I am a Strategic Communications expert with over 12 years experience (local and international) and skills sets that have grounded me as a Corporate thought leader in corporate communications across diverse business sectors

Experience

  • HEAD OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

    at KENYA TOURISM BOARD

    February 2012 - at Present

    Nairobi

    ·Overall Leadership in planning, developing overall PR strategy and policies for KTB corporate brand &Kenya’s tourism destination brand ‘Magical Kenya’ locally& iinternationally . Budget development, allocation,management, monitoring .Liaison with government agencies/ministries to realize synergies &partnerships · Building stakeholder, communication and media alliances ·Communications support to international meetings and events ·Managing contracts and evaluating performance of outsourced services · Overseeing editing &production of KTB’s editorial materials · Marketing communications to all the key events . Resource mobilization, sponsorships, identify &leverage on partnerships ·Digital communication · Inculcating daily operational efficiency through mentoring and coachin · Proactively addressing areas of crisis and brand reputation risks · Championing internal communication · Periodic Communications/Brand Audit KTB spokesperson on delegated authority

  • HEAD OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

    at KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE

    September 2007 - December 2011

    Nairobi

    .Providing strategic direction on communication to ensuring effective management of the KWS corporate brand and its reputation as a leader in conservation management · Monitoring the organization's public image, highlight problems areas and recommend remedial actions as appropriate · Developing, motivating and recognize the talent pool within the corporate communication function · Media Relations, website content management and overseeing Publications development and preparation of newsletters for consumption by Key Stakeholders .Resource mobilization suport and market communications

  • SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

    at KENYA POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK

    May 2004 - July 2007

    Nairobi

    ● Instrumental in the establishment of the Postbank PR function tasked with managing the corporate brand and supporting the core business through various PR programs ● Lead in Postbank’s CSR activities, stakeholder engagement and media relations

Education

  • PhD International Relations

    at UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY - AFRICA

    2019 - at Present (1 year) Nairobi

  • MASTERS OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

    at UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

    2011 - 2016 (5 years) Nairobi

  • POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC RELATIONS

    at KENYATTTA UNIVERSITY

    1999 - 2000 (1 year) Nairobi

  • MASTERS OF ARTS IN LINGUISTICS

    at KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

    1994 - 1996 (2 years)

  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN EDUCATION

    at KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

    1989 - 1992 (3 years)

Languages

  • English Negotiation

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