Mr. Christopher Wambua is the Acting CEO of the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) - the regulatory agency for the Film and Broadcast Content. He was appointed to the position in August 2021.
Prior to his appointment, he was the Director in charge of Consumer and Public Affairs at the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). In this role, he was responsible for overseeing corporate communications, consumer protection, stakeholder management, and international relations functions at the ICT sector regulator. He had earlier worked at the CA’s Multi Media Services Department as the Assistant Director in charge of Content Regulation and Innovation. Mr Wambua has spent most of his working life at CA, having joined the organisation in 2000 as an Assistant PR Manager.
Before joining CA, he worked at the Tea Board of Kenya and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology as a Public Relations Officer.
Mr. Wambua holds a Master’s degree in International Studies and a post-graduate diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Nairobi. He holds another post-graduate diploma in Public Relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a first degree in Education from Kenyatta University.
Mr. Wambua has over the years taken many short courses, including the University of Oxford’s Executive Leadership Programme.
Gathoni Kungu is a sought after media mogul. She flourishes in the media industry and is a Media Consultant. 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. She is also A Certified Addiction Counsellor and Health and Wholeness Coach. She is The Director of Training and Development as well as Regional Director Of Youth Up Global. She Co-hosts Stories Of Life and got nominated as one of The Content Creators from Africa by Tech Times Africa. She is an author of two books one is called The Dance Of Life and an E-book Your Best Body Starting Now. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya.Gathoni has worked on multiple local and international productions with roles ranging from Assistant Producer, Producer, and Guest Producer.
As a media mogul and a force to reckon with Gathoni Kungu with a network base across Kenya and internationally runs multiple projects and consultations.
Ms.Kungu is also effective in developing relationships and stakeholder management, having acted as a point of contact and representative, both internally and externally, in initiatives aimed at upholding organizational and corporate image, branding and communication activities.
Ms. Nereah Aluoch Okanga is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She is currently the in-house legal counsel for ABSA Kenya.
Ms. Okanga previously worked as a Senior Associate at Anjarwalla and Khanna Advocates.
She earned her undergraduate degree in International Political Economy in the United States, and later pursued her graduate degree in law from the University of Bristol, UK.
Ms Okanga has more than 15 years’ experience in training and legal practice – locally and internationally.
She is well grounded in financial and banking law, corporate law, commercial law, land law and conveyancing.
Other areas of her specialisation are civil litigation, mergers and acquisitions, labour law, and the law of succession and employment.
She has provided guidance to various organisations on corporate governance, policy formulation, as well as compliance and risk management.
Ms. June Gachui, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, is Founder and Principal Consultant at JGIP Consultants.
She has practised law for more than 10 years specialising in intellectual property and Entertainment Law.
She is a multi-linguist, singer-songwriter, recording artist, thespian and professional emcee.
As a consultant, she has offered Intellectual Property and legal services to a wide range of clients on training, advisory, intellectual property registration, and project management.
Ms. Gachui once served as the General Manager of the Kenya Association of Music Producers.
She has also worked for Total Kenya, World Intellectual Property Organisation (New York), and the Music Copyright Society of Kenya.
Other previous employers are IKM Advocates and Joan B. Peters TV and Entertainment Law firm in Australia.
Ms Gachui has organised many workshops and seminars on intellectual property rights protection and monetisation of the creative arts.
She currently serves as the co-vice chair of the Sports, Culture and Heritage Sector Board at the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA).
Ms. Joyce Wamucii is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, and a member of the Law Society of Kenya.
She has practised law in Nairobi since 2004, particularly as a partner in the Kairu & McCourt Advocates.
She studied law at the University of Nairobi, and also holds a diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
Ms. Wamucii is CPS (K), as well as an accredited corporate governance auditor.
She is also a Registered Patent Agent, Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public.
Ms. Wamucii has extensive experience in commercial securities and other commercial instruments and documents.
Her other specialties include intellectual property Law, conveyancing, banking law, and company secretarial.
Ms. Charity Kochalle holds a Diploma in Biblical Studies and Ministry Outreach from the I am Ministries International.
She is former chairperson of the National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF).
Ms. Kochalle led the decoration team at the Glory Christian Church International (GCCI), 2014 -2016.
She is currently involved in farming.
Mr. Henry Nading Losikiriatum holds a Phd in leadership (Honoris Causa) from the University of America. He also holds a Diploma in Planning and Management (Project Development) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
Mr. Losikiriatum is currently the chairperson, Parents Teachers Association (PTA), at Churo Boys High School and a Board Member at Churo Girls High School. With a wealth of experience in Community Mobilization and Project Management, Mr. Losikiriatum worked as a Programme Development Coordinator with World Vision Kenya from 1997 to 2003.
Mr. Nagib Shamsan is a trader and a human rights practitioner based in Mombasa. He is also among Trustee founders of the Kenya Land Alliance, an organization advocating for Land Reforms in Kenya. He previously worked as a commissioner at the Wakf commission of Kenya. Mr. Shamsan is currently the Chairperson of Elimu Sheria and Ilishe Trust, organizations that are championing social, economic and cultural rights implementation agenda at the Coastal Region.
Mr. Paul Otieno is an independent Photographer, Writer, Creative Director and Commercial Content Creator, based in Nairobi, Kenya.
He has over fourteen (14) years’ experience in the Creative Industry, having worked in marketing and communications, radio, experiential agencies as well as offering creative support to not-for-profit organisations and campaigns. His key competencies include photography, filmmaking and writing/scripting.
Mr. Otieno is among Kenya’s best known Food and Product Advertising Photographers, and has worked with leading brands including Intercontinental Hotel, SOS Children’s Village, Anglican Church of Kenya, Air Arabia, Safaricom, South Africa Broadcasting Corporation, Visa International, DSTV, Nairobi Commuter Railways, among others.
Besides being a copy writer who has written advertising spots for brands and scripted for stage film, Mr. Otieno has a wealth of experience as a reputable storyteller. He is particularly passionate about filmmaking.
Mr.Peter Nyamete Mogire
Principal Secretary Alternate, National Treasury and Planning
Mr. Peter Nyamete Mogire heads the National Treasury’s Accounting Unit - Government Digital Payments (GDP).
He is CPA (K) and also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
He has deep knowledge and experience in public sector accounting and finance.
Mr. Mogire has worked in various ministries, including Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was the Financial Attaché at the Kenyan embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Mr. John Ongesa Nyabwari
Principal Secretary Alternate, State Department for Broadcasting and Telecommunications, Ministry of ICT Innovation and Youth Affairs
Mr. John Ongesa Nyabwari was born in 1973.He is the Chief Finance Officer (CFO), State Department of Broadcasting and Telecommunications. He is the representative of Principal Secretary (Ministry of ICT, Innovation & Youth Affairs) in the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB). He is a holder of an MBA (Finance) and B. Com (Accounting Option) degree from Kenyatta University. Mr. Nyabwari has also attended courses in Public Financial Management, Leadership and Trainers of Trainers. Before joining the Civil Service in 1997, he served as a Credit Control Assistant with the Nation Newspaper Limited. He has work experience of more than twenty-four (24) years in areas of Audit and Finance in various Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.