sharing in governance of extractive industries

Dennis Okore
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Dennis Okore joined Kasita Ibrahim Emolu's group


Media in Extractive Industries (MEI) will provide peer-to-peer knowledge-sharing from experiences in the oversight of Extractive industries and the revenues they generate for sustainable development
Feb 18
Dennis Okore might attend CSMI at Wits's event

Certificate Programme in Community Relations Practice in the Extractive Industry: Management of Community Impactsps September 5, 2016 at 8am to at Wits Club, Wits University , Johannesburg

September 4, 2017 to September 8, 2017
Certificate Programme in Community Relations Practice in the Extractive Industry: Management of Community Impacts: To equip participants with knowledge and tools to manage extractive industry impacts on communities and to monitor and report on these impacts.To appreciate the role of integration and engagement throughout the management and monitoring process.See More
Sep 4, 2017
Dennis Okore is now a member of GOXI
Jul 30, 2017

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Strathmore University
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About My Work
Dennis Okore is communications practitioner with over 10 years of experience and expertise around Government Relations, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability mustered from stints in Media, legal, health, humanitarian and Energy. During these stints he has acquired as board level experience, fully developed analytical skills, capacity for growing businesses and solid understanding of designing and implementing results bearing business and program level communications strategies.

Currently, he is working with Tullow Kenya BV Tullow Kenya BV (A Leading independent oil and gas exploration Company also listed as London FTSE 200) where he is solely responsible for field/operations level communications across onshore licensed blocks across Kenya with accountabilities for delivering interruption free operations. His mandate involves leading teams through multi-stakeholder engagement initiatives to provide understanding of National Content, Social Investments, Environment Health&Safety, Land Access and Grievance Mechanism as well as other Above Ground Risk factors. He has successfully led in the implementation of relevant systems and processes to create awareness on the nascent industry and a sustained social licence to operate. Prior to this, for 2 years he was part of the corporate team focused on delivering the brand and communications strategy at the head office in Nairobi in the early days of the Kenya Business.
Prior to this he was part of the team that established humanitarian communications in the Horn of Africa Somali refugee refugee operations (Kenya/Djibouti/Ethiopia Programs) to support over 600,000 thousand refugees access timely humanitarian assistance and protection.

He has understanding and a full working knowledge of industry standards as well as various instruments frameworks across industries like : the UN Global Compact, Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights, IFC Performance Standards, EITI Rules and Equator Principles among others.

Dennis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Media Technology from Maseno University – Kenya, and writing his thesis Masters in Organizational Leadership from Africa International University (AIU) - Kenya. He is also a member of Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK). He is currently pursuing Masters in Public Policy and Management at the Strathmore Business School and has interests in current affairs (local and international) ,law, Humanitarian Assistance, public policy, Disruptive Technologies (AI,VR ), Governance, ethics, Agribusiness, New Media & development; Communications Technology

Dennis is Rotarian and currently the focal communications person for clubs in Western Kenya.
Areas of interest
oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, social accountability, human rights, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities

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