Drivers of change and future skills in Kenya

This report is published by ICPAK and ACCA. It forms part of ACCA’s research into the future of accountancy, the drivers of change in the profession and the skills that will be most needed in the future.

drivers of change and future skills in Kenya

Key trends in Kenya have been identified by members of ICPAK and ACCA in surveys and roundtables. This report considers what these trends mean for professional accountants, what will be expected of them in future and the value of new and existing technical and interpersonal competencies. These trends include the role of accountants in safeguarding private and public sector organisations, while demonstrating the value provided by the accountancy profession.


Some of the key challenges facing Kenya

  • the threat of political instability
  • a rapidly changing demography
  • the quality of public sector administration
  • fluctuations in government revenues
  • a high propensity to natural disasters
  • high levels of unemployment