Mr. Francis W. Wangusi is the Director-General of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). He was appointed to the position on 21st August 2012 for a period of three years. Prior to his appointment he had served in the same position in an acting capacity for a period of one year.
With over 20 years’ experience in the ICT Sector, Mr. Wangusi has previously served in various capacities at the then Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK). He joined the Authority in 2000 at the level of Assistant Director and rose through the ranks to his current position. He served as the Director in charge of Broadcasting and Special Projects as well as the Director in charge of Licensing, Compliance and Standards (LCS).
Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Wangusi worked at the defunct Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (KP&TC). He also served as a Senior Lecturer at the former Kenya College for Communications Technology (KCCT) now Multimedia University College.
Mr. Wangusi holds a Masters degree in Space Sciences with specialization in Satellite Communications from the International Space University, France; a BSc in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy and a Charted Engineer Part II Certificate from the Institute of Electronics Engineering, UK. He is also a holder of Global Executive Masters Degree in Business Administration (GEMBA) from the United States International University (USIU).
Mr. Wangusi has played a pivotal role in a number of key projects that have positively impacted on the ICT Sector in Kenya.
In recognition of his distinguished service rendered to the nation of Kenya in the ICT sector, in 2013, Mr. Wangusi was honoured with a presidential award of the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS).