|Ms. Kaari B. Murungi – Chair (Kenya)
Ms Kaari B. Murungi is the Chair of the Akiba Uhaki Board of Directors / Trustees. She is a lawyer by profession with expertise in International Human Rights law and Transitional Justice. She also has extensive experience in the Human Rights of women, gender & governance. Ms. Murungi is the Vice Chair Person of the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission of Kenya as well as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and has been affiliated to the International Criminal Court, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Sierra Leone and the East African Centre for Constitutional Development in Uganda. Ms. Murungi is the immediate former Executive Director of Urgent Action Fund and serves on the board of the Kenya Human Rights Commission. In the past, she has served as a board member of FIDA –Kenya and the Women's Initiative for Gender Justice.
|Ms. Wambui Kimathi (Kenya)
Wambui Kimathi is a Commissioner with the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR). Previously, she has worked with the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) where she worked as Deputy Executive Director/Programs Coordinator as well as the Institute for Education in Democracy (IED) as Senior Program Officer in charge of the Electoral Process Program. She has extensive experience in policy work, elections monitoring and campaign management and has done related consultancies in Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda and Nigeria.
|Prof. J. Oloka-Onyango (Uganda)
Prof. J. Oloka-Onyango is a Director of the Human Rights & Peace Center (HURIPEC) and former Dean of Law at Makerere University in Uganda. He has been Visiting Professor at a number of universities around the world and was a member and Special Rapporteur on Globalization and Human Rights of the United Nations (UN) Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights. Currently he is a Trustee of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for the Victims of Torture. His areas of teaching interest and research include International Human Rights Law, Refugee Law, Gender and the law, Constitutional Law and History, and he has written extensively on these and other topical subjects.
|Mr. Ezra Mbogori
Ezra Mbogori is the Executive Director of Akiba Uhaki - the Human Rights and Social Justice Fund. Prior to his appointment, he served as the founding Executive Director of MWENGO – the reflection and development centre for NGOs in Eastern and Southern Africa, based in Harare - Zimbabwe. Before that Ezra Mbogori headed an urban poverty focused organization – The Undugu Society in Nairobi for six years. He has served in a voluntary capacity on the leadership and/or advisory organs of numerous organizations and is currently a member of the International Board of PLAN International and Kituo Cha Katiba – the East African Centre for Constitutional Development. Ezra Mbogori is a fellow of the Mason Program of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He also is a Fellow of the Kellogg International Leadership Program (KILP).