Mrs. Bernadette Wanyonyi Musundi

Mrs. Bernadette Musundi is the chair of the Board of Directors at TI-Kenya.  She is a former Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Home Affairs, Heritage and Sports. Mrs. Musundi has twice served as the Executive Director of the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) the largest women’s NGO in Eastern Africa. She is currently serving as a member of Strathmore University Council and a member of the Council of Regina Pacis University College – a constituent college of the Catholic University of East Africa. She previously represented African women co-operative members on the International Cooperative Alliance’s Global Women Committee for 20 years, seven of which she served as its Vice President. Mrs. Musundi is also currently working as a consultant in creating linkages between communities, development agencies and donor partners. She holds a B.A (Hon.) and M.A degrees in addition to extensive professional training in Adult Education, Marketing, Business Administration and Co-operative Management from local and foreign institutions of higher learning. She joined the TI-Kenya board in April 2010. In October 2016, Mrs. Musundi was appointed and subsequently elected Chair of the Recruitment Panel for the Chairman and Commissioners of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

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Dr. Luis Gabriel Franceschi

Dr. Luis Franceschi is the current Dean of the School of Law at Strathmore University and the Chairman of the Board of the Ethics Institute of East Africa. Dr. Franceschi is also the Legal Advisor of Strathmore Educational Trust. He is also a member of the team of experts Peer Reviewers of the Council of Legal Education. He has written several publications; one being L.G. Franceschi & PLO Lumumba, The Constitution of Kenya; An Introductory Commentary, Strathmore University Press,2014.

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Ms. Eva Wangui

Ms. Eva Wangui is a business leader with over 20 years’ experience in telecommunications, mobile financial Services, manufacturing industries and consultancy. Ms. Wangui’s career background is in Finance and Accounting and has purposed to share her personal and professional experience as a consultant by offering support to startups in the areas of Finance, Procurement, IT and Corporate Governance. She has previously worked with Diageo for over 15 years rising to the level of Head of Finance, Bharti Airtel Ltd as the Finance Director and served as Cluster Finance Head – Kenya and Tanzania in Safal Group.

She is well versed in areas of Financial Reporting & Analytics, Commercial Finance, Project Management, Board Representations, Business Re-engineering, Controls and Governance, Working Capital Optimization, External Stakeholder Engagements and Talent Leadership. She has a great passion in financial inclusivity especially in Africa.

Ms. Wangui holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from East and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI), Bachelor of Commerce – First Class Honors (Marketing Option), from KCA University, Advanced Management Programme (AMP) from IESE Business School (Spain) and Strathmore Business School (Kenya), Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA K). Other certifications that she holds include Airtel Leadership Development Program facilitated by Centre of Creative Leadership (Gurgaon, India) and Telecoms mini MBA by Coleago. She joined the TI-Kenya Board of Directors in January 2020.

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Dr. Bedan Lyanda Musima

Dr. Bedan Lyanda Musima is the founder and managing director of The Dental & Maxillofacial Imaging Centre Ltd (DAMIC). He is also the founder and chief clinical lead of a multidisciplinary dental centre, Dr Musima and Associates Ltd. Dr. Musima holds a Masters of Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics from the BPP University, United Kingdom, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, Diploma in Orthodontics (DOrth) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and a Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry (PDD) Implantology from The University of Western Cape, South Africa.

He has a wealth of experience in the industry having previously worked at the Dental Place Ltd, Upper Hill Medical Centre as an associated dentist and at the University of Pretoria, Department of Orthodontics as a Postgraduate registrar.

Dr. Musima is a member of various professional bodies including the British Orthodontic Society, International Association of Dental Research (IADR), American Dental Association (ADA), Kenya Dental Association (KDA) and the Kenya Hospital Association (KHA). He joined the TI-Kenya Board of Directors in January 2020.

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Mr. James Muthui

Mr. James Muthui is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya having been admitted in 2003. He has a vast legal experience in commercial and civil litigation in the following areas – land disputes, intellectual property, banking law, environmental and conservation law, judicial review, employment disputes, debt collection, arbitration and meditation, and other general commercial areas. He is currently a partner at Kaplan and Stratton Advocates. He handles matters in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court, Employment and Labour Relations Court, Arbitral Tribunals and other tribunals.

He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from The University of Nairobi. He is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and International Bar Association. Mr. Muthui is a Commissioner of Oaths (2007) and a Patent Agent, Kenya Industrial Property Institute (2012). He joined the TI-Kenya Board of Directors in February 2020.


Ms. Samira Mary Leakey

Ms. Samira Mary Leakey is a Writer, Editor, Communications and Public Affairs specialist. She has conducted independent consultancies in communications and project management fields with the Turkana Basin Institute, the African Conservation Fund, World Bank, Institute of Economic Affairs, African Medical and Research Foundation and the UNDP Global Environment Facility, Africa Bureau. She co-authored the auto-biographical book of Meave Leakey’s life in search of human origins.

Ms. Samira holds a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs – International Development Policy Focus from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from The University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.

She sits on the Governing Body of Hillcrest International Schools and joined the TI-Kenya Board of Directors in February 2020.