Charles is based in Kenya and is a social activist who served as the coordinator of the Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas. At the platform he coordinated civil society organisations to provide a collective voice on oil, gas and broader extractive issues. Charles is an alumnus of the Draper Hills Fellow Programme at Stanford University’s Centre on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law; he holds an LLM Master’s in Law International and Commercial Dispute Resolution. He has contributed to the development of key policy and legislation in the resource governance sector.