Ms. Achie Ojany- Alai

County Executive Member Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sports

Hon. Achie Ojany - Alai is the County Minister for Tourism, Sports, Arts and Culture, in Kisumu, KENYA.

She is an accredited Business Coach; an alumnae of the Coaching Academy in London. She made the transition to Coaching after an international corporate career that culminated in becoming Vice President of the IWC in The Hague, in The Netherlands. Her professional background is in Marketing and Advertising where she was EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Account Director for two of the leading global agencies – McCann Erickson London and Leo Burnett London some of the leading global brands in charge of global brands like Delta Airlines, Max Factor, Toyota and Gillette.

She has spent the last 23 years working in Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining the County of Kisumu. She is also serves as the National Caucus Chair bringing together all the 47 Tourism and Wildlife County Ministers under the patronage of Council of Governors. Achie Ojany - Alai has also been appointed to the planning committee for upcoming Africities Global Summit to be hosted in Kisumu, Kenya in April 2022. She holds an MA in Marketing Management from Kingston Business University, London.

Since her appointment, she has spearheaded a number of initiatives in the county that have helped improve the lives of Kisumu youth. One such project is the Kisumu All Stars whose patron is The Governor, I AM Kisumu Talent Search, Film training every year in partnership with Kenya Film Commission establishing Kisumu as MICE destination whose patron is Governor Anyang Nyongo.