Dr. Sellah Nasimiyu King’oro is the Assistant Director of the Research, Policy and Planning Department at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission. This department collects, collates and synthesizes information on various issues of interest to the Commission and is also key in policy development, planning and implementation. Dr. King’oro has over 11 years of experience in social research with interests in measuring peace, ethnic relations, genocide prevention and social cohesion among others. She coordinated the concept development and implementation of the first ever ethnic audits of public institutions in Kenya. Additionally, she was appointed a Global Peace Index Ambassador by the Institute of Economics and Peace, USA following her great efforts in developing a Social Cohesion Index for Kenya in 2013. Dr. King’oro worked for both local and international NGOs before joining the Commission. She has a PhD in Peace and Conflict (Kisii University), a Master of Arts in International Studies (University of Nairobi), a Bachelor of Education Arts (Maseno University) and a Bachelor of Laws (Mount Kenya University). She is also a Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni with a postgraduate certificate in Peace and Conflict from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and a diploma in ‘Using Democracy for Peace’ from Bradford University, UK.
Mr. Kilian Nyambu is the Assistant Director, Civic Education and Advocacy Department. He holds a Master of Education (M.Ed) in Educational Administration and Planning as well as Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree from the University of Nairobi. Mr. Nyambu has over 20 years of experience in working with the public sector. Before joining the Commission, Mr. Nyambu worked for the Ministries of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs as well as Youth and Sports as an Assistant Director, in charge of National Cohesion and Youth Training respectively. He has also served as a teacher, Head of Department and Deputy Principal in a number of secondary schools in Kenya. Mr. Nyambu has multiple certificates in various management programmes from different training institutions including the Kenya School of Administration. He also serves in several committees and secondary school boards of Management.
Mr. Liban Guyo is the Assistant Director Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Department. He holds a Master’s Degree in Governance and Development from Sussex University and a BA in International Relations from United States International University- Africa Nairobi, Kenya.
MS. Metet is the Assistant Director Communication and Knowledge Management. She has over 13 years in the field of Corporate Communication and Knowledge Management. She has excellent skills in Strategic Corporate Communications and Public Relations, spearheading award winning publications as well as media campaigns having grown through the ranks, from a public relations officer to Head of Corporate Communications and Customer Experience. She joined the Commission from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) among working in other Government Parastatal. She holds a Masters of Arts Communication Studies from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Arts degree Communication-Public Relations (Honors) from the Daystar University. She is a member of Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK). She spearheads and manages communication and knowledge function at the Commission.
Mr. Kyalo Mwengi is the Assistant Director Complaints, Legal and Enforcement department. He is an advocate of the high court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Legislation (BSL), Bachelors in Laws (LLB) from Dr. Babasahab Ambadkar Marathwada University, India and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.