Our People

Michael Meyer

Founding Dean

Michael Meyer is founding dean of the AKU Graduate School of Media and Communications.

Rhonda Breit

Associate Dean

Professor Rhonda Breit, LLB, PhD, joined AKU-GSMC in December 2014.

Kenneth Macharia

Director of Resource and Business

Kenneth Macharia is the director of resource and business development.

Sam Kamau


Doctor Sam Kamau joined AKU-GSMC in July 2015 as a faculty member.

Peter Kimani


Doctor Peter Kimani is a
founding faculty member of the GSMC.

Stephen Buckley

Professional Development

Stephen joined AKU-GSMC in June 2015 and is running Professional Development Programs

James Randerson

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Dr James Randerson is an award-winning journalist with 15 years’ experience.

Howard W. French

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Howard W. French is a distinguished visiting professor at AKU-GSMC.

Jenny Luesby

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Jenny is an award-winning business journalist, formerly of The EIU, BBC and Financial Times.

Michael Peel

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Michael Peel is Asia bureau chief for the Financial Times and author of A Swamp Full of Dollars.

Andrew Tkach

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Andrew Tkach has over 25 years of experience producing documentaries and TV reports.

John Kamau

Executive Officer

John joined AKU Graduate School of Media and Communications in August 2014 as executive officer.

Marietta Musyoka

Executive Assistant

Marietta Musyoka is an executive assistant at the Graduate School of Media and Communications.

Sanday Ogesa

Administrative Assistant

Sanday is an administrative assistant at AKU Graduate School of Media and Communications.

Thomas Ombech

Finance Manager

Thomas Ombech is a trained accountant with a Master of Commerce degree.

Salim Amin

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Salim Amin is an award winning photographer, cameraman, producer, presenter and trainer

Noah Miller

Noah Miller is a communications practitioner with vast experience in social media, government relations

Mark Kaigwa

Mark Kaigwa is an African entrepreneur, author and professional speaker.

Nancy Achieng’ Booker

Nancy Achieng’ Booker is a veteran teacher and journalist who has worked for the Nation Media Group