Timothy Odhiambo Owase – Marketing Fellow, Chartered Marketer, Certified Film Commissioner, Film Economic Developer, MCIM, MPRSK, BBA Marketing, MA Communication and Development

A Chartered and Marketing Fellow, Creative and Screen industries specialist, Communications professional with experience spanning over a decade. Currently the Chief Executive Officer at the Kenya Film Commission. Plays a key leadership role in leading a team at the Commission. A marketing and communication professional committed to investing in people, communities and businesses in transforming the society for a sustainable socio-economic development.

A professional with servant leadership and management qualities, strategy formulation and execution, community development, behavior change, social marketing, sustainable development, talent enterprise advocate, media and corporate communications. Board level experience with a fully developed analytical skills, people and systems focus, capacity for growing businesses and solid understanding in designing and implementing results bearing business initiatives and strategies.

Has a strong ability to influence thinking, forges strategic alliances and builds business relationships and partnerships. A champion for good governance with desire to addressing social, economic and cultural issues in the society. With an outstanding qualification in all phases of marketing, management, communication, Intellectual property, film economic development and entrepreneurship. He has served in the dynamic sectors including, Marketing, Media, ICT, Development and now the screen entertainment world. He has provided his expertise and knowledge previously at Rollout Marketing Agency, Touch Media Solutions Ltd, Mnet East Africa, Multichoice Africa and now Kenya Film Commission.

Mr. Owase is a Certified Film Commissioner, current member of Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK), Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

His academic credentials include Masters in Development and Corporate Communications (MA) at Daystar University, BBA (Marketing) from Kenya Methodist University, Film Marketing and Film Economic development from AFCI University and Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Diploma in Marketing from London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Diploma in Business Management from Kenya Institute of Management, Certificate in monitoring and Evaluation, Intellectual Property Certificate from World Intellectual Property Organization among other set of qualifications.

Timothy is passionate about the Screen industries and the Creative Knowledge Economies.