Nekesa Wasike is a Senior Human Resource Officer, Kenya and works to help provide support to our staff located in Kenya as well as other countries in the region. She is key in managing our HR process and ensuring the smooth functioning mainly in the Kenya office, providing additional support to other countries when needed.

Before joining WRI, Nekesa worked as an Associate Manager at Evidence Action Kenya supporting team members to drive performance through the effective and efficient implementation of the People & Culture (P&C) plans aimed at continuously improving and promoting employee engagement. Prior to that, she worked for One Acre Fund, overseeing the implementation of human resources processes.

Nekesa holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Nairobi, currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She is also a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya.

Nekesa Lives in Nairobi and enjoys spending time with her son.