Chair, Advisory Board
Anne Mbugua brings a wealth of over 25 years’ experience in legal practice. She is the Senior Partner and Head of the Litigation Department at Musyimi and Company Advocates.
The department with her leadership specializes in practice areas in Commercial Litigation, Banking Law, Environmental and Land Law, Judicial Review, Family Law, Medical Law (negligence and malpractice matters), Employment law, Debt Collection, Insurance Law, Arbitration and Mediation.
Bishop Rotich was born on July 27, 1957 at Tegat Village, Longisa in present day Bomet County. He joined St Augustine Major Seminary, Mabanga, from 1977 – 1979 for his philosophy training before joining St Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary, Langata, from 1979 – 1983 for Theology training. He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Nakuru on November 18, 1983 by the Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi (then Bishop of Nakuru), Most Rev Ndingi Mwana a’ Nzeki. On March 9, 1996, he was appointed as Auxilliary Bishop of Nairobi and on the same date, he was appointed as Titular Bishop of Iulium Carnicum.
Joel Waweru Mwangi was born on 4th October, 1959. He was enrolled to Muguru Primary School where he sat for his certificate of Primary Examination and qualified to proceed to Kangema High School. He joined the Church Army College (currently Carlile College) between 1980 and 1981 and obtained a Certificate which qualified him to be a Church Army Evangelist based at the St. James & All Martyrs Cathedral, Murang’a. He expounded his training in Theological Education by Extension (TEE) which saw him promoted to the position of a Training College Officer at Church Army Africa and later a certificate in Religious Studies from Nairobi University.
Catherine Musakali is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. She is the Founder of Dorion Associates, a firm specializing in governance matters and commercial legal consultancies.
Prior to founding Darion Associates, Catherine worked for Kenya Shell Limited (Now Vivo Energy Kenya Limited) as their Company Secretary and Head of Legal for over fifteen years. She represented her employer on the Board of Petroleum Institute of East Africa, the Industry body and represented the Industry in the committee that was set up to draft the current Energy Act.
Dr. George N. Njenga is the Executive Dean of Strathmore University Business School (SBS); Director of Strathmore Research and Consultancy Company, Chairman of B-Sea Consulting, Founder of Ongoza Youth Organization, Chairman of Origen Group EPZ and a seasoned leadership and Governance Senior Lecturer for over 20 years.
He specializes in strategy, governance and leadership. He has a PhD (hons.) in Political Philosophy from the University of Navarra, a top university in Spain. He holds a Master’s in Governance and Culture of Institutions (MGCI) from the same University, a Master’s in Business Administration from the United States International University (USIU) and is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya.
Jennifer. Shamalla is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya at the law firm where she is the founder. She is also a recognised authority in the area of intellectual property law, and e commerce law. Her main areas of practice are in commercial law and human rights.
Jennifer has also conducting training on civic education and human rights in Kenya and Southern Sudan. She is a published writer commenting on topical affairs in Kenya, the region and worldwide.
Jennifer is the convener of the Intellectual property and ICT Committee at the Law Society of Kenya. Jennifer also provides risk analyses and sensitization to international organizations on the Kenyan legal and political system.
Bishop Kepha Omae is the visionary and Senior Pastor of Liberty Christian Center. Ordained as a pastor with the Redeemed Gospel Church Inc, he also serves as the presiding Bishop of the Redeemed Gospel Church Inc.
Joseph Ogutu is responsible for Special Projects including the Foundations. He joined Safaricom as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer in May 2005 from Telkom Kenya where he was the principal assistant to the Managing Director and Chief Strategy and Regulatory Officer. He then served as Chief Human Resource Officer from 2008 before taking on the role of Director Resources in the March 2011 company reorganization.
In October 2012, Mr. Ogutu was appointed as the Director, Strategy & innovation where he worked closely with the CEO in formulating strategic direction for the business and focusing on developing Safaricom’s position as an industry leader in driving innovation in products and services. He currently also serves as the Chairman of Safaricom Foundation and sits in the board of TEAMS Limited.