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Mercy Kamau

Account Executive

Mercy is a communication specialist with more than 5 years’ experience working in government, in the media industry, in the NGO world, and as a PR professional.

Mercy is currently the account executive for Novartis and Watu Credit and is in charge of the day to day running of these clients. She is experienced in content development, media relations and event management. Prior to joining Apex Porter Novelli, she worked in the Public Affairs Department at Oxygene, a marketing and communication consulting firm. In her Account Executive role, she honed her abilities in collecting and collating data for research, policies and regulatory issues, creating awareness through public communication, preparing white papers and managing the Vellum weekly website and its social media accounts. She also undertook Parliament monitoring and drafted notes and advisories for the clients. She prepared stakeholder engagement plans and did media monitoring for clients. Some of the accounts she managed were Meta/Facebook, Diageo, Safaricom and Tullow.

Previously, she worked for the Star Newspaper at the Radio Africa Group. At the Star, she served as communication officer and also undertook sub-editing roles for the publications. She has also worked as a Hansard Officer at Migori County Assembly.

Mercy has an interest in writing in health and while at the Star she wrote several articles on health including issues such as nutrition, respiratory diseases, fertility, among others. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Media and Communication