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Francis Kuria

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Bio: Dr. Francis Kuria Kagema is the secretary general of the African Council of Religious Leaders-RfP and executive director of Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK), a position he has held since 2008. He previously served as programs director and head of the IRCK-RfP secretariat for a period of six years. Before joining the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, Dr. Kuria worked as the national coordinator for the Small Business Network, an organization advocating for small and medium enterprises. He also worked as a financial analyst at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, and as a volunteer with St. John Ambulance Brigade, where he worked for 16 years, eventually retiring as assistant commissioner of training and operations in 1998. Dr. Kuria holds a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery, and is married with four children.