Members Of Staff

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Ms. Elayne Okaya- Ag. Executive Director

Ms. Elaine Okaya

Mrs. Elizabeth Kirema-Deputy Executive Director and Programme Head - Electoral Processes & Institutions of Democracy

Elizabeth KiremaElizabeth Kirema is an Educationist and a Researcher with a Masters Degree in Education and a Bachelor of Education Arts Degree in social sciences. Elizabeth has over six years experience in Civil Society work related to Governance, Democracy and Elections. She is an expert in Result Based Management (RBM) and Gender Mainstreaming (GM) approaches to project management.

Elizabeth is a skilled and experienced researcher having conducted a number of researches related to elections. She has demonstrated skills and knowledge in capacity enhancement, material development, training, monitoring, evaluation and documentation. She has very strong analytical skills and report writing skills in additional to interpersonal and communication skills.

Ms. Carla Chianese-Programme Head Civic Engagement and Flames of Democracy Programme

Ms. Carla Chianese With a Masters degree in International Development (MID) from La Trobe University and electioneering expertise from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), Carla compliments her proficiency in good governance and democracy education with her commitment to promote a free, just and democratic society.

As a leading capacity building practitioner in Kenya, Carla’s portfolio includes a range of institutional strengthening, strategic planning, mentorship and learning for democratic governance initiatives for both state actors and civil society.

Ms. Jackline A Owino Administration & Finance Officer

Ms. Josephine Muthoni - Administrative Officer

Ms. Josephine Muthoni Josephine holds a Diploma in Secretarial Studies from Cambridge College, she also holds Diploma in Social work and Social Development from University of Nairobi and currently she is perusing a Bachelors of Art Degree in Development Studies at Mt. Kenya University. Since she joined IED she has undergone trainings on Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Gender Mainstreaming and Geographical Information System and GPS at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

Mr. Evance Mureke - Office Assistant

Mr. Evance Mureke Mureke joined IED in 2007. He holds a certificate in Business Management. He is also qualified in welding and fabrication. He has previously worked with the Public Law Institute and Centre for Governance and Development. He holds a BCE class driving licence.

Mr. Abisalom Odero - Finance and Adiministration

Mr. Roy Ekamais