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David Mugonyi, EBS
Director General

Mr. David Mugonyi is the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). He assumed office on January 15th, 2024.

Mr. Mugonyi has over 20 years of experience in leadership roles spanning public service, media, and strategic communications.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Mugonyi served in various capacities, including leading strategic communications for the Government of Kenya for over a decade.

As the Head of the Presidential Communications Service, he played a pivotal role as the primary advisor on communications, perception and reputation management at the highest level in the Republic of Kenya.

Mr. Mugonyi had a stellar career in the media, starting as a reporter and rising through the ranks to senior editorial roles at Kenya's leading media house, the Nation Media Group.

In recognition of his distinguished service to the nation, Mr. Mugonyi was feted with the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) award, by the President of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, in 2016.

He holds a Masters Degree in International Journalism from City University in the United Kingdom, a Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the same institution.