Dr. Komolo is an accomplished legal practitioner and academic with over 8 years experience in law and policy development. He has worked and consulted in these areas in Kenya, the Far East and the Americas and leads our Trade, Environment and Non-Profit Cluster. Dr. Komolo has delivered on complex legal reports and worked with minorities and indigenous communities in South America in the areas of mining law and natural resource governance. He has also led research and argued in notable public interest cases before courts in Kenya including Federation of Women Lawyers Kenya (FIDA-K) & 5 others –vs.- Attorney General & Another (2011) (eKLR).
Dr. Komolo holds professional memberships in the Society for International Economic Law (SIEL), the East African Law Society and the Law Society of Kenya. He is also a fellow of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law and a former WTO Doctoral Fellow in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Komolo is also actively involved in community service and serves as the founder and Vice President of Maklweta.Org, an education-focused international charity. Since 2011, he has served intermittently as a Judge in the Stetson Environmental Law Moots.
Specialisation: WTO Law & Policy, EAC Law & Policy, Environmental Law & Policy, Human Rights, Company Law, Monitoring & Evaluation, and the Law of Non-Profit Making Organisations.
Bar Memberships: Kenya (home), and Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda & Burundi (under EAC cross-border practice rules).
Education: PhD in Laws (The University of Hong Kong, PRC), LL.M (The University of Kent, U.K) and is a certified Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) specialist. He’s a proud alumnus of Cardinal Otunga High School, Mosocho, and a former Commonwealth and Swire Scholar.
Languages: English, Kiswahili & Dholuo (Fluent), Gusii (fair)