The Governance is the policymaking organ while the Management implements the policies and decisions of the Governance both at Headquarter and Branch levels. We work with our communities, volunteers and partners to ensure we prepare for and respond to our humanitarian and development needs.
Dr Asha Mohammed is the Secretary General of Kenya Red Cross Society. She has over 25 years diverse experience working within Humanitarian and Government institutions.
She has served in different capacities within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement including ; Movement Partnerships Advisor for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Geneva,
Head of Operations for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Africa Zone office in Johannesburg, Head of Eastern Africa zone office in Nairobi and Deputy
Secretary General and Head of Programmes in Kenya Red Cross, among others. Dr. Asha also served as Chair of the IFRC Health Commission at global level and a chair of the RCRC Pan African
Coordination Team that is responsible for monitoring of commitments made by African National Societies. Before her role in the Red Cross she served in various capacities in the Ministry of
Health and National AIDS Control Council in Kenya.
Dr Asha has been instrumental in reshaping the strategic direction and growth of the KRCS Programming and institutional strengthening especially in building strong Red Cross branches as the
fundamental units of delivering the services of the National Society. She is passionate about creating vibrant, authentic, and sustainable communities. She has led integrated and complex
humanitarian and development programmes responding to community needs while exhibiting a flair of innovation, inclusion of marginalized groups, environmental sensitivity and emerging issues.
She strongly believes that the most successful projects involve meaningful public engagement ensuring community voices are heard. She believes in the power of women and young people.
She holds a Master's degree in International Executive Management, a Master's degree in Public Health and a Bachelor's degree in Dental Surgery.
Deputy Secretary-General-Corporate Services
Ahmed Idris is Deputy Secretary General and Executive Director International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs (ICHA) at the Kenya Red Cross.
He has previously served as the Head of Policy and Advocacy and Governance Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), a Bachelor
of Laws and a Master of Laws in International Law. He also holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School Tufts University
and Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from University of Oxford. Ahmed has over ten years' experience shaping law and policy in
Kenya and the region, working with public governments and communities to address humanitarian challenges.
Annette Msabeni is the Deputy Secretary General of Kenya Red Cross Society in charge of programs. She has over 17 years'
experience in development and humanitarian work both here in Kenya and different counties across the world. Her expertise
in programs is in HIV & health, food security & livelihoods, WASH, gender equity, conflict transformation and peace
building, risk reduction, disaster preparedness, response & recovery.
She is multi-lingual (English, French and Spanish) and holds a Master's in Business Administration from Strathmore
University, and a Master of Arts in Sociology from UniversitÃ© de Paris IX - Nanterre, and a Bachelor of Arts in
Anthropology from the University of Nairobi.
Annette thrives on the diversity that her career presents. Experiencing different countries and cultures, thematic
contexts, stakeholders, and legal frameworks has always been a personal and professional highlight for her.
Head of Disaster Management
Head of Health Nutrition and Social Services
Head of Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance
Head of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
Ag. Head of Finance
Head of Partnerships and Resource Development
Public Relations and Communications Manager
National Youth Manager
Ag. Head of Organisational Development
Head of Legal