Silas K. Kobia

Founder of Lukiko Consulting Trust (LCT) and a former chairman of Kenya National Library Service (KNLS).
Education: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

The author of the book: The Co-operative Movement in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities.

He served as a co-operative officer (1972-75) and lecturer at the Co-operative College of Kenya (1975-78). From 1978 to 1993 he played a key role in the transformation co-operative insurance agency under Kenya National Federation of Co-operatives (KNFC) into the now Co-operative Insurance Group (CIC) and was a Managing Director (1993-2001). Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries (UK) and also of the Certified Public Secretaries (Kenya). He is a recipient of the Head of State decoration – Order of Grand Warrior (OGW).