MR. PETER MUTULA
Founder & Managing Director
He holds a Diploma in Criminology and Forensic from the Kenya Institute of Criminal Justice (KICJ), Diploma in Intellectual Property Law (Specialized Programme) from the University of South Africa (UNISA/WIPO) and is a Certified Intellectual Property Crime Investigator by INTERPOLs International Crime Investigators College (a joint initiative of Underwriters Laboratories University & INTERPOL) and an Advanced Certificate in Copyright law (WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva).
In a bid to sharpen his IP skills and expertise, Peter has over the years been an active participant in most of the Regional IP Workshops organized by the United States Department of Commerce – Commercial Law Development Programme (CLDP) and the African Intellectual Property Group (AIPG) in the East, Central and Southern Africa region.Given his leadership in IP issues, his experience and expertise; he has been severally invited by the CLDP and AIPG forums to make presentations during the regional workshops which have proven to be of immense benefit on the role of Intellectual Property in realizing the economic growth and development goals of Africa.Prior to forming Anti-Illicit Trade Agency, Peter served at senior management levels with other leading general private Investigation firms in Kenya namely; Wisemen Limited, Invespot Insurance Investigators Ltd, and Trans-Africa Securities Ltd.In his position at AIT Agency, he initiates and directs coordinated national and regional joint operations in relation to Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Investigations and Enforcements on behalf of National and Global multi-nationals seeking brand protection services within East and the Central African region.
Head Of Operations
Mr. Thomas Chepkwony, popularly known as “Tom” is a seasoned security management professional and a holder of Bachelors degree in Business & Management (Major in criminal Justice Administration, from Hill University (U.S.A) who brings in over twenty seven (27) years of operational experience to the company. Starting off as an Administration Police Officer in 1983, Tom rose to the position of Unit Adjudant before resigning from the force in 1997 to pursue personal career interests. During his public service career, Tom was awarded, “Cane of Honour” and the “Silver Star” of Kenya initiated by the Kenyan Head of State for his professional/service achievements.
Along the way, he has been involved with private enterprise on security matters with a bias towards intelligence gathering and management, Intellectual Property Rights enforcement and Personal Protection especially V.I.Ps. Over time, Tom has managed to build a huge network of useful contacts in the industry and related fields which goes a long way in making our operations smooth
Tom is currently the head of operations at AITA where he is responsible for all field related operations as well as assisting in general management duties. Prior to joining AITA, he held senior management positions at the Kenya Methodist University, Falcon Security Limited, Patriotic Guards and Kenya Medical Training College.
Finance & Compliance Manager
Mr. Kaloki, a holder of Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting from Bungalow University, Karnataka state in India and is the manager in charge of Finance and Compliance. Mr Kaloki brings to the organization vast and varied experience in financial management, Accountability and Audit skills gained over time while serving in different capacities with some of Kenya’s premier Audit firms including Ernst and Young, Muchekehu and Company, Freight Consultants Limited, and Shah Munge Stockbrokers.
In his previous engagements, Mr Kaloki was privileged to conduct Audits for institutions like the Central Bank of Kenya, Top Class Hotels, Insurance Companies and Manufacturing e.g. ICEA Lion Group, Sarova Hotels amongst others.
Mr Kaloki also supports the Operations Manager and the Chief Executive in managing the business development function of the organization
MR. DAVID KAMANGA
David, currently in charge of special programs/Tasks and the lead investigator, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree – BSC (HONS) in Wood Science and Technology from Moi University in Uasin Gishu County – Kenya as well as a Diploma in Criminology Management from the Kenya Institute of Management and a Diploma in Cyber Crime.
A widely experienced cyber (e-crime investigator), David kicked off his career in private investigation after qualifying from the College of Insurance – Nairobi with a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in insurance matters where his interest was spurred by investigative work from Insurance companies as an employee at Wisemen Investigators Limited and Ultimate Loss Assessors, some of the leading Private investigator firms in Kenya where he held different management positions.
In 2009, David developed a unique desire in online “Cloud” investigations and hence pursued a Diploma in cyber crime. His specialties are include: on-line research, cyber threat and Data-mining Analysis and software documentation encompassing monitoring, reporting and investigation of breaches on company confidentiality and on-line Auction sites in the social network (Twitter, Facebook, IRC etc).
Over the years, he has gained invaluable practical experience in handling investigations on varied matters and is a central player in the design and execution of any investigative matter within the operations of the company.
David, who has been with the company since 2008, provides support to the executive that cuts across all departments owing to his rich field/operational experiences as well as a good command of management matters