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  1. Mission of the Chapter

Operational Research Society of Kenya (ORSK) was created in 2019 as a non-profit professional body linking experts and scholars in Operations Research. The objective of the society is to provide forum for Operational Research Scientists and Industry in order to advance knowledge and application of Operations Research tools to provide optimal decisions and solutions in the current dynamic business environment. ORSK aspires to be an unmatched professional network for optimal business decisions and solutions. ORSK seeks to provide optimal business decisions and sustainable business solutions through application of Operations Research tools. Our objectives are :

  • to popularize Operations Research among scholars and practitioners in Kenya and beyond through workshops, conferences and seminars.
  • to enhance application of Operations Research models in business problem solving and decision making through development of Operations Research laboratory.
  • to gather, compile and disseminate information/report on operations research through publications

The core principles of the society is :

  • Research Based and Client Centered Decisions
  • Unmatched Professionalism
  • Sustainable Solutions
  1. Organization, Officers, and Members


Official Affiliation Country Email
Chairperson – Dr. Phares Ochola

Department of Management Science and Technology, Technical University of Kenya. Kenya
Vice Chairperson – Dr. Zablon Muga

Department of Applied Statistics, Financial Mathematics & Actuarial Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Kenya
Tresurer – Dr. Caroline Mundia

Department of Accounting, Finance and Management Science, Egerton University Kenya
Secretary General – Mr. Benard Muma

Department of Management Science and Technology, Technical University of Kenya Kenya
Head of Collaborations – Mr. Charles Oloo

Former President – Africa Federation of Operations Research Societies, Founder, Integrated Doctoral Association of Kenya (IDAK) and Supply Chain Association for Research, Consultancy and Education (SCARCE) Kenya

Official Society Contacts :  Phone: +254114655847, email:

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