The following board members were elected for a period of two years with effect from 23 May 2015.

Deputy Chairperson
Secretary General

Gilbert Nakweya is a Kenyan journalist interested in coverage of scientific issues with a bias to the developing world. His major beats of interest include agriculture, health, climate change, space science, environment, data, energy and higher education. Nakweya’s coverage of these issues is anchored on policy and sustainable development in line with country frameworks as well as regional and global development blueprints namely AU’s Agenda 2063 and UN’s Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development. He has a career spanning 9 years and has written for SciDev.Net, Bhekisisa-Mail&Guardian’s Centre for Health Journalism and University World News. He has travelled and extensively covered across Africa in countries such as Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Journalism degree from Kenya’s Moi
University. Additionally, Nakweya holds a certificate in science solutions journalism from
Rhodes University, South Africa.

He also holds a certificate in agricultural communication for intermediaries from the International
Institute for Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in
Communication Studies, Development Communications major at the University of Nairobi in

Organising Secretary
Deputy Treasurer
Committee Member
Assistant Secretary General
Committee Member
Committee Member

Committee Members:
Wangari Ndirangu
Henry Wahinya
Ayoki Onyango
Constance Lerte
Francis Marwa