Mr. John Njoroge is a renowned media personality with vast experience in media, especially radio and TV broadcasting, having worked as a radio and TV presenter at Mediamax Network Ltd, Royal Media Services, Radio Africa Group, and MwanaAfrika Communications from 2001-2023. He is also a member of the Media Council. As an experienced media personality and producer, Mr. Njoroge has skills in public speaking and research as well as networking. His prowess in community mobilization earned him the attention of the President and was awarded the Head of State Commendation badge in 2018. His ambition is to lead the Board in achieving its regulatory objectives and realizing the overall role of spurring the growth of the local creative industry. Mr. Njoroge holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from Daystar University (2016).
Mr. Joel Wamalwa is the Acting CEO of the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) - the State agency mandated to regulate Film and Broadcast Content in Kenya.
Mr. Wamalwa has extensive and vast experience in civil, research and implementation of multi-stakeholders’ programmes, co-ordination and management of donor funded programmes, having worked with the Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis(KIPPRA), the University of Nairobi (UoN) and the World Bank.
Prior to his appointment as the Ag. CEO, Mr. Wamalwa, was the Manager in charge of Licensing and Compliance at the Kenya Film Classification Board. His duties included: General administration and coordination of licensing and compliance function across the Board’s regional offices as well as overseeing film and broadcast content classification.
Before joining KFCB, he was the Chief Officer in the County Government of Kakamega,where he managed various programmes such as the Urban Cleaning Programme, Urban Infrastructure Development Programme, World Bank Municipal Programme grant and the Kenya Urban Support Programme grant, among others.
As the Programme Coordinator for the World Bank Lands Resources, Mr. Wamalwa carried out the Total Economic Valuation (TEV) of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) districts in Kenya for the Ministry of Northern Kenya and Other Arid Lands and Implementation of the Kenya Municipal Programme (KMP) Key Result Areas (KRAs).
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Makerere University and a Masters Degree in Environmental Planning from the UoN. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Environmental Economics and Planning.
He has also attended an array of short professional courses and written various Research Papers and Manuscripts on Environmental Planning and Management.
Karanja Pricilla M (CPA)
Alternate Director - representing Principal Secretary - State Department for Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Ms. Karanja has over twenty years of experience in public sector Accounting and Finance and has served in various Ministries and State Departments under the National Treasury. She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Ms. Karanja is currently the Deputy Accountant General at the State Department for Broadcasting and Telecommunications at the Ministry of Information Communications and the Digital Economy. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Corporate Management) from KCA University and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the Catholic University of East and Central Africa (CUEA).
Ms. Munjuri is a Public Affairs Specialist who possesses key capabilities and leadership skills that she has developed over the past 18+ years. She has worked as a Senior Corporate Communications Executive in the public and private sectors.
Ms. Munjuri carries a wealth of experience in Leadership and Governance, Corporate/Public Affairs, Communications for Advocacy, Brand Positioning, Public Relations, Media Relations and Government Relations. She has also worked on numerous Communication strategies and overseen organizational strategic plans.
She has served as a Board Member and Vice Chair at World Vision Kenya, Director in the Board of the Communications Authority of Kenya, and the Media Council of Kenya Board. She played a key role in the amendment of the Kenya Information and Communication Amendment Act 2013 which gave birth to the new Communications Authority of Kenya.
Ms. Munjuri served at the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) from 2009 and was elected PRSK Vic-Chair in 2012, a position she held until 2014. In 2022, Ms. Munjuri was recognized and awarded PRSK Warrior 2022 for her outstanding contribution to the PR industry, an award bestowed upon only 24 professionals who have influenced the industry in the last 50 years. She is also a member of the Association of Public Relations Practitioners of Africa. She holds a Master of Arts in Corporate Communications from Daystar University and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing from Kenyatta University. She has also pursued numerous courses locally and overseas.
Mr. John Nyururu has vast experience in music production and a passion for Creative Arts, having worked in various local productions. He is a renowned musician who is also honest, and trustworthy and exhibits a high degree of personal integrity; he demonstrates sound judgment, analytical, interpersonal, written, oral communication, presentation, and reporting skills.
Mr. Nyururu is also a team player with the ability to provide strategic leadership. He aspires to serve diligently in an exciting, challenging, and dynamic working environment as well as give stead-fast support to realize the Board’s goals. He studied at the Kambaa Primary School.
Stephanie is a renowned content creator, producer, director, screen actor, scriptwriter, event organizer, social influencer, and brand ambassador. She has also participated in local and international stage productions as well as films and series with different production houses including SekiBa Empire, Jiffy Pictures, Multan, and Arise Media, among others. Ms. Maseki has been featured on the National TV channels like Citizen and KTN on famous Telenovelas like AZIZA and SAIDA as well as international channels like Maisha Magic and Showmax.
Ms. Maseki is the founder of iTana, a community-based organization that creates awareness on mental health and is currently serving as an Advisory Board Member at the Swahilipot Hub Foundation. She has previously worked as the Creatives Director at the Swahilipot Hub Foundation(January 2015-March 2021), Project and Planning Management at the Marie Stopes Kenya (May 2012-July 2015), Legal Resources Foundation (2006), Sanaa Arts Promotion (2003-2005), Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (November 2009-2010), Family Health International /NASCOP (Oct 2002-Nov 2002), Steadman Research Services (Jul 2002-Sep 2002), Solidarity with Women in Distress (SOLWODI) (May 2002) and Centre for Laws and Research International (CLARION) - 1999-2000.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Nairobi (UON), a Diploma in Social Work, Project Planning, and Community Development (2007), and a Certificate in Counseling (2003).
Hon. Raphael Loperito previously worked as a Member of the Turkana County Assembly (2013- 2022), Kenya Commercial Bank (2008-2012), Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (2009), and World Vision (2007). Mr. Loperito possesses administrative, managerial, leadership, analytical, and negotiating skills. He is a team player and passionate about community-based initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theology (2020) and a Diploma in Natural Resources Management from the University of Nairobi (2007). He is currently undertaking a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at Turkana University College, a constituent of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, among other professional short courses.
Mr. Kipruto Kiptoo is a distinguished Media and Communications Strategist with 15 years of experience. He has worked with various media organizations including Hope FM, and Homeboyz Radio both as a Parliamentary Talk show host and Producer. Mr. Kiptoo has worked with top corporate firms as a Public Relations expert and political Think Tanks on policy briefs. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Strategic Communication as well as a Diploma in ICT, Public Relations and Media Studies Technical University of Kenya.
Ms. Namwezi has previously worked at the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development, the United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the National Youth Service (NYS). Ms. Namwezi is passionate about supporting community-based activities. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Procurement option) from Kenyatta University (2021) and a Diploma in Supplies and Procurement Management (2017).
Rev. John Osimbo formerly worked for the National Irrigation Board (1987-1992). He also worked as a Research Assistant with Chambers of Justice, as well as a B.O.M Teacher at St. Triza Mundere Girls Secondary School. Some of his notable achievements include: Auditing the performance of the late President Mwai Kibaki’s Administration from 2004-2006 in what was famously known as, After The Promise. He also wrote a paper for UNICEF entitled: How to Create a Child-Friendly Society. Rev. Osimbo believes in justice, loves family, and fidelity to the rule of law and good moral values. He is currently the Deputy National Treasurer of Free Pentecostal Fellowship in Kenya Church and a Pastor of Budalangi Free Pentecostal Fellowship Church in Kenya.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (2006) in Bible and Theology from the East Africa School of Theology (EAST). He also holds a certificate in Accountancy (Kenya Accounts Technician Course) -1991 with Kenya Accounts and Secretaries National Examination Board (1991 - 1992).
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.
Hon. Raphael Letimalo is a former Member of Parliament for Samburu East Constituency (2007-2017); former District Officer (D.O) and District Commissioner (D.C) between 1988-2007. He has also worked as a P1-S1 teacher (1980-1988).
In his professional career and leadership, Mr. Letimalo has attained and maintained high standards of integrity and ethical practices. He aspires to apply national values and leadership skills to enhance good governance at the Board.
Hon. Letimalo holds a Bachelor of Arts/Peace Science and Conflict Resolutions (2013-2016) from Mount Kenya University (MKU) and a Diploma in Diplomacy and International Studies (2004) from the University of Nairobi (UoN). He has also pursued numerous short courses locally.