KISFF Organizing Committee

Chairman Safinaz Foundation, Founder and Festival Director

Mr. Aasif KARIM

Mr. Aasif KARIM is Chairman Safinaz Foundation and founder and Festival Director of the Kenya International Sports Film Festival (KISFF).

He is former national cricket and tennis captain and played in three ICC World Cups; 1996, 1999 and 2003 and participated in Davis Cup tennis. He is a FELLOW Arbitrator and Accredited Mediator and is currently also a Mediator by the Kenyan Judiciary for Family and Commercial Disputes. He was recently appointed board member of the Kenya Film Commission.

Events and Marketing Director

Madam Florence NDUTA

Madam Florence NDUTA is events and marketing director for KISFF with over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality/airline industry, mainly in the field of sales and marketing. She has also been in the financial sector, having been a bank manager for five years. A fluent French speaker, she is an acclaimed Kalasha Awards winner and served as national secretary of the Kenya Actors’ Guild for three years.

Chief Juror/Umpire

Madam Njoki MUHOHO

Madam Njoki MUHOHO is the event’s Chief Juror/Umpire. She is a management consultant and filmmaker based in Kenya. She has over 30 years’ experience in organisational development, human resource management, corporate strategy development and management training. She is the current Academy Director for the Multichoice Talent Factory as well as a five-time award winning scriptwriter and producer.

Consultant

Madam Risper MUTHAMIA

Madam Risper MUTHAMIA is KISFF consultant who works closely with the Festival Director, Mr. Aasif Karim.

Muthamia is a media practitioner with several years’ experience in broadcast media operations, content development and management in Africa, having worked with different media platforms.

PR & Communication Liaison KISFF

Mr. Chris KAMAU

Mr. Chris KAMAU is an actor, with over 20 years’ experience in the arts, communication, entertainment and media industries. Kamau is a former Chairman of Kenya Actors’ Guild. He is a member of the organising committee of International Film Convention Kenya, a forum that is designed to bring together key audio visual industry players from around the world on a yearly basis. He was also a panelist on the Kalasha TV and Film Market, 2019. He is a member of SAG/AFTRA, the premier global actors union.

PA to the Chairman

Mr. John MULI

Personal assistant to the Chairman, Safinaz Group of Companies, Mr. Aasif Karim. He is head of claims and medical departments at Aristocrats Insurance Co. Ltd, coordinator of publication of Sports Monthly magazine and Estates Manager with Jaffrey Investments and Safinaz Properties Ltd. He holds a Diploma in Sales and Marketing.