- The KIPPRA Board recently welcomed two new Directors: Ms Phoebe Ann Nkaabu and Dr Chris Galgalo Ali. Ms. Nkaabu is a communications specialist with eleven (11) years’ experience in the communication sector. Her expertise includes public relations, public speaking, creative writing, media relations, print media content development, personal and organizational branding, community mobilization and advocacy. She has previously served as the Meru County First lady (2013-2017) and as a senior corporate affairs and communications expert at Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (2011- 2015). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications (Public Relations) and a Diploma of Communications Arts (Print Media) both from Daystar University.
Dr Ali is an educationist with extensive experience in educational management, research and curriculum design especially for the pastoralist communities. He has significant experience in documentation (publications) and leadership, ensuring flexible responses which adapt to the needs of people in complex dynamic lifestyles or environments.
He is a PhD holder in Sociology of Education from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. He has previously served as a member of the Agricultural Industry and Wages Council as well as the Chairman of Educational Standards and Quality Assurance Council, National Council for Nomadic Education in Kenya and Community Wildlife Conservancy and Compensation Committee, Marsabit County. He has also served as a lecturer, administrator and counsellor at various teachers’ training colleges and high schools. Dr. Ali has also made various presentations at conferences and in research publications.