Mr. Mwikamba has over 15 years’ experience in research driven policy advocacy work in Natural Resources, working closely and in collaboration with communities, line ministries, civil society organizations (CSOs), private sector and other players in the natural resources governance in Kenya, and various African intergovernmental bodies.
At KeNRA, he spearheads the consolidation and coordination of community efforts in advocating for policies and legislation that promotes equitable access, control and sustainable use of Natural Resources in Kenya. It involves building community consensus on positions on natural resources issues, advocating and negotiating with power office bearers and private sector. This is to ensure communities benefit from natural resources by participating in research, formulation of policies and legislations, resources allocation through the budget cycle, and monitoring and evaluation of the allocated resources.
He has worked extensively in consortiums to advocate for natural resources laws, legislations, policies and adoption of resolutions at the East African Legislative Assembly, the Pan African Parliament , African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACPHR), United Nations Human Rights council, United Nations Environmental Assembly among others.
He has extensive network with CSOs and private sector in the natural resources rights sector in Kenya, East African region and Africa in general. He is highly skilled in research, partnership building and nurturing, networking and collaboration, and community engagement (Mobilization,organization and training).
Communications and Campaigns Officer
Regina Kimanzi is an accomplished communications officer, specialising in the natural resource sector. With experience as a broadcast journalist in radio and a successful track record as a communications specialist for local and international organisations, Regina brings a wealth of expertise in developing and executing effective communication strategies, building relationships with key stakeholders, and producing compelling content. As a consultant, she has worked with a range of organisations in the natural resources sector, including the South African Based International Alliance on Natural Resources in Africa (IANRA) and private companies in Kenya. With a deep understanding of unique challenges and opportunities facing this sector, she is committed to using her skills to promote sustainable resource management practices and to advocate for policies that support the conservation and protection of natural resources. At KeNRA, Regina is dedicated to working collaboratively with colleagues and partners to achieve impactful results and to make a positive difference in the world.
Partnerships and communications
Anne is an experienced communications and development enthusiast with a demonstrated history of working in civil society. She is currently the communications officer and partnership lead of Natural Resources Alliance of Kenya, a global advocate alumni and the incoming curator of Nairobi Hub Global shapers community. Through collaborations with other civil society organisations, she became a member of the Kenya Oil and Gas working group and deCOLonize campaign. When she’s not working, Anne loves exploring restaurants, gaming and binge-watching
A highly talented and performance driven finance manager with extensive experience in being in charge of all financial functions within the company. Adept at managing financial teams, allocating budgets, completing financial reports and statements and conducting financial forecasts in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate business processes. She is currently the Finance and administration manager at KeNRA where she provides support to the country coordinator in business planning, finance, human resources, administration and also interface with both local and external partners.