Senior Director, Business Competitiveness, TradeMark East Africa

Lisa is the Regional Director, Business Competitiveness, Trademark East Africa, a special purpose vehicle supporting the process of East African integration, with offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.
She is also a UK Barrister and Kenyan Advocate, with over 20 years in law, human rights, governance and regional integration work in East Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
She has held positions in Commercial Litigation, Kaplan and Stratton Advocates; as the Orville Schell Fellow, Human Rights Watch, New York; Law and Policy Advisor in the Department of Governance and Ethics, Office of the President and, most recently, four years at Transparency International-Kenya as its Deputy Executive Director and Head of Programmes.
Lisa is also a board member in the Business Advocacy Fund that supports business member organisations to engage in private public dialogue and to advocate improvements in the business environment in Kenya for increased investment and job creation.
She maintains a strong commitment to regional business and trade development for poverty alleviation, political and socio-economic reform and the expansion of women’s involvement in business and political leadership.

Lisa KARANJA is speaking at the following session