Dr. Jane Nyakang'o - Council Chairperson

Dr. Jane Nyakang'o


Dr. Nyakang'o holds a B. Sc in Chemistry from Kenyatta University, M. Sc Environmental Science & Technology, with distinction, from IHE-Delft, Netherlands, an MBA Strategic Management and PhD Environmental Policy from the University of Nairobi. Currently, she is the Managing Director, Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre. She has previously worked as a Research Officer, Kenya Industrial Research & Development Institute (KIRDI) and the Head, Energy & Environment Division, Kenya Industrial Research & Development Institute (KIRDI).




Dr. Janet Kabeberi Macharia - Council Member

Dr. Janet Macharia

 Dr. Kabeberi was admitted as an advocate, High Court of Kenya, in September 1987. She holds a degree in law from the University of Nairobi, a diploma in law from Kenya School of Law, a master of law from Columbia University, New York, USA, a Diploma in Women's Law, Women's Law Institute, Oslo Norway and a Ph.D. in Law from University of Warwick, England. She is currently the Head, Gender and Social Safeguards Unit & Senior Gender Adviser United Nations Environment, (UNEP), Nairobi, Kenya (Global). She has previously worked in various capacities as the Regional Gender and Development Specialist/Policy Advisor: United Nations Development Programme, Regional Service Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa; National Programme Officer: United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), Regional Office for East, Central and Horn of Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya; Regional Coordinator and Founder: Women and  Law in East Africa (WLEA) Research Network, based in Nairobi, Kenya covering Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and a Senior Lecturer Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi, Kenya.


Mr. Raphael Anampiu - Council Member    

Mr. Raphael Anampiu


Mr. Anampiu Holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Finance Option as well as an MBA, Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi. He is also an affiliate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He Currently serves as an Executive Director at Alpha Commercial Bank based in South Sudan and is also a Founding Partner of Flex Money Transfer, an entity focused on Global Remittances that is regulated and licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya. He previously worked with Stanbic Bank in various senior roles including heading the Banks Transactional Banking business in South Sudan and its Cash Management Business in Kenya.




Prof. Ruthie C. Rono- Council Member

Prof. Ruthie Rono


Prof. Ruthie holds a MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and a PhD in Educational Psychology from Kenyatta University. Currently, she is the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, United States International University – Africa. Previously, she has served as a High Commissioner of The Republic of Kenya to The Republic of Zambia and Republic of Malawi and The Kenya Permanent Representative to COMESA, an Ambassador of Kenya to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and The Czech Republic and the Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, United States International University.




 Mr. Kennedy Adongo - Council Member

Mr. Kennedy Adongo


Mr. Adongo holds B. Ed, from Moi University and a Master's in International Studies, from the University of Nairobi. Currently, he is the Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya, Korea, China, Switzerland. He has previously worked in various capacities as the Programme Manager,  Kinghorne Limited, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia, Kenya (TUSK); Programme Officer, Equity Group Foundation, Kenya, Tanzania; Programme Officer,  Kenya Institute of Professional Counseling, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia, Kenya, Southern Sudan and Project Assistant (pro bono), Federation of Women Lawyers in Kenya (FIDA-Kenya).



Prof. Eng. P.N.Kioni - Vice Chancellor

Prof.  P.N.Kioni1


Prof. P. Ndirangu Kioni is serving as the first Vice-Chancellor of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) following its upgrading to a fully fledged university by award of Charter on 14th December 2012.  
He was at Cambridge University, England, where he got a Doctor of Philosophy degree, in 1994. He took his undergraduate studies at the University of Nairobi (UoN), where he obtained First Class honours, Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1988, along the way winning the General Motors Prize for the top student, a position he had maintained every year throughout the programme. Read More 



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