Mr. George Ogalo is a graduate of Egerton University (B.Ed., Mathematics and Economics), and Africa International University (formerly NEGST) with Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies. He is currently a PhD candidate (Biblical Studies).
In his undergraduate studies, he was in the Christian Union leadership, serving in various capacities including being the Chairman of the Christian Union. He also served as a member of the FOCUS Coordinating Council (FCC), now known as National Governing Council (NGC), by virtue of being in the National Students Executive committee (NASEC). During his Masters studies at AIU, he became the Chairman of the students Association thereby representing students in the University Senate.
Previously, before going for further studies, George worked for FOCUS for a cumulative 10 years in different roles including one year in STEM program, two years of missionary assignment in Southover Church, England with a focus on International students’ ministry, and seven (7) years in the FOCUS staff team. As a FOCUS staff he was a Training Secretary (title has since changed to Campus Ministry Facilitator) and a Regional Coordinator for 3 years and 4 years respectively. George continued being an active FOCUS Associate, investing his public speaking, communication and Bible exposition skills in the Church, Christian Unions, FOCUS staff trainings, and student Conferences.
George has also demonstrated leadership in several other forums. He has been actively involved in Church ministry as Youth Patron and Advisory Board member at Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) Kisumu and as the head of department for Family Care Ministry at CITAM Ngong. He has also served as a Convener of the Religion Committee in Kenya Christian Professional forum (KCPF). In the rural community, he has led initiatives in mobilising resources for Education of the youth and for providing clean water. He has helped set up three consortiums involving Sychar Centre, Institute of Study of African Realities (ISAR), Concordis International, in which he was also the repertoire, leading to three publications on the issues of ethnicity, land, and corruption.
George is married to Mary Thamari Odhiambo, and they are blessed with three children; Cato, Mark and Luka.