Mwikali Muthiani was appointed as a co-opted member of the IEC in February 2012. She is based in Nairobi, Kenya and holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Nairobi.
Mwikali is an accomplished Change Strategist with over 20 years’ experience in Human Resources (HR) Management, Organization Development, Change Management and Corporate Communications. Her experience is drawn from various sectors, including the last 10 years in the private sector where she was the Regional HR Director for GlaxoSmithKline operations in Eastern Africa between 2001 and 2007. Mwikali is now the Group HR Director for Nation Media Group, the leading Media House in East and Central Africa publishing 8 newspaper titles and broadcasting in TV and Radio across the region.
Mwikali has vast experience in the NGO sector where she worked before joining the private sector and has been involved in NGO Boards in the past 7 years, including serving as a Board member of Action Aid Kenya, Chair of the HR & OD Committee and co-opted member of the HR Committee of the International Board of Trustees from 2006-2009. She currently serves as a Board Member of AMREF International, and chairs the HR Committee (since 2006); and is also a Board Member of Faulu Kenya, a Deposit taking Micro Finance Institute licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya, and Chair of the Executive Committee (since 2009).