Henry Ochieng

Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations

Henry Ochieng is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA), the apex body representing the voice and proactive action of resident associations on better access to public service delivery and taxpayers’ rights in Kenya. He has extensive experience and skills on policy advocacy and influencing, promoting effective social accountability strategies; community mobilization and capacity building; networking and partnerships; project cycle management; among others. Henry has designed and successfully overseen implementation of various programs on urban transportation and planning with the most recent being facilitating development of non-motorized transport policy for Nairobi supported by UN Environment. He also led the engagement between KARA and Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD) on the digital matatu project and especially the launch of transit data and map for Nairobi City. He was a member of the Transport and Urban Decongestion Committee that was set up by the Governor of Nairobi City County to carry out a study of major transportation challenges facing Nairobi, develop recommendations that will address current and projected traffic congestion, access delays and non-motorized transport infrastructure, and develop a Transport Policy for the City. Henry has a Master’s in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi.