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Steve Kimani

Account Director

Stephen is a corporate communications specialist with over 12 years of experience in strategic planning, development and implementation of communications plans, media relations, content development and crisis management. Stephen is currently an Account Director at APN and he is responsible for leading various teams in Strategic Communications planning. Event management and planning, Brand Management, Public Relations counsel and implementation of plans and programmes for various clients and in business development.

He has grown his career in managing brands and organisations such as Kenya Tourism Board, De La Rue plc., Co-operative Alliance of Kenya (CAK), Cereal Growers Association (CGA), Agricultural Industry Network (AIN) and the Business Advocacy Fund (BAF) among many others. Stephen also has extensive experience in editorial management having worked with Royal Media Services, Mediamax Network Limited, Metropol TV and Nation Media Group and understands the local and regional media landscape very well.

Previously Stephen has worked for IMG Communications and Cleartone Communications. He was provided media relations support for the Dispute and Conflict Resolution International (DCRI), an organization that seeks to promote alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in Kenya resulting in better relations among warring communities in the region.

Stephen holds a an Executive Masters’ Degree in Media Leadership and Innovation from Aga Khan University, Graduate School of Media and Communications, a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Catholic University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication from Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.