Waikwa Wanyoike was a founding director and the inaugural Executive Director of KI (until his resignation in September 2018). He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Barrister and Solicitor with the Law Society of Upper Canada. He appears regularly at the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Kenya as a public interest litigator on ground breaking constitutional matters. He has advised government and non-governmental agencies on constitutional implementation and policy reforms. He also appears regularly as a resource person during training programmes organized for Judges and Magistrates by the Judiciary Training Institute. He studied at Kenyatta University and York University (Canada). He has taught Advocacy (Refugee and Immigration law) at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. He has authored and co-authored numerous book chapters on diverse topics on the Constitution.