BISHOP JACKSON KIPKEMOI KOSGEI
CHAIRMAN | | B.A - Religion, Social Science, Education (Pan African University); B.Sc. Leadership, Management; MA- Leadership
Bishop Jackson Kosgei is the Chairman of the KFCB Board of Directors. He is also the chairman of Community Development Society and a member of the Consumers Protection Advisory Committee in the Ministry of Trade. He has worked in the administration of institutional executive positions for over twenty years and in other levels for fifteen years. Bishop Kosgei has served in the Worldwide Gospel Church, Commissions and State Corporations among other responsibilities. Bishop Kosgei, who is accomplished in the work of the Gospel, is married with three grown-up children.
DR. EZEKIEL MUTUA, MBS
C.E.O | PhD in Communication Studies (Moi University); Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration (Commonwealth University); Masters in Communication Studies (University of Nairobi); B.A in Linguistics and Sociology (Kenyatta University); Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) 2010
Dr. Ezekiel Mutua is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB). Before his appointment to this position in 2015, he was the Secretary of Information at the Ministry of ICT, a post he had held since 2011; was the Director of Information and Public Communications in the same ministry (2007-2011); served as the Secretary General of the Kenya Union of Journalists (2001-2007). Dr. Mutua’s career in media was nurtured at the Nation Media Group where he worked as a journalist between 1994 and 2002, rising through the ranks from a trainee reporter to a reporter and later an editor. He holds a PhD in Communication Studies from Moi University, an Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration (Commonwealth University), a Masters in Communication Studies from the University of Nairobi and a BA in Sociology and Linguistics from Kenyatta University. Dr. Mutua has served as a Director in several State Corporations, including the Brand Kenya Board, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, Media Council of Kenya and the Vision 2030 Secretariat. Dr. Mutua is married with two children.
Ms. GATHONI KUNGU
Director | BA – Communications; Diploma — Addiction Counselling
Ms. Gathoni Kung’u is the Managing Director of Gee Pictures Company Limited and is a Media Consultant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a Minor in Psychology and a Higher Diploma in Addiction Counselling. She is pursuing a Masters degree in Communication. As a multi-media professional with over ten years’ experience in media relations and media production, Ms. Kungu is an accomplished TV and Film Producer/Director. She has been instrumental in producing and directing various ground-breaking Kenyan TV shows themed along a wide array of contemporary socio-economic issues. Most of her works have aired on mainstream TV stations and include the Patricia Show aired on MNET and Uongozi aired on NTV. Ms. Kungu is also effective in developing relationships and stakeholder management, having acted as point of contact and representative, both internally and externally, in initiatives aimed at upholding organizational and corporate image as well as branding and communication.
MS. NEREAH OKANGA
Director | LL.B; B.A. in International Political Economy; Diploma in Law-KSL
Ms. Nereah Aluoch Okanga is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya currently working as the in-house legal counsel for Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited. She previously offered legal services as a Senior Associate at Anjarwalla & Khanna, Advocates. She obtained an undergraduate degree in International Political Economy in the United States, and did her graduate legal degree from the University of Bristol in the UK. Ms Okanga has a wealth of experience that spans over 15 (fifteen) years in training and practice, locally and internationally. She is well versed in various areas of legal practice including financial and banking law, corporate law, commercial law, land law and conveyancing, civil litigation, mergers and acquisitions, labour law, and the law of succession & employment. Her various professional roles and duties have required her to provide guidance on corporate governance, formulate policy and procedure and develop frameworks for compliance and risk management.
MR. NORMAN MAGAYA
Director | PhD in Oil and Gas Law; Master of Laws (LLM) specializing in Natural Resources Law and International Environmental Law; Bachelor of Laws
Norman Magaya is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and has been practicing law in Nairobi since his admission and is also a member of the Law Society of Kenya. He has worked with K’opere and Co. Advocates (2011-2013), Nzaku and Co. Advocates (2013-14), Oluoch and Co Advocates (2014-2016) and JAB Orengo and Co. Advocates from 2017 to date. Mr. Magaya is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws from the Uganda Pentecostal University, Master of Laws specialising in Natural Resources Law and International Environmental Law from the Grotius School of Law. He has completed his PhD studies specialising in Oil and Gas law. Mr. Magaya is a fulltime lecturer at Kabarak University, School of Law. Previously, he taught at the Africa Nazarene University, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Mt. Kenya University, Grotius School of Law in Uganda, Kenya School of Law and Inoorero University. He has published several scholarly journal articles with various reputable university journals.
MS. JUNE AUDREY KATHONI GACHUI
Director | LL.B; Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law)
Ms. June Gachui is the Founder and Principal Consultant at JGIP Consultants as well as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya specializing in Intellectual Property (IP) and Entertainment Law for over a decade. She is a multi-linguist, singer-songwriter, recording artist, thespian and professional Emcee. As a consultant, she has been involved in offering a wide range of IP and Legal Services, including trainings, client advisory, IP registration and project consulting for both private and public sector clients as well as for creative entrepreneurs across sectors. June has also served as the Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP)General Manager, Legal officer at Total Kenya Limited and has vast experience drawn from her time at the World Intellectual Property Organization New York office, Music Copyright Society of Kenya, IKM Advocates, Joan B. Peters TV and Entertainment Law Firm in Australia, just to name a few. MS. Gachui has served as a resource person for Africa’s creative industry by running numerous workshops and seminars on matters protection and monetization of the creative arts and lobbying for better legislation and enforcement where infringement of these Intellectual Property Rights occurs. Ms Gachui also currently serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the Sports Culture and Heritage Sector Board at KEPSA.
MR. NEHEMIAH KIPKOECH MAINA
Director | B.A. Theology (University of East Africa, Baraton); B.A. Religion (Hong Kong Adventist College)
Mr. Nehemiah Kipkoech has been a Director at Manger Networks, Eldoret since 2001. He has previously served as a Pastor in Kapenguria District SDA Church (1999-2001). Mr. Kipkoech holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Hong Kong Adventist College. He has a sound background in counselling, enjoys working in busy and challenging environments and has always sought positions of responsibility and professional affirmation.
REVEREND CANON DAVID LEBARLEYIA
Director | Bachelor of Science in Community Development (Laikipia University); Diploma in Theology (St Paul’s University)
Reverend Canon David Lebarleyia is an Anglican Church Minister having served in the Church Ministry for over 21 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Community Development from Laikipia University and a Diploma in Theology from St. Pauls University. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Missiology at the Kenya Methodist University. Rev. Lebarleyia has previously served as Chairman in the Board of Management of Serian FM Community Radio as well as in various Boards of Management of numerous High Schools within Samburu County.
MR. KENNEDY OGOLA
Alt. Director | MSc-Social Statistics (Kenyatta University); MSc-Applied Statistics with IT (Maseno University); Principal Secretary’s Representative Ministry of ICT- State Department of ICT
Mr. Kennedy Ogola is an Applied Statistician/Economist with a Masters of Science (MSc) Social Statistics from Kenya University and an MSc Applied Statistics with IT from Maseno University. He works at the Ministry of ICT, coordinating project conceptualisation and implementation, policy formulation and review, data analysis, performance management and development of blue paper. Previously he has worked with Alexander Forbes (Kenya) for three (3) years as a risk analyst and Transparency International as Lead Data Analyst. He is the representative of the Principal Secretary in the KFCB Board.
MS. JOYCE WAMUCII NDUMIA
Director | Bachelor of Laws (University of Nairobi); Diploma in Laws (Kenya School of Law); Certified Public Secretary CPS (K); Certified Corporate Governance Auditor
Joyce Wamucii is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya. She has been practicing law in Nairobi since her admission to the bar in 2004. She has been a partner in Kairu & McCourt Advocates since December 2007. She graduated from University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Laws and holds a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law, is a Certified Public Secretary - CPS (K) and an accredited corporate governance auditor. Ms. Wamucii is also a registered Patent Agent, Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public. She has practiced for 14 years as an advocate in Nairobi and has acquired extensive experience in preparation of commercial securities and other commercial instruments and documents, Intellectual Property Law, Conveyancing, Banking Law and Company Secretarial.
MS. CHARITY KOCHALLE
DIRECTOR – KENYA FILM CLASSIFICATION BOARD
Ms. Charity Kochalle holds a Diploma in Biblical Studies and Ministry Outreach from the I am Ministries International. She is a former chairperson of the National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF) 2017-2018. Ms. Kochalle was the leader of the decoration team at the Glory Christian Church International (GCCI) 2014 -2016. She attended Pan Africa Secondary (1983-1985) and Muruguru Primary School (1972-1982. She is currently a skilled farmer.
MR.PETER NYAMETE MOGIRE
Alt. Director | CPA, PS NATIONAL TREASURY
Peter Nyamete Mogire is a qualified Accountant and works at National Treasury and Head Accounting Unit- Government Digital Payments (GDP). Pursuing B. Com [Accounting] from Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). In addition, he is Certified Public Accountant of Kenya-CPA (K) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya- ICPAK and in good standing. He has a wide knowledge in Public sector accounting and finance. He has worked in various Government Ministries including Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he worked at Kenya Embassy Tel Aviv – Israel as a Financial Attaché.