Yunis Ibrahim Sheikh

Director

Mr. Sheikh is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Partner at Yunis, Oman & Mwiti Advocates. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) (Hons.) from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He also holds a Master of Science Degree in Health Systems Management from the Kenya Methodist University, a Bachelor of Medical Science Laboratory Services Degree from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology and is certified in Monitoring and Evaluation, Strategic Management, and Applied Research.

He has more than ten (10) years of professional experience mostly as a Senior Manager/ Director in private and non-profit organizations in Kenya. He has previously worked as the Country Director of Rural Heart Kenya where he oversaw financial and grant management, managed human resources, represented the agency in their dealings with donors, government, community and other stakeholders. He also previously worked as the Secretary for Wajir West Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Committee he managed multi-sector programs, supervised the CDF committee members and acted as a legal and technical advisor to the committee.

Mr. Sheikh is also actively involved in specific advocacy and lobbying of decision makers and continues to actively advocate and lobby at all levels for inclusion of marginalized groups into the local policy and is passionate about advocating for policy changes that can improve the livelihoods of Kenyans. 

He was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors on 3rd May 2019.