Kaara Wainaina joins us as the role of Senior Manager, Advocacy and Partnerships within Strategic Communications Pillar. He is a communication and media professional, whose illustrious career over the last 15 years has navigated through the worlds of mainstream media, corporate communication, and stakeholder management in private, public and development sectors. He has won accolades among them the CNN Africa Journalist of the Year in Finance and Economics while working for NTV. Nation Media Group. Kaara has managed stakeholder, project communication, campaigns, publications, high level events and media functions in among other organisations KenGen, PPP Unit at the National Treasury and recently at TradeMark Africa.
A firm believer in the role effective communication plays in building strong and cohesive organisational teams, rallying stakeholders around key objectives, achieving corporate goals, and demonstrating impact, Kaara relishes an opportunity to find solutions to organisational communication challenges.
Kaara holds a BA in Electronic Media and Marketing from Daystar university and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Pan African Christian University. In his free time, he enjoys producing short television documentaries and volunteers as a facilitator and mentor in a children& youth Sunday school class: