Hon. Florence Kajuju is the Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) and has been the 2nd Ombudsman of the Republic of Kenya since August 2018. In addition, she is the President of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) African Chapter, a position she was elected to on the 9th of November 2021, and the Secretary General of the African Ombudsman and Mediators Association (AOMA) since 2018. She also serves as a Board Member to the African Ombudsman Research Centre (AORC) based at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in Durban, South Africa. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 26 years of experience on the Bar. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts, Leadership and Governance degree at Mount Kenya University and holds an LLB degree from the University of Nairobi. Prior to her appointment as the Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice, Hon. Florence Kajuju served as a Woman Member Kenya National Assembly Meru County in the 11th Parliament. She participated in the constitution making process as the Vice Chairperson Law Society of Kenya (LSK) for which she was recognized and awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS).
Hon. Florence Kajuju will participate in the World Justice Forum working session Ombuds Institutions’ Role in Contributing to Access to Justice and SDG 16