Cmmr. Washington Sati is a Commissioner and the Vice Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman). He holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Governance, a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Sociology, and a Diploma in Community Work and Social Development from the University of Nairobi. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Nairobi. Before his appointment to the Commission, he was the Deputy Director in Charge of Research and Compliance at the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. He also served as Principal Program Officer at the National Gender and Equality Commission in the year 2016-2018. Commissioner Sati has also worked with Leonard Cheshire International as a Policy and Campaign Manager for East and North Africa Countries. As a gender, disability, governance and human rights expert, he has extensive experience in human rights issues, research and advocacy with specialist in social, political and economic rights as well as project management, including needs identification, design, implementation, budgeting, reporting, monitoring and evaluation. His work has been published in public health journals and has presented at Global HIV and Social Science Conferences in Belgium, Canada, Mexico, the US, Turkey and the Netherlands. He is also a holder of Commonwealth Professional Fellowship in 2008 to work at the National Centre for Independent Living in London.
Washington Sati, MBS