16 Oct Senator Sylvia Kasanga
Sylvia Kasanga is a practicing Architect & Arbitrator. She holds an Undergraduate Degree in Architecture from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from United States International University – Africa (USIU-A). She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators both in United Kingdom (UK) and Kenya, vibrantly serving in the Kenyan Branch Committee as a RIBA Chartered Architect. She has been in the construction industry for sixteen years, and is the Founder and Managing Director of Sycum Solutions Company Ltd, an Architectural firm based in Nairobi. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Lukenya Group of Schools and is a Trustee for the Lukenya University in Makueni County. Currently, Sylvia is a Nominated Member of the Twelfth Parliament of Kenya in the capacity of Senator. Duly, she serves as a Member in the Parliamentary Committees on “Land, Environment and National Resources”, “Powers & Privileges” as well as the “Road and Transport”. Internationally, she represents Kenya in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) under the Forum of Parliaments. As a legislator, she aspires to utilize her professional passion and expertise on; Affordable Housing, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Health and Education matters, to advocate for formulation of SMART policies, regulations & laws on these areas. Duly, she has sponsored two bills in Parliament; The Mental Health Bill 2018, and The Alternative Dispute Resolutions Bill 2019. In overall, on this national stage, she has pro-actively sponsored eight motions, four statements and the two Bills.