Lizz Ntonjira is a strategic communications and public policy professional with extensive experience gained within a number of roles in the public, private and international development sectors spanning over 15 years. Lizz has been pivotal in transforming brand perception, developing internal & external communication strategies, resource mobilization, stakeholder mapping and engagement, policy facilitation and led in the public/private partnership dialogues in her various capacities over the decade. She has led and advised various institutions to deliver scalable programs, manage risk, and identify opportunities as well as to overcome critical stakeholder engagement challenges. Lizz has received a myriad of awards and recognitions over the tenure in the various capacities she has served.
Lizz holds a Bachelor Degree in Law from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, a Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Public Relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations in the UK and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from Strathmore Business School (Strathmore University). She is also a Public Policy Management Fellow from Virginia Commonwealth University in Virginia USA and a recipient of former US President Barack Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (2015).