Grace Ndugu was born in 1960 Grace and has over 25 years of experience in justice and peacebuilding, including 10 years with the National Council of Churches of Kenya and 15 years with the Catholic Relief Services. Prior to joining the Civil Society, Grace worked for 10 years at the High Court of Kenya and the Ministry of Constitutional and Home Affairs.
Grace is skilled in project management, integration of peacebuilding into development, protection, inter- religious dialogue, negotiations, mediation and reconciliation. She is well versed in policy formation/ reviews, institutional capacity strengthening, research and strategic and contingency planning.
She holds a Master of Science in Development Administration and Planning, with a concentration in Political Development from of Bristol University, UK. and is an alumnus of the Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute at the Eastern Mennonite University. She has also attended various international and national Peace Building, Governance, Human Rights and Protection Trainings.
She was appointed to the Board effective 17th April 2015.