George Achia

George is a Communications, Public Relations (PR) and Media professional with ten years of experience in corporate communications, media relations, developing and implementing communications strategies, media, development of IEC materials, content development, media training, event planning & management and stakeholder & influencers relations. George holds a Master of Arts Degree in Communication Studies (Strategic Communication) from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics and Literary Studies from Moi University.  He is currently the Communications Officer at AATF in-charge of East and Southern Africa region. In this role, he is responsible for enhancing the visibility of AATF in the media, promoting the brand and its projects among target audiences in and outside Africa.

Before joining AATF, George worked with different Communications & PR Firms including Apex Porter Novelli (APN) and Chatter Media Africa as an Account Manager where he helped manage communications and PR functions for the corporate clients. Further, he handled the day-to-day PR activities for the clients including media relations and advocacy, corporate positioning, stakeholder relations, event management as well as act as the client-service lead for the accounts. He conceptualized and implemented different campaigns and media relations activities for the clients under intertwined strategies that helped the clients achieve their communications/organizational objectives. Before that, he worked as a science journalist at Science Africa between 2010 and 2012 where he reported on different aspects of Science, Technology, and Innovation.