Mrs. Grace Ndugu holds a Master of Science(MSc) in Development Administration and Planning, with a concentration in Political Development from the Bristol University (UK). She is an alumnus of the Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute at the Eastern Mennonite University and has also attended various international and national peacebuilding, governance, human rights and protection trainings.
Mrs. Ndugu has over 25 years of experience in Justice and Peacebuilding, including 10 years with the National Council of Churches of Kenya and close to 15 years with the Catholic Relief Services. She is skilled in project management, integration of peacebuilding into development, protection, inter-religious dialogue, negotiations, mediation and reconciliation. Mrs. Ndugu is well versed in policy formulation/reviews, institutional capacity strengthening, research and strategic and contingency planning. Prior to joining the Civil Society, she worked for 10 years at the High Court of Kenya and the Ministry of Constitutional and Home Affairs. Mrs. Ndugu is currently the Chairperson of Catholic Relief Services (K) Board of Directors.