CEO , Dr. Bernard Mogesa, PhD, CPM

A passionate and visionary leader who within a span of 7 years has risen within the KNCHR ranks from Head of Public Education and Training; Head of Research and Compliance and Deputy Commission Secretary and now the Commission Secretary.

A teacher by profession, Dr. Mogesa began his career as a high school Principal employed by the Teachers Service Commission in 1992 before venturing to his calling of working on and with learners with disability. His previous employers include Dysons Wood trust, England, Lake Institute of Tropical Medicine, Kenya Society for the Blind and International Council for the Education of People with Visual Impairment. This cumulative experience led him to the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights where he has honed his human rights skills.

A doctorate degree holder with a keen interest in teaching, writing and training, he has reviewed, authored, co authored varied publications and undertaken a raft of consultancies that reflect leadership per excellence and his passion for the education sector in Kenya.

He has chaired and has been a member to various Government and Non Governmental committees and task-forces. He is a Certified Public Mediator and accredited trainer in the field of Human Rights, Human Rights Based Approach to planning and development and Monitoring and Evaluation. He has over time acquired vast experience at an advisory and supervisory capacity in several African countries.