1. Regional Director for AFROBAROMETER Governance Surveys in Eastern Africa, a project based at the University of Nairobi, IDS
  2. Member, Board of the Foundation for International Training (FIT) based in Markham Canada
  3. Chair, Kenya National Commission for UNESCO Social and Human Science Programme Committee
  4. Chair, Board of the Center for Law and Research International (CLARION) based in Kenya
  5. Member, National Council for Science and Technology Task Force on Policies on Increasing Access and Participation in Science Technology and Innovation (STI) of Youth, Gender Variation and Vulnerable Groups in Kenya
  6. Member, Devolution Working Group. A group of experts on decentralisation committed to informing the devolution process in Kenya
  7. Member, Board Governors, Pamoja Trust (PT),
  8. Member, Board of Governors, Kenya Land alliance (KLA), a net network organisation addressing land issues, including policy, lobbying and advocacy
  9. Member, Board of Governors, Nyangoma Technical School for the deaf
  10. Member, Women in Informal Employment Globalising and Organising [WIEGO] based at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA. WIEGO is a global initiative promoting Women working within the informal sector:
  11. Member, StreetNet International, based in Durban South Africa. The organisation is composed of researchers, and other people and institutions which focus on increasing the visibility, voice and bargaining power of street vendors and informal traders throughout the world.
  12. Patron, Kenya National Alliance of Street Vendors and Informal Traders (KENASVIT), an association established after IDS work on small scale enterprises focusing on street and informal traders.
  13. Reviewer, Third African Governance Report, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Addis Ababa
  14. Out going Chair of the UN-HABITAT Advisory Board of the Global Research Network on Human Settlements (HS-Net)
  15. Former member Task Force on Devolved Government, led the urban Areas and Cities and inter-governmental relations sub themes
  16. Former Vice Chairperson, Governing Council of the Kenya African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)
  17. Former Commissioner, Kenya National Commission on Gender and Development.
  18. Member, editorial team Journal of Regional Development Studies. A collaboration of University of Nairobi and United Centre for Regional Development.
  19. External examiner, University of Leiden and University of Wagemngen, Netherlands.


  1. Former External Examiner, University of Botswana, University of Dar-Es-Salaam and  Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
  3. Mitullah has been a member and coordinator of various local and international task forces, committees and working groups, including Task Force on the Review and Harmonization of the Legal Framework on Education, Training and Research; Housing Policy Review; Appraisal of the Implementation of the HABITAT Agenda and Social Sustainability Promotion; member of European Network for Housing Research; Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development Task Force on Micro and Small Enterprises.


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