Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba

Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2018. As a fellow, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Cultural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences

Prof Patrick Lumumba is an eloquent Kenyan legal practitioner and an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanzania. He has received many prestigious awards from local and internationally renowned organisations and institutions. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya FCPS (K), a Member of the Kenya Institute of Management and a Certified Mediator. Lumumba was the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya School of Law until 2017.  He is an Associate Professor of Public Law and Founding Dean, Kabarak University School of Law.  He is a former Secretary of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission and former Director of the defunct Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC): Now Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission. He is the Founding Trustee of the African Institute for Leaders and Leadership and founding Chairman of the Association of the Citizens Against Corruption. In 2001, he was appointed to serve in the National Committee on Implementation of International Humanitarian Law. A pan Africanist who is passionate about promoting equal rights, good governance and African unity, Lumumba shares The AAS value of shifting the centre of gravity to allow Africa to own and define its agenda. A firm proponent in advancing the African identity, Lumumba believes that the future of Africa lies in good leadership and the in hands of its people who must grow their confidence and self-belief and become increasingly self-reliant. His influence on African politics and international political culture is undeniable advancing belief that African politics should accommodate divergent views and voices. His depth of knowledge, pan Africanism and that he is a proponent of good governance is what undoubtedly qualifies him to be an Honorary Fellow of The AAS.