, supporting grants management for FCDO programs in Kenya, as well as providing financial management support to other programs in Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Sierra Leone & Ethiopia. She has also previously worked as a Project Accountant at Hand in Hand Eastern Africa where she was providing multi-program financial oversight. 

She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from KCA University as well as CPA(K) amongst other professional trainings. 

In her leisure time, she enjoys country drives as well as ocean views accompanied with a good read.