Natasha Kimani

Head of Partnerships and Research
Africa No Filter

Natasha is the Head of Partnerships and Research at Africa No Filter. Her work entails leading fundraising and resource mobilisation and research within the organisation and managing relationships with funders and all external partners. Before this, she was an Academy Fellow at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, where she focused on gender-responsive devolution in Kenya. She has also held senior positions at the Kenya Law Reform Commission and the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution. A lawyer by profession, Natasha has extensive experience in public policy, constitution implementation, devolution, and governance in East Africa. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Economics, Law and Politics and a Bachelor’s in Law (LLB). She is also a Mo Ibrahim Fellow (2017) and a Mandela Washington Fellow (2016) and serves on Mzalendo Trust and Akili Dada boards. “Whether in legal, policy, or programme management centred roles”, she says, “I have bent my career towards ensuring that my work represents and reflects the lived realities of those who are directly impacted by it.”