John Githongo is the CEO of Inuka, a non-governmental organisation involved in governance issues broadly defined, with an emphasis on working with and for ordinary Kenyans – youth in particular. In doing this Inuka is guided by the principles of heshima (respect), diversity (celebrating the depth and wealth of Kenya’s cultural diversity) and Ni Sisi! (It is us!) – for it is Kenyans who own and will ultimately resolve even the most seemingly intractable of their problems. John is also the Chairman of the Africa Institute for Governing with Integrity; Executive Vice Chair of the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA); board member of the Africa Center for Open Governance (AFRICOG); and a Commissioner of the Independent Commission on Aid Impact (ICAI) of the British government. Previously, he served as Vice President of World Vision, Senior Associate Member, St Antony’s College Oxford; Permanent Secretary in the Office of the President in charge of Governance and Ethics of the Kenya Government; board member Transparency International, Berlin, CEO Transparency International Kenya and a board member of the Kenya Human Rights Commission. In the past he has been a columnist for the EastAfrican, Associate Editor, Executive magazine; and a correspondent for the Economist. In 2004 the German President awarded him the German-Afrika Prize for Leadership. In 2011 he was selected as one of the world’s 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine and one of the world’s top 100 global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. In 2012 he was short-listed, alongside US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton for the prestigious Tipperary International Peace Award. John is also a Senior Advisor to the Office of the President of South Sudan on governance. He holds an honours degree in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Wales and an Honorary Doctorate from the Open University..
Tom Mboya is a governance and anti-corruption specialist, with several years experience in the field. Following his tertiary education in the US, UK, and South Africa, Tom returned to Kenya to lend his hand to the fight against corruption, and the promotion of accountability and transparency. Tom began his career as a Consultant with UN-HABITAT in Nairobi before working with the South African Parliament in Cape Town. He then spent a few years working with the Department of Governance and Ethics in the Office of the President. Thereafter, he worked with several African Parliaments under the auspices of the African Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption (APNAC). Prior to joining Inuka Kenya Trust, Tom was a Political Advisor to the British High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya..
Ranjeeta Jani joined the Inuka team as Director of Finance in July 2010. She is a qualified accountant with a BSc (Hons) in applied accounting and is a member of ACCA and ICPAK. She is currently pursuing her MBA. Ranjeeta started her career in audit where she spent 2.5 years before going into the commercial sector for 1.5 years, and then banking for 2 years before joining Inuka. When she is not ‘playing with numbers’ she loves spending her time watching movies, playing badminton and reading a wide variety of books..
Eunice Wanjiku Kamau has several years experience organizing and facilitating local and international conferences. Her work at Ni Sisi! Social Movement entails working as the Executive Assistant and Office Administrator, ensuring that all office operations run smoothly. Eunice prides herself in playing a key role in the running of a nationwide initiative that is gradually having a positive impact on the lives of Kenyans. She is also a volunteer member at St. John Ambulance as the Corp Staff Officer in charge of administration. She is an experienced community mobilizer, and is active in emergency response as a certified Medic..
Jeremy Mutiso is a creative Graphics, Web Designer, Developer And Flash animator currently working for Inuka Kenya Trust.Jeremy has previously worked for African eDevelopment Resource Center an ICT Company and Elements of us design company.Jeremy holds a Diploma in web/graphics design,flash and web development from Nairobits School of Digital Design.He is also a member of the Ni Sisi! Youth groups and a Yes Youth can board member..
Benard joined Inuka Kenya Trust in February 2012 as an Intern on the Peace Through Prosperity program (PTP),Currently benard is serving as receptionist. Benard has also been able to volunteer as a Librarian in Eastlands Cultural Centre based in Uhuru Phase 4 at Kamukunji Constituency,Having worked with Ni Sisi youth groups from starehe constituency,he is able to work well and interact freely with the youth.He is dedicate,able to work in a team as a call and ensures total dedication of projects, decision making and creating implementations as his future career ambitions are.Currently he is taking a course in accounting.