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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Mr. John Henry Juma

John Juma chairs the Programmes Committee at TI-Kenya. He  is a development economist with over 30 years’ experience in stakeholder mobilization, strategic planning, Finance analysis and review, institutional development & training, government and donor engagements. Juma has accumulated his experience in both government and private sectors. From 2005 to 2015, he was contracted by the World Bank and the UNDP as a Rapid Result Approach consultant and worked with various government institutions and municipalities in Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, South Sudan and Eritrea. He has consulted with South Sudan on South Sudan Education Project, Fidelity Commercial Bank on Feasibility for opening of new bank branches. Juma has also worked with the Ministry of Planning and Finance, the Development Finance Company of Kenya Limited and the Kenya Commercial Bank. He holds an MA in Public Policy & Administration (Development Economics) from the University of Wisconsin, USA; BA in Economics from the University of Nairobi; Diploma in Industrial Consultancy at the University of Delft, the Netherlands; Diploma in Finance for Small Enterprises, Cranfield University, UK; Certificate in Development Economics, Havard University and a Certificate in Economics of European Integration at the London School of Economics, UK.

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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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Mr. Kepta Reseni Ombati

Kepta Ombati is a Pan Africanist change maker and farmer. Previous development work experience includes with the Ford Foundation-funded Akiba Uhaki Foundation, the National Convention Executive Council (NCEC), the Youth Agenda, the Greenbelt Movement and UNHCR in Nairobi. He was the Founding Chair of Zinduka Festival, the premier human rights and social justice festival in East Africa promoting people to people integration through sunshine democracy, public policy discourse, art and culture, technology and innovation. He is a member of the Transformation Thinkers Forum of the GIZ and Bertelsmann Stiftung and his current work and academic interests are in movement building for transformative social change; innovation for social transformation and sustainable development; social and business research; leadership and institutional capacity development. He holds an MBA from the University of Nairobi Business School and is currently pursuing doctoral studies in the same institution. He has been a member of TI-Kenya since 2005 and a member of the Board since 2018.

 

Mr. Samuel M. Kimeu

Mr. Samuel Kimeu is the Executive Director of Transparency International-Kenya. He previously served as the Governance Specialist at the Embassy of Finland in Nairobi and the Executive Director of the Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists. He has also taught law at the Kenyatta University School of Law in Nairobi-Kenya. He is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Master of Laws degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA. He received his Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi and is a member of both the Law Society of Kenya and the East African Law Society.

Mr. Kimeu is also currently serving as an elected member of The Africa Union Advisory Board on Corruption (AUABC) since August 2019 and The Board of Transparency International since October 2017. He is an alumnus of the Australian Awards who benefited in November 2016.

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