Head of External Affairs & Marketing, Nation Media Group
Clifford has been with the Nation Media Group since January 2016 as the Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs driving the company’s regulatory and reputation management strategies.
As the Head of External Affairs and Marketing, Clifford plays an important part in the Group’s digital transformation. He is responsible for leading brand and commercial marketing and the events business as well as strategic regulatory and reputation management, corporate communications, and sustainability.
Mohammed Hersi, Group Director of Operations Pollmans Tours & Safaris and Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Mohammed is the immediate past chairman of Kenya Tourism Federation and past President Rotary Club of Mombasa. He is a certified governance trainer with the Center for Corporate Governance.
Mohammed sits on various boards both in the public and private sectors.
Kris Senanu is the Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Enterprise Division at Safaricom
Kris is an accomplished business leader with 20+ years’ experience in creating enabling environments and building high-performance teams.
Kris is passionate about the entrepreneurial ecosystem and has helped to grow many tech businesses and mentored many tech entrepreneurs on the continent.
Ory Okolloh, Former Director of Investments, Omidyar Network
Before joining the Adecco Group Foundation Board, Ory was the Managing Director of the Omidyar Network and Luminate Group in Africa, both part of The Omidyar Group. She is currently engaged in advisory work in several fields including impact investing, philanthropy, and technology policy.
She serves on the Board of Directors of several organisations including the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, the East African Breweries Limited, Deloitte Africa, the Board of Trustees of the Van Leer Group the Harvard Africa Advisory Group and is the Chair of the Stanbic Bank Kenya Foundation. She is also an Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) Fellow.
Prior to this, Ory was Google’s Policy and Strategy Manager for Africa. Ory was also at the forefront of developing technology innovation as a founding member of Ushahidi. She was the organisation’s Executive Director from inception until December 2010. Ory is also the co-founder of Mzalendo, a website that tracks the performance of Kenyan MPs and Asphalt & Ink, a strategic advisory firm. In 2011, Ory was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and one of Africa’s most Powerful Women by Forbes Magazine. In 2014, she was named Time 100’s most influential person in the world.
Ory earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A in political science from the University of Pittsburgh.