UZIMA Foundation Africa board member

Role: Secretary and Legal Advisor

Profile:

Fred is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a commissioner of oaths and a Senior Counsel. He is the senior partner, Kaplan and Stratton Advocates. He holds an LLB as well as a Diploma in Law. He has held many senior positions in his work as an advocate which include being chairman of the Law Society of Kenya, Council member International Bar Association among many others. He has served and still serves on many boards which include chairman, Board of Directors, Nairobi international School of Theology, Director, Consolidated Bank of Kenya, CFC Bank Limited and Bata Shoe Company Limited; Chairman and Elder Nairobi Baptist Church.

Fred has served on many task forces which include Human Rights Issues of East Timor and Indonesia; has served a consultant for Jubilee Consultations on Constitutional and Legal Framework in a new South Africa, Cambridge, England.

He is an author of several publications on legal matters including The Independence of the Bar in Emerging Nations.