Joseph Ndung’u

Joseph Ndung’u

Executive Director

Location Nairobi, Kenya

Department Access

Unit Senior Management

About Joseph Ndung’u

Professor Joseph Ndung’u is the Executive Director of FIND in Kenya and Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). A veterinarian with a PhD in immunopathology of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT, or sleeping sickness), Professor Ndung’u is also a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (CorrFRSE). Prior to joining FIND in 2006, he was the Director of the Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute. He has extensive experience in development and introduction of diagnostics for HAT, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, Buruli ulcer and schistosomiasis.