Davinder Lamba is an Architect by profession and a prolific civil society activist, researcher and founding Director of the Mazingira Institute. He brings on board a wealth of experience in leadership and management of NGOs, expertise in environmental management and coming from the Asian community in Kenya he acts as the connection between KHRC and this unique constituency.
Betty Okero has experience in human rights, access to justice, conflict management, democracy and governance. Working as the Civil Society Organization Network (CSO Network) Executive Director in Kisumu, she has a close connection to indigent communities especially women with disabilities, a trainer on governance, life skills, policy and advocacy.
A founder of KHRC, Maina Kiai is a prolific human rights activist and international human rights lawyer who has served as a UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. Currently, he works as a founding director of Human Rights Watch’s Alliances and Partnership program. He brings on board his wealth of experience in international human rights and its various dimensions to strengthen the work of KHRC.
Fr. Gabriel Dolan
Fr. Gabriel Dolan is a missionary and a member of St Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions (Kiltegan). He has worked in many areas of Kenya and is currently based in Mombasa. Fr. Dolan is a prolific human rights activist with special expertise in land and housing rights.
Nerima Wako-Ojiwa is a Kenyan political analyst who currently serves as the Executive Director of Siasa Place. She represents the youth and through Siasa Place she engages young Kenyans, educating them about the constitution, governance, and electoral processes, through community engagements and social media.
Kwamchetsi Makokha has over two decades on the frontline of the struggle for human dignity. He is currently a consultant with Form & Content Consultancy and is a well-published columnist for the Daily Nation, The Elephant, and other digital platforms. He brings on board his expertise in communication and media engagement.
Lorna Dias is a media consultant and social justice activist with 15 years of experience in policy engagement and advocacy on governance, human rights, and HIV and is an AusAID Australian Leadership Award Fellow. As the Executive Coordinator of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) she brings on board her expertise in sexual health and human rights for sexual and gender minorities.
Wanjiru Gikonyo is a champion of good governance and has over 15 years in the promotion of citizen-led accountability in Kenya. She brings on board experience and expertise in public participation, social accountability, and devolution. She is the founder of The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA), a foremost governance institution in Kenya.