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Timothy Owase

Timothy Owase

CEO, Kenya Film Commission

Timothy Odhiambo Owase, MCIM, (Chartered Marketer), BBA (Marketing) MA (Communication and Development) A Lawyer, Chartered Marketer and a Communications specialist with experience spanning over a decade, Timothy is currently the Chief Executive Officer at the Commission who plays a key leadership role in leading the team at the Commission.

He is a professional committed to investing in people, communities and businesses in transforming the society for a sustainable socio-economic development through storytelling; a professional with leadership and management qualities, strategy formulation and execution, behavior change, social marketing, sustainable development, media and corporate screen industries communications.

Timothy has Board level experience with fully developed analytical skills, people and systems focus, capacity for growing businesses and solid understanding in designing and implementing results bearing screen business initiatives and strategies. He has a strong ability to influence thinking, forge strategic alliances and build relationships. He is a Champion for good governance with desire to addressing social, economic and cultural issues in the society. Has an outstanding qualification in all phases of Film Marketing, Management, Law, Leadership, Communication and Development and has served in dynamic sectors including, Marketing, Media, ICT, Development and the creative industries. He has provided his expertise and knowledge previously at Rollout Marketing, Touch Media Solutions Ltd, Mnet East Africa, Multichoice Africa and now Kenya Film Commission.

Mr. Owase is a certified Film Commissioner by the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and he is passionate about storytelling in the screen industries and creative economy at large.