Joseph Kokumu is a public health research, monitoring and evaluation specialist. He is passionate about the use of data for evidence-based decision making, and adherence to ethics in research. His pivotal role in the Amref Ethics and Scientific Review Committee (ESRC) ensures that ethical research practices are upheld not only within Amref Health Africa but also across other organizations. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics from Egerton University and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Amref International University. His commitment to continuous learning is evident through the completion of several professional development courses, including Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health, Implementation Science, Research Administration, Bioethics Training, and many more. He is an active member of the Bioethics Society of Kenya, contributing to the advancement of ethical research practices in Kenya and beyond. Other than expertise in the public health and research sector, Joseph is an award winning CCM creative and a digital influencer.