Kirimi Barine is an author, trainer, publisher, and consultant. He has served and continues to serve in various leadership capacities for organizations in Africa and around the world. He is the founding director of Publishing Institute of Africa, a Nairobi-based publishing, training, and author-development organization. He has authored or co-authored several books, among them Transformational Corporate Leadership (2010). Barine delights in training and facilitation of learning experiences as well as consulting on leadership, publishing, and writing. He holds the PhD and doctorate in business administration (with emphasis on leadership and governance) offered jointly and as a dual-degree program by SMC University, Switzerland, and Universidad Central de Nicaragua.