Our Team

ACDC has built a dedicated team of associates spread across different countries and areas of specialization in the non-profit and profit sector. Our associates are experienced in various areas: Behavior Change Communication, Policy Communication, Event Management, Communication for Resource Mobilization, Communication for Social Change/Community Mobilization, Brand Communication, and Marketing Communication among others.

The ACDC team helps clients choose the right strategy to make an impact on their issue or advance their cause.


Stella Kihara

Director/ACDC and Senior Trainer. PhD Scholar, Development Communication

Development Communication, Strategic Communication, Political Communication, Advocacy and Campaigns, Media Liaison, Corporate Communication, Writing and Editing.

Ms. Kihara is a seasoned and well-rounded communications specialist with over 17 years’ experience.  She has worked as communication specialists…


Dr Julia Kagunda

ACDC Senior Associate, Phd scholar, Development Communication, MA Communication & PR

Science and Technical Writer, Advocacy and Campaigns Expert, Community Mobilization and Trainer.

Ms Kagunda is an all rounded Communication Specialist with wide knowledge and experience in communication training, developing and implementing communication strategies…


Suji Omeno

MA Communication Senior ACDC Associate

Participatory Planning, Workshop Facilitator, Report and Proposal Writer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Behavior Change Communication Expert.

Omeno Suji holds a Master ‘s of Arts degree in Development Communication and an undergraduate degree in Education and Business Administration. He has undertaken research and used participatory…


David Musendo

Documentation and Learning Specialist

Documentation and Learning Specialist, Advocacy and Campaigns, Participatory Communication, Resource Mobilisation, Monitoring and Evaluation through Most Significant Stories and Community Mobilization

David J N Musendo is a Zimbabwean based in the UK.  He is a seasoned international consultant …


Cosma Gatere

Senior Coach, BA, University of Nairobi, MSc

Senior Coach, BA, University of Nairobi, MSc in Communications Science from the University of Paris, Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK

Cosma Gatere currently holds the position of director of external affairs at Rift valley railways.


Martin Kaumbutho

Media and Communication Consultant

Media and Communication Consultant, IEC, Documentation of IEC materials/stories in Audio/Visual formats.

Mr. Kaumbutho has over 20 years’ management of communication programs. He has hands-on professional audio-visual production for development…


Dr Jane Mutiga

Editor and Writer

Editor and Writer, Trains in Communicating Technical/Scientific Writing.

Dr. Mutiga is a senior lecturer of Linguistics and Communication Skills, University of Nairobi.   She is professionally trained in language and communication specialist with both academic and professional competences in a wide range of language and communication skills.


Tharcisse Musabyimana

Lecturer, Arts, Media and Social Sciences/ School of Journalism and Communication

Lecturer at National University of Rwanda (NUR); Faculty of Arts, Media and Social Sciences/ School of Journalism and Communication.

Musabyimana is a lecturer at National University of Rwanda (NUR); Faculty of Arts, Media and Social Sciences/ School of Journalism and Communication.