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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Mrs Marion Barriskell

Marion Barriskell chairs the Finance Committee at TI-Kenya. She is currently the Regional Director (Sub-Saharan) for the British Council. Before joining the British Council, she was the Head of Investigations, KPMG East Africa. She led in conducting fraud investigations and collation of evidence for administrative and judicial processes where necessary. Prior to joining KMPG East Africa, she was a manager at KMPG Forensic Services (London) where she Managed fraud investigations including seizing evidence, analysing, interviewing and reporting. She has also worked with Special EU Programmes for peace in Northern Ireland, managing forensic investigations on irregularities detected. She is a recipient of Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) award. Marion is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, as well as an Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Dundee and a Diploma in Audit Skills from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy. She joined the TI-Kenya Board of Directors in August 2014.

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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. Linda Musumba

Dr. Linda Musumba is a senior lecturer and founding Dean of the Kenyatta University School of Law. She is a successful founding dean, leader and administrative head of a prestigious new law school in a respected public university in Kenya. She put in place successful systems and procedures to guide the daily operations of the School in line with the ethos and practices of the parent Kenyatta University and particularly an effective feedback and evaluation system. Dr. Musumba has carried out consultancies and research for various organisations such as the African Union Commission and Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). She has written and presented papers in several conferences/seminars/workshops organised by various Kenyan and international entities on various issues of law, gender, and governance. She previously wrote a weekly column for the East African Standard Sunday Newspaper, and severally for the Nairobi Law Monthly Magazine. Before joining the TI-Kenya Board of Directors in 2015, she was a Member of TI-Kenya and Secretary General of African Centre for Rights and Governance. She holds a PhD in Law from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and a Masters in Law in Development from the University of Warwick, UK. Dr. Musumba is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and received her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi. She is a Chair of the Legal Cluster in the Commission for University Education (CUE) Project.

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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. Samuel M. Kimeu

Mr. Samuel Kimeu is the Executive Director at TI-Kenya where he oversees the day to day running of the affairs of the organisation. He joined TI-Kenya in 2010 from the Embassy of Finland, Nairobi where he had been the Governance Specialist since October 2007. He was previously a lecturer at the Kenyatta University School of Law, a Research Intern at Global Rights based in Washington DC and the Executive Director of the Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya). He is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Masters of Law degree in International Human Rights from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana-USA. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi.

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