2021-CURRENT – Director General International Conferences, Media Events and Public Communications – Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kenya
PREVIOUS DIPLOMATIC ENGAGEMENT
2014-2020 – High Commissioner of Kenya to Australia and New Zealand. Defined agenda through the pillars of TOURISM, TRADE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, MINING, HEALTH, and SECURITY (TTEAHMS)
January 2003 to 2013 – Press Secretary to H.E. President Mwai Kibaki.
1990 -2002 – Worked with various private local media firms. These included the Daily Nation Newspaper where I was a business and economics news correspondent, Kenya Television Network where I was a business news editor and later Head of News and Take One Productions where I produced informational documentaries for Non- Governmental Organisations aimed at specific target audiences.
Graduate of the University of Nairobi where I was awarded a Bachelor of Arts. Between 1990 and 2002, undertook various study tours on broadcast journalism in the USA, U.K., Germany and China.
2008 –Attended intensive courses on ‘’Managing Political and Economic Transitions in developing countries’’ at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
2017 –Attended courses on ‘’Communicating in a Political Environment’’ and ‘’The Art of Stakeholder Engagement’’ at the Crawford School, Australia National University.
1993 – Nairobi Stock Exchange – Educating the public on investing in shares.
1994- Shelter Afrique – Delivery of affordable housing in Africa.
1995 – Institute for Education in Democracy – Why my vote counts
Conceptualised and authored three books on Kenya’s 3rd President His Excellency Mwai Kibaki covering his 50 Years of National Service.
2007- Moran of the Burning Spear (M.B.S.) Award honouring my service to the Kenyan public.
1997 – The Kenyan Community Abroad awarded me its first ever award in recognition of my role in promoting the growth of media and democracy in Kenya.