Manoah Esipisu has been appointed as Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Secretariat.
The Kenyan High Commissioner to the U.K. was elected by fellow Board members who represent 53 other Commonwealth member states.
Espisu, who previously served as the Spokesperson for State House in Kenya, will serve in the new role for a period of two years.
During this period he will still continue to serve as Kenya’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
He takes over from Ellison Greenslade, QPM, Bahamas High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland.