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Associate Professor of Law and Sports Medicine, Daystar University

Moni Wekesa is the dean of law at Daystar University, an associate professor of law and an associate professor of sports medicine. He is a practicing advocate, Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public. He is also member of the Disciplinary Tribunal of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Integrity Unit based in London. He also sits on the Anti-Doping Committee of the International Federation of Sports for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, and has served as a Director at the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) since 2016 and as a Member of Council of Pwani University since 2017.
Prof Wekesa holds two doctorate degrees - in law and sports medicine. He previously taught Sports Medicine at Kenyatta University, University of Botswana and University of Namibia. He has taught law at Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Mount Kenya University and now at Daystar University. He is a Visiting Professor of Law at the Kigali Independent University, Rwanda, and is also on the Roll of Senior Scholars of Lusaka University School of Law.
Previously, he served as Deputy Dean of Faculty at the University of Botswana (1996-7), Chair of the Department of Human Movement Science at the University of Namibia (1998) and Regional Manager in charge of Africa for Special Olympics International (1999-2001) and as the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Football Federation (2005). He was the Founding Dean of Mount Kenya University School of Law (2010-2016).
He chaired a National Taskforce on Anti-Doping (2013-2014) which led to the enactment of the Anti-Doping Act, 2016 and creation of the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya both in 2016.
He has served as an Honorary Legal Counsel of the East African Universities Sports Federation from 2003, and also as Sports Medicine consultant to the National Football team, National Hockey and Volleyball teams in 1990-1995. He has also served in the capacity of Africa Doping Officer for the International Football Federation and Confederation of African Football. He is former Football Kenya Federation’s Chair of the Disciplinary Committee and Chair of the Disciplinary Committee of the Kenyan Premier League Ltd.
He worked as a Consultant for Special Olympics Inc., Ministry of Sports (formulating the Regulations for the Sports Registrar), Ministry of Sports (Drafting the Anti-Doping Bill, the Anti-Doping Policy and the Anti-Doping Rules), Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute (drafting the amendment Act and Regulations), Kenya Academy of Sports (Regulations) and Sports Kenya (drafting Regulations), Centre for Multi-Party Democracy (reviewing proposed Constitutions for Sports bodies), Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Writing and editing legal materials) and Africa Technology Policy Studies (writing and editing materials on Intellectual Property Rights).


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Law and Sports Medicine, Daystar University