- The Communications Authority of Kenya has appointed Ezra Chiloba to the position of Director-General.
- His appointment to the position of the Director-General of CAK was effective Tuesday.
The Communications Authority of Kenya has appointed Ezra Chiloba to the position of Director-General.
His appointment was announced through a press release on Tuesday.
This follows an intense recruitment process to replace the retired Director General Francis Wangusi.
He will take over the helm of the office from Mercy Wanjau who has been acting in the capacity of Director-General for the CAK.
Before his appointment to the position of the Director-General of CAK, Chiloba has held other notable portfolios, including being the immediate former Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
Chiloba dramatically announced his dismissal from the IEBC in October 2018. According to IEBC, Chiloba had turned down invitations to appear before the disciplinary committee to answer some audit queries.
Chiloba started his career as a Program Officer with the Center for Minority Rights and Development and later joined South Consulting as a Research and Coordination Officer.
He holds an undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Arts degree from Central European University in Hungary and a Master of Science degree in Program Management from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
He is a policy consultant and Principle Partner with Chil and Kemp consultancy and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Chiloba has also been a Projects Analyst in charge of governance, electoral systems and processes with the United Nations Development Program in Nairobi.
His appointment to the position of the Director-General of CAK was effective Tuesday.