Our People

Dr. Alex Awiti

Interim Dean

Dr Alex Awiti is the Vice Provost East Africa and the Interim Dean of The Graduate School of Media and Communications at The Aga Khan University.

Dr. Nancy Booker

Director, Academic Affairs

Dr. Nancy Booker is the Director of Academic Affairs at GSMC and an Assistant Professor in Multimedia Journalism .

Dr. Sam Kamau


Dr. Sam Kamau is a media and communications scholar and practitioner based at Aga Khan University’s Graduate School of Media and Communications with 12 years’ experience in academia.

Dr. Peter Kimani


Dr. Peter Kimani is a founding faculty member of the Graduate School of Media and Communications, and is an award-winning journalist and author, with over 20 years in Kenya’s vibrant national press.

Prof. Rhonda Breit

Associate Professor

Rhonda Breit, LLB, PhD, is a distinguished academic leader, teacher and researcher who specialises in the field of media law, ethics and journalism education.

Salim Amin

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

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

Mike Eldon

Management Consultant and Executive Coach

Mike was the founding chairman of the Kenya ICT Federation and is deeply involved in numerous organizations, including the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), of which he is a founding governor, and KCA University, where he is chairman of the University Council.

Andrew Tkach


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.

Thomas Ombech

Finance Manager

Thomas is in charge of the daily financial operations and management in the Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC).

These are the team members of the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications.