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Board of Directors

The fourth mandate of the Agency is to coordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting. For this reason, the Board of Directors of the Anti-Counterfeit Agency consists of representatives from the public and private sectors. This enables the Agency to coordinate both public awareness and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

The Board consists of the following persons: 

  • A chairman appointed by the Cabinet Secretary
  • Principal Secretary in the Ministry responsible for matters relating to industry,investment and trade, or his representative;
  • Principal Secretary in the Ministry responsible for matters relating to finance, or his representative;
  • Attorney General, State Law Office
  • Commissioner-General of Kenya Revenue Authority, who may be represented by the commissioner of Customs;
  • Managing Director of Kenya Bureau of Standards or his representative;
  • Chief Executive of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers or his representative;
  • Two members appointed by the Cabinet Secretary, not being public officers with knowledge intellectual property rights, consumer protection or trade.


Pradeep Paunrana 
Chairman, Board of Directors

Mr. Elema Halake
Executive Director
Michael Onyancha
Mr. Michael Onyancha
and Measures, Kenya
 Charles Ongwae
Mr. Charles Ongwae, Managing Director,
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

Phyllis Wakiaga KAM Chief Executive
Ms. Phyllis Wakiaga, CEO,
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM)
 Joel Bett National Treasury
Joel Bett
National Treasury
 Colonel James Kariuki
Col.(Rtd) James Wahome Kariuki
Kenya Revenue Authority
   Emmanuel Bitta
Emmanuel Bitta,
Office of Attorney General


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