Chief Executive Officer
Maurice Mwande Okoth is an Advocate of High Court of Kenya for over 14 years standing, a Certified Public Secretary (CPS). Since 2007, Mr. Okoth has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK). With Mr. Okoth at its helm, MCSK has grown from barely 600 members in 2007 to over 10,000 to date with numerous of its members earning millions of Kenya shillings in royalties.
Prior to joining to MCSK, Mr. Okoth was in private legal practice at a leading law firm in Nairobi where he was Head of the Litigation Department. As part of his Company Secretarial practice, Mr. Okoth has served on the Boards of a number of leading institutions in the fields of entertainment, professional training and human resource management. Mr. Okoth is Founder and Board Member of the Centre for Intellectual Property, Advocacy and Research (CIPLAR), a Kenyan non-governmental organization established in 2005.