Nzioka Waita is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is a member of the Law Society of Kenya’s ICT Committee. He is a graduate of Law (LLB) from the University of Sheffield in the UK and is currently undertaking a Masters in Law degree course in Computer and Communications Law at Queen Mary, University of London.
Mr. Waita heads up the Legal and Regulatory Affairs Department at Kenyan communications service provider, Safaricom Limited. He has a keen interest in the country’s telecommunications regulatory environment having been in the sector for close to decade. He holds various other positions within the ICT environment and is currently the company Secretary of the international fibre optic company TEAMS Limited. He is also one of the legal advisors to the Kenya Telecommunication Network Operators Association, which is the representative body of the Kenyan telecommunications industry.
In both his private and public engagements, Mr. Waita is very passionate about community service and, aside from being a Trustee of the Safaricom Foundation, he sits on the Board of two other non-profit organisations, namely the African Braille Centre (www.africanbraille.org), which provides specialised Braille reading material for the visually impaired, and Alive and Kicking Kenya (www.aliveandkicking.org.uk), a social charitable trust registered in the UK and having a local office in Kenya.