Ezra Chiloba, the former IEBC Chief Executive, will now be at the helm of Communications Authority, after being appointed as the new Director General.
In a press release made by the Authority, it was noted that Chiloba will serve in the position for a renewable period of four years, and that Chiloba will fill the vacancy left following Francis Wangusi’s retirement.
Chiloba is a policy consultant and Principle Partner with Chil and Kemp consultancy and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He is the immediate former Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
He also holds an undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Nairobi a Master of Arts degree from Central European University in Hungary and a Master of Science degree in Program Management from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
A postgraduate diploma in law holder from the Kenya School of Law, Chiloba also holds a certificate in Blockchain strategy program from Said Business School at the University of Oxford.
He holds further training in Corporate Governance, Projects Management, Collaborative Leadership and in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Previously, Chiloba worked as a Team Leader and Deputy Chief of Party with Development Alternative Inc. He was previously a Projects Analyst in charge of governance, electoral systems and processes with the United Nations Development Program in Nairobi.
The CA Board further thanked Mrs Mercy Wanjau, MBS who had been in acting in the position of Director-General of the Authority.