Dr. Asaph Kinyanjui joined KEHPCA board in March 2022. He is an experienced Board level leader with a wealth of experience in strategic leadership, program management and Palliative Care, having spent over 12 years in various roles within the healthcare, advocacy and research. He holds a master’s degree in Management and Leadership (MML) from the Management University of Africa and a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Nairobi. Dr. Asaph is the current CEO of Nairobi Hospice, transforming the hospice to a more sustainable institution by empowering the team, introducing new services and re-organizing the existing care. Dr. Asaph served for eight years at Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association as Director of Programs and Education and Research Officer. He is credited with the scaling up of palliative care in Kenya and beyond through capacity building, research, advocacy, networking and resource mobilization. He has also participated in various international palliative care and oncology fora and published in peer reviewed journals. He has passion for prompting access to health care especially to the marginalized, employing innovative approaches to promote efficiency and getting things done.

Dr. Asaph has interest in the field of business and entrepreneurship, he is the director of Roman Enterprises Limited.

Dr. Asaph draws his inspiration, in particular from his early upbringing in rural set up, his teachers and his family.