Sheila Masinde has over 10 years work experience in media, outreach, governance and programme management. She joined TI-Kenya in 2014 from BBC Media Action (British Broadcasting Corporation’s international development charity) where she was the Communications and Training Manager. She first worked for Transparency International Kenya from 2009 to 2012 as the Advocacy and Communications Programme Officer. She has also worked at the Nation Media Group as a radio news presenter for Easy FM and online sub-editor, and I Choose Life as a Programme Trainer and Assistant Programme Manager. She also sits on the board of I Choose Life and serves in the resource mobilization and communications board committee. She holds a Master of Arts in Communication studies from the School of Journalism, University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyatta University.
Njeri has over seven years’ experience in finance and accounting within the corporate sector with companies such as Virtual City Ltd, where she served as the Chief Accounts Officer before joining TI-Kenya. She currently oversees TI-Kenya’s Finance Department operations and Investment Management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nairobi and is completing Executive Masters of Business Administration studies at the Management University of Africa.
Titus Ogalo is a political scientist. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Moi University. He has experience in advocacy, governance, project planning and management and community mobilization. Previously, Titus worked in the Department of children and probation services and in the Public Relations Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Home affairs, SCOPE attached to the WFP’s food programme in Kilifi County and most recently with Kituo Cha Sheria where he provided leadership in implementation of various projects around access to justice and governance. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Nairobi.
Winnie Njoroge is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP-K) by The Human Resource Management Professionals Examination Board (HRMPEB) and a Certified Public Secretary, CPS (K) –KASNEB. She is a Full Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM). Winnie is an MBA (Human Resource Management) graduate from The University of Nairobi and holds a BSc. Degree in Communications and Public Relations from Moi University. She handles all Human Resource & Administrative functions at TI-Kenya. Her previous work engagement is at Sustainable Community Development Services (SCODE) as a Project Officer, Rafiki Deposit Taking Micro Finance as a Customer Service Relationship Officer and at the Standard Chartered Bank in the Consumer Banking department. She has an interest in community service and volunteers at Africa Cancer Foundation.
Harriet has over 5 years in research work. She has previously worked with Milward Brown East Africa as well as AC Nielsen Kenya Ltd as a research assistant. She also worked as independently as a research consultant. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from UoN as well as a higher diploma in Human resource management from the Institute of Human Resource Management.
Abraham has over nine years professional experience. He worked as an intern at World Vision Kenya then moved to a Project Coordinator’s position in the areas of Sponsorship, Food security, education and Health and Sanitation. The Coordination was mainly designing programmes for all the projects, supporting the project officers in the implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the projects and reporting on the projects’ outcomes and outputs. Abraham joined TI-Kenya in July 2015 as a Convener in Humanitarian Aid Integrity Programme, Uwajibikaji Pamoja Project then became the National Convener, in charge of Uwajiabikaji Pamoja. The project is being implemented in 4 counties- Turakana, West Pokot, Marsabit and Wajir. Currently, Abrahams is the Regional Coordinator, North Rift Region. He holds a BSc Agricultural Economics and MBA, Strategic Management.
Gerald is a communications practitioner with over 5 years’ experience in developing and delivering communications and marketing strategies for international and local organizations. He has handled communications responsibilities at Act Change Transform (ACT!), AUA Industria LTD-Kenya and Uganda, and Pastoralist Community Initiative and Development Assistance (PACIDA). Gerald holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Kampala University-Uganda.
Titus Gitonga is an experienced and innovative lawyer with a passion and dedication to good governance and human rights advocacy. He has over 8 years’ experience in governance work. He first joined TI-Kenya as a legal intern between September 2013 – February 2014 and has subsequently served the organization in various capacities, including as a volunteer lawyer and consultant. He has also previously worked in private legal practice at Nyarango & Company Advocates and organizations such as Kituo cha Sheria, Kenya Water and Sanitation CSOs Network (KEWASNET) and the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA-Kenya). He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Kenyatta University and has completed his Professional Diploma at the Kenya School of Law.
Elizabeth is an advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre in Kampala. She has previously interned at the Commission on Administrative Justice (Kisumu), Transparency International Kenya (ALAC-Western), The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Uganda (Administrator General’s Department-Clerkship) and a Private Law firm in Kisumu. She is passionate in matters pertaining to observance of Human Rights and Advocacy on issues affecting women and youths.
Della Wamalwa is the Finance Assistant at TI-Kenya. Before joining TI-Kenya, she interned at National Hospital Insurance fund, Konrad and Adenaur Stiftung. She holds a Degree in Business Management from University of Eldoret and is currently pursuing her CPA course.
Fidialice Muthike is a highly qualified researcher with extensive experience in social research, governance and anti-corruption work. She is the Research and Enterprise Executive at TI-Kenya. She first joined the organization in 2016 as an intern in the research department. Since then, she has worked in various capacities within the research department. She is currently handling all the research work for the organization. She previously worked for Excel Chemicals as an Assistant Accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Sociology from the University of Nairobi.
Wycliffe Asiago has over 10 years experience in the corporate sector, the most recent being Viscar Industrial capacity limited where he served as a logistics coordinator. He plans in conjunction with the administrator to facilitate all logistical activities and any other functions assigned for TI Kenya. He holds a certificate in Food Production from Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).
Dennilison Musau works as the Quality Assurance Executive for TI-Kenya. He manages Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation functions as well ensuring TI-Kenya products and services meet quality standards. He has five years’ experience in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Quality Assurance. Previously, he worked in the Water Sector Trust Fund as a Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation assistant officer. Dennilison is ISO 9001:2008/ ISO 9001:2015 trained Internal Quality Auditor and has practiced Quality Assurance for five years. He holds a Degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management from the same University.
Fredrick Ochieng Ouma – Deputy Programme Officer, Climate Governance Integrity Programme (CGIP)
Fredrick Ochieng Ouma has 8 years working experience on climate change activism, climate governance and international climate change negotiations. He joined TI-Kenya in April 2018 as a Project Assistant and rose to his current position, Deputy Programme Officer in the Climate Governance and Integrity Programme (CGIP). He previously worked with the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) as a Youth Climate Activist both in Kenya and at the continental level. He is a member of two professional bodies on climate change negotiations, Africa Group of Negotiators (AGN), and Africa Group of Negotiators Expert Support (AGNES). The government of Kenya has also recognized his technical expertise on climate change negotiations and named him the Lead, Transparency negotiation workstream under the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for Kenya. He holds a bachelor’s degree on Environmental Studies (Resource Conservation) from Kenyatta University, and is currently pursuing a master’s in Environmental Policy at the Nairobi University, Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy.
Charles is the Finance and Procurement Officer at TI-Kenya. He handles finance duties as well as overseeing all procurement aspects. Previously, Charles worked for Radar Limited. He has over 5 years’ experience in Corporate Finance. His experience spans various industries including manufacturing and service industries. A finalist of the Certified Investment and Financial Analyst course, Charles holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi.
Samuel is a lawyer by profession with a passion for advocacy, human rights and community engagement. He was previously a volunteer with the Advocacy and Legal Advisory Center. Samuel has also been involved in social accountability initiatives such as social audits and budget tracking in the health and education sector aimed at influencing policies. Prior to joining TI-Kenya, he consulted with Kenya Water and Sanitation Network on governance issues in Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) & Water Resources Management (WRM) sector, civil society networking and use of Integrated Quality and Compliance system in project monitoring and evaluation.
Eric is the ICT Assistant, Institutional Development at TI-Kenya. He has 4 years of experience in different fields in the faculty of information technology. Eric had worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, research intern at the Parliamentary Service Commission and Research Officer at Trendy Consulting International. He is interested in technology and systems and how technology can be used to strengthen the fight against corruption. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and certifications in Cybersecurity & Ethical Hacking, Linux Systems & Network Administration, SPSS and Data Science. Additionally, Eric is a NIST Cybersecurity Framework professional.
Mary Maneno is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Kenyatta University, School of Law, and a Post graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, Mary previously worked at the Refugee Consortium of Kenya in 2011. She has also worked with the firm of Cootow and Associates Advocates. She has done extensive research and scholarly work on governance, land, the plight of refugees and internally displaced persons in Kenya and an analysis of reproductive health rights among Kenyan women. Mary is passionate about law and gender relations, human rights, legal research and legislative drafting
Eric has over six years of experience in Advocacy, Project, Donor and Partnership Management, and Campaigning, spanning across diverse multicultural work environments. He is experienced in leading project teams, grant-making, managing partnerships, and convening alliances in various Governance sectors. He holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Public Administration, Diploma in Project Management, and various certifications in Programme Management, M & E, and Civic Leadership. He’s currently pursuing a master’s in development studies at the University of Nairobi. A YALI fellow, Eric is dedicated to helping solve Africa’s most pressing needs now and in the future.
Janet Momanyi – Front Office Assistant
Janet Momanyi oversees operations at the TI-Kenya front office. She has over 5 years’ experience in marketing and customer service. Previously, Janet worked as an intern at Rapids Camp Sagana, She has also worked at Kanunga Solfin Limited and GNLD International as a marketer. Janet is passionate about community service as she is a volunteer with the Rotaract club members and Kenya Scouts Association. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a specific major in marketing.
Irene is the Programme Assistant under the Social Justice &Economic Accountability Programme. She previously worked in TI-Kenya as an Intern under the Policy, Legal and Instutional Frameworks program supporting the Democracy, Governance and Human Rights project. Before joining TI-Kenya, she was a pupil at the Court of Appeal, Nairobi and volunteered at the National Legal Aid and Awareness Programme. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Moi University and has completed her post graduate Diploma at the Kenya School of Law. Irene is passionate about promoting human rights through legislative and policy changes and advocating for alternative means of dispute resolution.
Samuel is the Deputy Programme Officer, Extractives at TI-Kenya. Before joining TI-Kenya he worked with Globalink Consulting Ltd as an Environmental Consultant and Green Kenya Corporation as an Environmental Officer where he was greatly involved carrying out Environmental Impacts Assessments and Audits for proposed and operating projects. Samuel is trained in Environmental Management with a bias in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management. Ngei has vast knowledge and skills in environment and natural resources. He holds a BSc. in Natural Resources Management from Egerton University, a NEMA registered Associate Expert and a member of the Environment Institute of Kenya (EIK).
Derrick Makhandia is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 7 years’ experience working in legal aid, governance, human rights, research and legal fields. He first joined Transparency International Kenya in 2014 as an intern and rejoined later as a Project Assistant in 2016. Derrick has also worked with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, Mzalendo Trust, Mutuerandu Muriithi & Co. Advocates, and other institutions. He is passionate about the law, African history and books.
Wakesho is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and has over 6 years of experience in governance, democracy, and human rights work. She has spearheaded projects on electoral governance and reform, freedom of expression, digital governance, privacy, international justice and digital identity. She previously worked at the Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists and at Act Change Transform (ACT!) where her focus was on electoral governance. She is a member of the International Federation of women lawyers (FIDA-Kenya), the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), and the Kenyan Section of International Commission of Jurists (ICJ).
Alex is the Regional Officer, North Rift Region. He facilitates legal aid and implements projects for the North Rift Regional Office. Yator has six years’ experience in Development initiatives, Resource mobilization, Research and Project management for local and international non-profit organizations. Prior to joining TI-Kenya, Yator worked for Comitato Internazionale Per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP) as the Governance Program Technical Advisor. He has similarly worked for the International Republican Institute (IRI) as an Assistant Program Officer and the Institute for Education in Democracy (IED) as a Project assistant. Alex has extensive experience in facilitation, team building and training. He is a certified Art of Hosting practitioner- a model for hosting effective conversations. A lawyer by training, Alex is passionate about policy, promotion of good governance in Kenya and sustainable peace and democracy. He is a law graduate of Moi University.
Edwin K. Birech is a human rights practitioner as well as a researcher with six (6) years’ experience in policy formulation, human rights, advocacy, governance, training and research where he has built extensive skills through various professional trainings and hands on experience in the diverse areas of management of donor funded projects, policy formulation and analysis, advocacy, project cycle management and results based management. He holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from Moi University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Human Rights at the Centre for Human Rights and Peace, University of Nairobi. He is also a Trained Trainer of Trainers (ToTs) on Physical and Digital Security Management as well as Monitoring and Documentation of Human Rights by East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders and Defend Defenders-Kenya respectively. Prior to joining TI-Kenya, Edwin worked for Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), Parliament of Kenya, Defend Defenders-Kenya and Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) as a Human Rights Monitor, Research Officer, Project Officer and Programme Associate respectively besides working as a Consultant for a number of organizations. Edwin, a Public Management alumnus of YALI RLC EA is Programme Officer Policy, Legal & Institutional Framework (PLIF) and he supports Shule Yangu Alliance, a project that endeavors to accelerate the protection of public schools from being grabbed as well as supporting the government in issuing title deeds.
Rozzette Makundi is the Project Assistant for the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) Nairobi. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, School of Law and a post-graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. Prior to joining TI-Kenya, Rozzette was an Advocate Trainee at the Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions. Furthermore, he has worked as an Intern at the National Hospital Insurance Fund and also at Alphonse Mutinda and Company Advocates. He is an ardent supporter and advocate in adherence, upholding and respect for the Rule of Law. Moreover, he is passionate about promoting human rights since basic rights and fundamental freedoms as encapsulated in our Constitution are inherent and equally applicable to every person.
Caroline is the Programme Assistant for the Public Accountability thematic area. She is a passionate communications enthusiast with a selfless ambition to enhance transparency through communication. She has 2 years’ experience of working with Journalists as well as engaging the mass media platforms in raising awareness. Before joining TI-Kenya, Caroline worked with Kenya Society for the Protection and Care of Animals where she oversaw the planning and implementing various programs to help in promoting the fundraising activities as well as engaging the community in educating of animal rights. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from Daystar University.