Board of Directors

Hon. Noah Katana Ngala, EGH

Chairman

Born in 1948, Hon, Katana Ngala is the Chairman of Kenya national library service with effect from 24th June 2016. Experience: He served in various Ministries as an Assistant Minister and Minister between 1979 and 2002. These included Local Government and Urban Development, Office of the President, Co-operative Development, Tourism & Wildlife, Lands and Settlement Ministry of Home Affairs, Heritage and Sports. He has also served in various political parties.

Hon. Noah Katana Ngala, EGH

Chairman

Stephen G. Mau Kimani

Alternate Member / PS/ Ministry of sports, culture & heritage

Born in 1967, Mr. Stephen G. Mau Kimani became an alternate Board member representing the Principal Secretary State Department for Culture and Heritage in November 2019. Mr. Mau holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree (KU); Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship (MUK)and Bachelor of Arts degree (UON).

Experience: Mr. Mau is a career civil servant with vast experience in the field of library and information services. Currently the Ag. Director in the Department of Library Services, he has served as a librarian in various government ministries and departments including the ministry of information, Kenya Institute of Mass Communications e.t.c

Stephen G. Mau Kimani

Alternate Member / PS/ Ministry of sports, culture & heritage

Dr Charles Ngui Nzivo

Ag CEO & Secretary to the Board

Born in 1968, Dr. Nzivo was appointed as the Ag. CEO with effect from 27th May 2022. He holds a PhD Library Science from Wuhan University – Hubei, Chaina; Msc. Information Science from Makerere University, Uganda and a BA (Anthropology) from University of Nairobi. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Nzivo was in Charge of Technical Service functions of Kenya National Library Service Board, as Deputy Director.

Experience: Dr. Nzivo has worked with knls since 1994, in various capacities including: Head of Branch Library; Head of Research Development Department; Coordinating all the 64 knls branch library Network on matters Technical and Administration as well.

Dr Charles Ngui Nzivo

Ag CEO & Secretary to the Board

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Jack Wafula Emusolo

Ag CEO & Secretary to the Board

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Stephen G. Mau Kimani

Alternate Member / PS/ Ministry of sports, culture & heritage

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