Hannah is the Chief Executive Officer at AWEIK. Previously Hannah was Head of Strategy and Planning as well as a researcher at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), the leading Global think tank in Sub Sahara Africa. Her research interests and contribution in the extractives industry include Kenya are around issues on artisanal small scale mining and socio economic effects of large scale mining, on indigenous communities as well as investigating the impact of extractive industries on political settlements and conflict. In past she regularly contributed to opinion pages in the Business Daily on current policy taking place in the extractives industry in Kenya. Hannah has a Bsc in Economics from Daystar University, Kenya and an Msc. in International Finance and Economic Development from the University of Kent, UK.
Julius is a professional accountant with over 12 years’ of experience in finance and administration, I have gained excellent skills in accounting, financial and project reporting, and business risk management. He has handled financial and project and grant management, strategic analysis, overseeing and directing treasury audit, tax and accounting and budgeting. He is also skilled in long-range forecasting, budgeting, cash flow management and reporting. Julius has experience in appraising organization's project financial position, supervise implementation of project budgets, manage finance departments operations and office management as well as designing, monitoring, and implementing policies. Julius holds a Bachelors in Business Management (Finance and Banking) from Moi University
Michelle is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and currently the Managing Partner at Samba Mwambela Co. Advocates which provides legal services in areas of Conveyancing, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law and Mining/Oil & Gas/ Energy (Extractives) Law. Michelle has previously served as a researcher in the Strathmore Extractives Industry Centre (SEIC) as well as an advisor to the Deputy Governor’s office in Taita Taveta County. Michelle holds a Bachelors Law Degree from The Nairobi University.