Dr. James Kisia came to CMMB after eleven years at the Kenya Red Cross Society, where he served as Deputy Secretary General and Director of Programs for seven years. He was the founding Executive Director for the International Center for Humanitarian Affairs (ICHA), a policy and training think tank in Nairobi. James also served as the Director for Research Capacity Strengthening at the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi. James holds a Doctor in Medicine degree from Spartan Health Sciences University in the Caribbean. In addition, he holds a post graduate diploma in public health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine as well as a Master of Art in practicing management from Lancaster University.