Profiles: The four IEBC commissioners who who disowned presidential results

Juliana Cherera - IEBC Vice Chairperson speaking at Serena Hotel on Monday August 15.

1. Juliana Cherera


  • Master of Education, Leadership and Educational Management from Kenya Methodist University.
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts). Honours from Kenyatta University.
  • Project Management; KIM.
  • Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE); KNEC.
  • Strategic Leadership and Development Program; KSG
  • Senior Management Course (SMC); KSG


  • Over 18 years' experience in Education and Management in public sector.
  • Worked as CEO, Strategic Delivery Unit, Mombasa County Government.
  • Member of Mombasa County Emergency Household Relief and Nutrition Support Project Coordination Committee.
  • Secretary to the Mombasa County Economic Recovery and Legacy Strategy.
  • Member of Kenya Devolution Support Program Committee.
  • Chair, Voter Education, Partnerships and Stakeholders Engagement Committee.
Justus Nyang'aya, IEBC Commissioner

3. Justus Nyang'aya


  • Master of Arts Education, Institute of Education, University of London (IOE), UK.
  • Diploma in Leadership, Governance, Peace and Conflict Transformation from the United Nations' University -International Leadership Academy in Jordan -Amman.
  • Studied educational science in Kenya and Great Britain.


  • Over 32 years of experience in Strategic Leadership, Governance and Social Accountability Organizations
  • Was Director of Lead Africa, organisation working for the Qualification of African Managers.
  • Former Country Director, Amnesty International Kenya
  • Worked for the Netherlands Development Organisation as well as UNESCO.
  • Chairs the Information and Communication Technology Committee.
Irene Masit - IEBC Commissioner

4. Irene Masit


  • Master's degree in Strategic Human Resource Management from the University of Manchester, UK.
  • Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from the University of Nairobi.
  • Post Graduate Dip from Kenya School of Law.
  • Member of International Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP I-Treatment; Colombo Plan Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification.
  • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).


  • Over 25 years work experience and knowledge in Government and NGOs
  • Experience in Finance, Governance, Management and Public Administration
  • Immediate former board member, National Government Constituency Development Fund (NGCDF).
  • Chairs the Legal, Compliance and Political Party Liaison Committee and the Leadership and Integrity Committee.

Source: IEBC

Compiled by Amos Mabinda and Patrick Vidija