Hon. Francis Ole Kaparo, Commission Chairman
Hon. Francis Ole Kaparo was inaugurated as the Commission Chairman by President Uhuru Kenyatta on 11th September, 2014 alongside seven other commissioners to lead the National Cohesion and Integration Commission of Kenya. Hon. Francis Ole Kaparo is a lawyer by profession with vast experience in Kenya’s political and development discourse. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and a post graduate Diploma in Laws from Kenya School of Law. Hon. Kaparo was admitted to the roll of Advocates as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya since 1997. He is the longest ever serving Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya, having served from1993 - 2008. Before then, he previously served as Minister for Labour 1990 -1991, Minister for Industry 1991-1993, Assistant Minister for National Guidance and Political Affairs 1988-1989, Assistant minister for Supplies and Marketing 1989-1990. He was also a Member of Parliament for Laikipia East between1988 - 1992.  Hon. Francis...
Irene N. Wanyoike, Vice Chairperson and Commissioner
Commissioner Irene N. Wanyoike holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and a post graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law. Commissioner Irene is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practitioner with emphasis in Mediation. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in both Kenya and London Branches. Currently she is the Honorary treasurer and Council member of CIArb. Irene Wanyoike has also been a private Consultant, working closely with FIDA in Family Mediation and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Irene Wanyoike has a wide knowledge in the field of Mediation and Arbitration, Public Sector Reforms, Governance, Human Rights, and is very passionate on issues of Women and Youth Empowerment. She has been a Civic Educator in the National Steering Committee of the Kenya National Integrated Civic Education (K-Nice) which had been under the then Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs. She is also in the Panel of...
Hon. Morris M. Dzoro, EGH. - Commissioner
Commissioner Hon. Morris M. Dzoro, EGH has over 15 years working experience and exposure in leadership and development at both local and international levels. He has been keen in empowering communities to determine their own future and realize their full potential through helping them demonstrate their relationship and live at peace with each other and their environment in order to meet their own long-term needs and livelihood with the main aim of transforming their lives. Hon. Morris Dzoro served as a Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife from 2003 to 2007; an Assistant Minister for Public Service between 2002 and 2003; and a Member of Parliament from 2002 to 2007. Prior to that, he worked as the Programme Manager for the World Vision – Kenya, in different counties and regions. He has also worked as a Part-Time Lecturer at both the University of Nairobi and Daystar University. Hon. Morris Dzoro is currently pursuing a PhD degree course on Tourism Management at the Moi...
Prof. Gitile Joseph Naituli, Commissioner
Commissioner Prof. Gitile Joseph Naituli holds a PhD degree in Business Management from Egerton University, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree in Management and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Business Administration and Government from MIU-IOWA, USA. His PhD Thesis was entitled: “Constraints on Growth of Micro and Small-Scale Women Enterprises in North and Central Meru, Kenya”. Prof. Naituli has over 20 years’ experience in Business Management and Leadership gained from extensive consulting, facilitation, teaching and research. Before his appointment as a Commissioner with the National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Prof. Naituli served as the Acting Principal and Deputy Principal (Finance and Administration) and Associate Professor, Business Management and Leadership at Multimedia University of Kenya. He is also a visiting Professor of Management at the University of Virginia, USA and sits on the Advisory Board of Environic Foundation International (EFI), USA, as...
Dr. Joseph Wamocha Nasongo - Commissioner
Commissioner Dr. Joseph Wamocha Nasongo is a PhD holder in Conflict Resolution and Management from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Master’s degree in Philosophy of Education and Bachelor’s degree in Education arts of Kenyatta University. His PhD thesis was titled ‘An analysis of feminist epistemology: Logical pedagogical implications to education in Kenya’. He joins the Commission from the world of academia with Twenty-Four years’ experience as an educationist, seven of which he taught in secondary schools, Six years at Maseno University and Eleven years at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. He has vast experience in teaching, research and publications. His research interests include: Peace studies, conflict resolution and management, Education, feminism, and philosophy. He has attended and presented papers in local, regional and international conferences. Dr. Joseph W. Nasongo is also a member of professional associations namely: Association of...
Dr. Roba D. Sharamo - Commissioner
Commissioner Dr. Roba D. Sharamo has over 16 years of experience in international development, diplomacy and conflict analysis and resolution where he worked in senior management positions with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kenya, Government of Kenya, non-governmental organizations and a leading think-tank, Institute for Security Studies in Addis Ababa and Nairobi, among other international institutions. Most recently, he worked for UNDP as the Team Leader for Peace Building and Conflict Prevention Unit. He received his Doctorate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University, United States of America (USA) in 2012. His doctoral dissertation is entitled, “Predatory Politics and Struggles of Peacemaking in Somalia,” at George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, US. Dr. Roba has a Master’s degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University, Boston, USA, 2002 and a Bachelor of Science from Kenyatta University, Nairobi,...
Adan Abdi Mohammed - Commissioner
With a Master of Science in Project Planning and Management from the University of Bradford, Commissioner Adan Abdi Mohamed previously undertook County Coordination with regard to drought management and food security through the operation of a County Drought Early Warning System, coordination and participation in County and national food security assessment and surveys and regular community information feedback. He previously managed the Arid Lands Resource Management Project as a Drought Management Coordinator. Commissioner Adan has 23 years of experience, both as an educationist and a development worker under various capacities. He also handled and coordinated drought mitigation response activities; handled and facilitated conflict dialogues and mitigations, coordinated development agencies both government departments, civil societies, NGOs, INGOs and UN Agencies at County level. He has skills working in hardship, drought and conflict prone areas, has the capacity to respond to...
Belinda Ochiel - Commissioner
Commissioner Belinda Ochiel holds a Masters in Communication Studies and a Master of Diplomacy, both from the University of Nairobi. She is a Policy, Advocacy and Communications Specialist with over 15 years’ experience in democracy, governance, health and human rights work. Currently she is pursuing a PHD. She has vast experience in research, policy analysis and evidence based advocacy, documentation of human rights violations civic education, reporting and outreach, complaints handling and redress, behavior change communications and knowledge management, partnership building and resource mobilization. Comm. Belinda is a seasoned policy, advocacy and communication expert with regional and international experience in peace building, democracy, governance and human rights. She was the Director of Policy, Advocacy and Communications at the Commission on Administrative Justice (office of the Ombudsman) Kenya with the responsibility of designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating...
Mr. Hassan Mohamed, OGW. - Commission Secretary
Mr. Hassan Mohamed is the Commission Secretary since June 2010. He holds a MA in Economic and Social Studies (Development Administration and Management) from University of Manchester UK, Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK; and Diploma in Range Management from Egerton University. Mr. Hassan is a career Civil Servant who has served in various Government Ministries culminating in his promotion to the rank of Senior Deputy Secretary. He was awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya in 2009 for Peace building efforts whilst serving as the Coordinator of the National Steering Committee for Peace Building and Conflict Management in the Office of the President. Mr. Hassan also received exposure in international peace efforts while on secondment as a Special Envoy of IGAD to the Sudan Peace Process between 2009 - 2010. He has extensive knowledge in Government Financial Management, having served as a Budget Supply Officer...

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