Ambassador Prof. Jared Akama Onyari, PhD, MA

(Board Chairman) - [email protected]

Professor Jared Onyari is a qualified and experienced executive with twenty five years track record of excellent performance in Peace Building and Conflict Transformation, democracy and human rights, labor Relations, Management in Project Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Climate change, strategic planning, program design, monitoring and evaluation.

As advocacy, networking, environment and waste management research expert, Prof.  Onyari is exposed to meeting high-performance parameters, delivering quality results, and establishing rapport with stakeholders including colleagues, management and industry players.
He is a dedicated and motivated team player with excellent problem solving, negotiation, training, facilitation, leadership, oral and written communication skills that apply well in my work.
Prof Onyari is a graduate of BA. Economics and Geography of Egerton University; MBA, University of Nairobi and MA, Development studies at St Pauls University. Currently, PHD candidate at Kisii University doing Peace and conflict studies.

After graduating in 1994, he started his professional career at Hilton International Hotel where he worked for four years. He was elected in 1998 the as the first Secretary General of Kenya Hotels and Allied Workers Union where he served for six years. During these years he learnt that domestic workers continue to face major challenges in Kenya: Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and manipulation and lack of occupational health and safety among others and he was able to address them accordingly.

In addition, he has over five years’ experience in senior positions which have exposed him to global experiences as he interacted with people of diverse ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds.

He was appointed Ambassador for Peace by Universal Peace Federation between 2012 and 2014; Ambassador of World Film Institute and Olympia Arts; President of Africa Institute of peace, President of Peace Society of Kenya.

In 2014, he was appointed International Professor by United Graduate College and seminary international in the field of peace. Dr. Onyari currently served as the chairman of the Board of Trustee of Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies.