Management Staff

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Roukaya Kasenally
Senior Advisor, Media Development
Dr Roukaya Kasenally oversees the different programmes that AMI is involved in or planning to develop ranging from open governance, capacity and capability building for media professionals, to that of developing unique epistemological learnings on media in Africa. She has authored / co-authored a number of publications on media and politics namely ’Media and Democracy in An Age of Transition (2005), Political Parties in Mauritius (2006), Rights and Development in Mauritius – A Reader (2007) and ’Enhancing Democratic Systems: The Media in Mauritius’ (2011) among others. Her work has also appeared in the Journal of Democracy, Journal of Komunikasi, Journal of African Elections and the Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa. Roukaya Kasenally was educated in Mauritius and the United Kingdom and speaks fluent English, French and Mauritian Kreol. She holds a PhD from the University of Sheffield, UK.
Joseph Warungu
Senior Advisor, Content Development
Joseph Warungu is a former Knight International Journalism Fellow leading the new AMI African Story Challenge, a project of reporting grants focused on development issues such as health, agriculture, water and sanitation. Prior to his new role, he was the BBC Africa Editor responsible for the flagship daily news programme, Focus on Africa, with an audience of over 20 million in Africa. Warungu has 25 years experience in journalism and media management and is widely travelled around Africa. He is a well respected media personality who is passionate about African media and development and regularly chairs public debates and high-level panel discussions on development issues. He holds an MA in Media Management from Leeds University.
Noreen Wambui
Business Development and Media Services Manager
Noreen spearheads the Business Development unit within AMI, bringing on board her effective management and fundraising skills that span over 7 years experience with the organisation. Over the years she has continued to assist staff, management, board members, members, stakeholders and partners to execute the pilot phase and now the current strategy (second phase), ensuring that successful outputs are achieved and good relations are upheld within and outside the organisation. As one of AMI’s pioneering staff members, she has played an instrumental role in setting up of the organisation’s structures, streamlining administration procedures, providing critical day-to-day management, orientating new entrants, consolidating operational policies, managing the annual African Media Leaders Forum, developing and executing programmes. She is a graduate of the United States International University-Africa (USIU) in International Relations and International Marketing. Currently finalising on her Executive Masters studies in Organisational Development (EMOD) at the USIU.
Doyin Entonu
HR & Adminstration Manager
Adedoyinsola, widely known as Doyin Entonu is a HR Professional and currently the HR Manger at AMI. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and Employee Relations from the Queen Mary University of London. She studied Sociology as a first degree at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, and has an excellent background and years of experience in Office administration and people management. She previously worked with MTN Nigeria, in Lagos for a few years before relocating to the UK to obtain a Master’s degree. While in the UK, she worked with the Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Eastend as a volunteer Human Resource Coordinator, before securing full-time employment with the London School of Business and Finance where she worked for about 3 years before relocating to Nairobi, Kenya.
Wangethi Mwangi
Senior Advisor, Leadership and Communications
Mr Mwangi provides general editorial and media support to AMI, drawing from his more than 30 years experience in journalism in East Africa. He successfully led and managed AMI’s project — the Leadership Guiding Principles for African Media Owners and Managers — from conceptualization, through to research, drafting and launch, making it one of the organisation’s flagship projects. He markets the guidelines and trains media leaders on their values as well as providing critical inputs in strengthening AMI’s networks in the media industry and with potential non-media supporters. He is a key member of the AMLF organizing and coordinating team. At the time of his retirement from the Nation Media Group, he was the longest serving editorial director in East Africa, guiding the organisation’s editorial strategy and strengthening its role as a credible partner in the social transformation of the country. He managed the Nation Media Group’s 50 anniversary celebrations in March 2010, for which he produced and edited a seminal volume of speeches, reports and analyses titled Media and the Promise of Africa.He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Literature in English and Political Science, MBA qualifications in strategic management from Strathmore Business School, an Advanced Management Programme certificate, and a post-graduate diploma in Mass Communications.