Violet Mavisi is a lawyer with 30 years of practice with experience in both civil and criminal law. She has experience and expertise as a consultant in the area of human rights, governance and human rights and health and gender issues. She has excellent skills in training, facilitation of high level meetings, development of legal education materials and training materials, research in the area of law, writing good quality reports and in drafting of legal documents including bills and policy documents. She also has skills in monitoring and evaluating institutions and programmes.
Mavisi has worked as a prosecutor with the Attorney Generals Chambers, in the private sector as a litigating counsel, as a Commissioner/Vice Chair with the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and as the Presiding Judge with the Interim Independent Constitution Court. Currently Mavis works as an independent consultant in Human rights, Health and Governance. Mavisi has worked with government, National and International non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations and local and international agencies. Mavisi has worked with organisations locally and also in other regions.
Mavisi has been a member and board member of the Federation of Women Lawyers Kenya. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, a board member of the Centre for Governance and Democracy and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Mavisi has a Bachelors’ of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Arts Degree in Governance and Development from the University of Sussex.