Governance structure

The Executive Director
mike.rotich(@)eapcentre.org

Rotich completed his bachelor’s degree in business management & IT (BBMIT) at Kabarak University and has also completed public policy analysis and research training at the Centre for Public Policy & Research in India in January 2014. In January 2013, he co-founded the Eastern Africa Policy Centre where he currently serves as the executive director. The institute hopes to introduce, promote and disseminate free market ideas and libertarian angles to policy making in the region.

 

 

 

 

Alex Njeru-Research & Programs Development Manager.
Email: alex.njeru(a)eapcentre.org

Alex is an associate editor of African Liberty.org and is a team member of the same organization’s (Voice of Liberty Africa) VOLA program; a dedicated syndicate program that profiles and mainstreams the ideas of young Africans in the policy making process across Africa. He is a freedom market advocate and has used various platforms to advocate for free market oriented oriented policy and the institutionalization of the rule of law as a panacea to the under-development challenges that Africa faces. He provides a regular commentary on local and international television platforms regarding issues such as Governance and economic policy. Alex sat on the Executive board of African Students for Liberty where he serves as the Director of Academic Programs. His research interests include Free market, business and regulation policy. He was the project lead of the Caravan of Liberty – Kenya, a dedicated public education program targeting university students, aimed at deepening the understanding of cause and effect in the economic policy making process in Kenya.  

 

Program Development Delivery Associate
kasmil.gago(@)eapcentre.rog

Gago is a free market, transparency and accountability advocate. He has used various platforms to advocate for free market oriented policies. Kasmil has experience in in Information & Communications Technology and has worked for companies such as SAP, Oracle, Samsung and Alcatel. Kasmil works at the EAPC Eastern as Programs Management and Delivery Associate. He holds a Bachelor degree in business information technologies from Strathmore University.

 

 

Programing Lead: Centre for Peace and Security Studies.
Email: timothy.mugo(@)eapcentre.org

Timothy is a Political Scientist who holds a Bachelors of Political Science degree from Maseno University and Masters of International Relations Degree from Aarhus University (Denmark). His research interests include peace, governance and security studies. Timothy heads the research programing for the Centre for Security Studies at the Eastern Africa Policy Centre. Timothy was involved in the recent peace and stabilization process for the Central African Republic (CAR) as a, Technical assistant to the mediation facilitator and political officers to the chief mediator.

 

 

Development & International Affairs Associate
winnie.rutto@eapcentre.org

Winnie Rutto is an International Affairs professionals, with a BA in International Relations and Diplomacy and presently pursuing a Masters in International Business at The University of Nairobi. She Works as an Assistant Policy Researcher on tax and related issues at Tax Justice Network-Africa. She is an ardent blogger and periodically writes on issues of Global Governance and International Political Economy, she has had her work published by the Sunday Sentinel in the past.  She has previously worked with USAID/KTI in various capacities and as independent researcher with various organizations. Her research interests include: economics and international trade, global Insecurities, human rights, global politics, and Africa’s Position on International Affairs.

 

Junior Research Associate -Eastern African Policy Centre
Email: polycap66@gmail.com

Polycarp received his B.Sc from University of Eldoret, and his PCIT diploma from Universal College. He is a budding researcher in Public Health Economics and has co-authored a researchpaper titled “Evaluating the Sources of Primary Health Information for Rural-urban Residents in Elburgon Municipality, Kenya at Egerton University.

 

 

Junior Research & Outreach Associate Eastern Africa Policy Centre
Email: tzidia@gmail.com

Thomas Mwazala Zidia graduated from Egerton University with a Bsc Applied Aquatic Science degree . He has worked on various youth empowerment programs and has interest. Specifically in building the values of the next generation of Kenyan leaders. He is a junior researcher and an outreach associate at the Eastern Africa Policy Centre as junior researcher.

 

EAPC FELLOWS

Kevin Tuitoek -Macro-economic and International Politics Fellow.
Email: tuitoekkevin@gmail.com

Kevin Tuitoek is a Macroeconomic and Agricultural Sector Analyst at Genghis Capital, having served at the Investment Bank from December 2014, and previously at Chase Bank Kenya Ltd from January 2014. He has vast experience in sectors spanning banking and research; most notably in institutions such as the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), the Grass Company and Youth DynamixKenya.He is currently undertaking his Masters in Public Policy at Strathmore Business School and hass graduated with Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the United States International University (USIU).He recently published works entitled “Playbook 2015: Unraveling Africa commodities & Foreign Flows”, coupled with two East Africa Macroeconomic publications; which extensively analyze the economic climate and market conditions within Sub-Sahara Africa and their portended trends, amongst a raft of various reports and research undertakings covered.He also has vast media experience having covered significant topical issues related to the economy and money markets on CNBC Africa, KTN and Jambo Radio (South Africa). Aside from television media, Kevin has undertaking various writings for The East African, Daily Nation and Business Daily on several company write-ups and provided an analytical outlook on subjected counters.