Obare has over 20 years of work experience, having worked for various organizations in various capacities relating to Governance, Financial Management, Talent Management, Strategy and Leadership. Previously, he has worked for SkillShare Services as Managing Partner, at MTN Business as the Quality Management Representative (QMR) and Head of Finance. He also worked at Strathmore University.
He is the immediate former Chief Executive Officer at the Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS).
As a scholar, he has publications in various international academic journals. He Lectures/has lectured at over five universities.
He holds a Bachelor of Law degree (LL.B) and a Master of Science (MSc) in Finance both from UoN, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Double Major) 1st Class Honours from Strathmore University. Obare has completed the Program for Management Development (PMD) course offered jointly by SBS Kenya & GIBS University of Pretoria South Africa. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Nairobi.
He is a Lawyer, a Fellow Certified Public Accountant (FCPA), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Investment and Financial Analyst (FA), an Accredited Governance Auditor, a trained ISO 9001:2015 internal auditor, a trained trainer on Crucial Conversations by VitalSmarts USA and a trained trainer on Corporate Secretarial Toolkit by IFC & CSIA.
He is a facilitator with the Man Enough Program, a sponsor to the Child Fund and mentors the youth and teenagers.