Janet Naumi Mawiyoo is the Chief Executive Officer of KCDF an organization that promotes sustainable development of communities for social justice, through local institution building, policy influencing, resource mobilization, partnerships and collaborations.

Janet has been in the development sector, primarily with the nonprofit organisations for over 30 years, having spent about 14 years with Action Aid International in both Kenya and Tanzania.

Janet has distinguished herself as a skilled development practitioner, very knowledgeable on the challenges experienced in Africa and the management and delivery of good aid programmes, as well as institution building of local organizations. She is a team builder, development fundraiser, and a very experienced individual on governance matters especially as they relate to emerging African institutions. She has also acted as a mentor to many young women seeking to balance their work and personal lives.

Janet is a certified Organizational Development consultant, with a Masters in Development Administration and Management (MA-Econ) from the University of Manchester (UK), and a postgraduate diploma in Organization Development Consultancy from the Swiss Institute of Applied Psychology, Switzerland.