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.
At the highest level of the Kenya Red Cross Society, there is the National Council - the supreme organ of the Society led by a Governor, who is deputised by 1st and 2nd Deputy Governors.
The Council consists of elected members and four representatives from each Region. The Council elects the National Executive Committee (NEC), which is mandated to provide supervision to the management. The NEC appoints the Secretary General who directs the Secretariat staff, which in turn assists the Branches to develop their humanitarian programmes.
Patron, Kenya Red Cross Society
Mr. Francis Masika is an advocate of the high court of Kenya with over 30 years’ experience. He has served as Council member of Law Society of Kenya and as
a member of the National Committee of the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law at the Attorney General office.
Mr Masika is a long-standing member of the Kenya Red Cross and has served the Red Cross movement in various capacities locally and internationally.
Locally he has served as the Branch Chair Machakos Branch, Regional Manager for lower Eastern region, legal advisor to the National Society and most
recently as the chair of the Kenya Red Cross Pension Fund. Internationally, he was a legal consultant with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in
Switzerland, Geneva from October 2003 to December 2004.
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.
First Deputy Governor
Dr Jacqueline Kitulu is the President of the Kenya Medical Association. KMA is the umbrella professional association for doctors in Kenya.
She is the first female to chair the 51 year old association. She also chaired the Kenya Medical Women’s Association between 2008 and 2012.
She is the 1st Deputy Governor of the Kenya Red Cross Society and sits on several other boards – National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF),
the Kenya Healthcare Federation (KHF) which is the Health sector board of the Kenya Private sector alliance, the Mater Misericordiae Hospital,
Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory Committee, Safaricom Health Advisory Board, TechCare For All Advisory Board and Curafa Advisory Board. She
is privileged to have served as a presidential appointee to the National Economic and Social Council – a high level advisory body to the Government
of Kenya between 2008 and 2014.
She is a Family Physician for the last more than 15 years running a private practice despite a very busy schedule.
She is an MBA -Healthcare Management alumnus of Strathmore Business School and believes that this has gone a long way in bridging the communication
gap between her health background and her current policy influencing position in a bid to transform the Health sector in Kenya.
She is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Kenya Medical Association 2019, Jacob’s Well Award for Women Living Deliberately 2017,
Annual Best Communicators 2016, Africa Most Astounding Female Professional Award 2012 and OWIT (Organisation of Women in International Trade) Woman of the year 2010.
Aside from her busy career she spends quality time with her husband and two teenage sons.
Second Deputy Governor
Prior to taking up the role of Honorable Treasurer, Mrs. Kamau was a member of the Finance Standing Committee of KRCS. She has a CPA(K) and MBA in Finance
She is the current Finance Manager of Qatar Airways, Kenya.
Mrs. Kamau is also a Director at the Board of Airline Representatives, Kenya (BARK), and the
current Chair of IATA’s Air Passenger Joint Council (APJC) for Eastern Africa. She is also Vice Chair of the Financial Advisory Group (FAG) to the same council.
Mrs. Kamau also serves as the Chairlady of the Board of Trustees, Qatar Airways Staff Pension Scheme.
Mr. Salat is a Kenya Red Cross Society Life Member. He has with over a decade of proven and progressive accomplishment in Audit, accounting and Finance across the public and private sector.
He is the Group CFO at Hass Petroleum where he is in charge of the group’s financial management that spans over 10 countries and 15 legal entities.
Prior to Joining Hass Petroleum, he worked with KPMG Kenya as the Senior Advisor in the Development Advisory Services Unit where he garnered invaluable knowledge in Financial Risk,
Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, External Audit, and Accounting. He is a certified public accountant passed by the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Exams Board.
Dr. Ramadhan is a doctor by profession having graduated with both a bachelor and masters from University of Nairobi.
He is also the Chairman of Pwani one shilling foundation board of trustees as he engages in community service.
He is currently a full time private practice Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.
Having graduated from Kapsabet Boys High School, Dr. Simiyu is a doctor by profession having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Oral Health
Dr. Matendechero previously served as Pharmacist In Charge at Vihiga District Hospital.
Currently, Dr. Matendechero is the Assistant Chief Pharmacist, Ministry of Health, serving as the head of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Unit.
National Youth Chairperson
National Youth Manager
National Youth Vice Chairperson
National Youth Treasurer
Mr. Mayaka has attained his degree in Bachelor of Commerce from Mount Kenya University with a second-class honour.