John Githongo

CEO, Inuka Kenya Trust

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John Githongo is the CEO of Inuka Kenya Trust fka Zinduko Trust. He holds an Honours degree in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Wales and an Honorary Doctorate from the Open University. Mr. Githongo served as Vice President of Policy and Advocacy at World Vision International and Senior Associate Member at St Antony’s College Oxford, where he is still associated as a Senior Common Room Member. He also served as Permanent Secretary, Office of the President of Kenya, between 2003 and 2005. Prior to that, he was Director of Transparency International-Berlin and Executive Director of Transparency International in Kenya. He has served as a columnist for The East African between 1995 and 2003 and at various times as a correspondent for The Economist, among other publications. Other appointments and distinctions include being a member of the boards of the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG), the Africa Institute for Governing with Integrity and Freedom House. Mr. Githongo is a member of the Advisory Council of Transparency International-Berlin and an advisor to the Mathare Community Resource Centre.

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