Gladys Mugambi

Ms. Gladys Mugambi

Ex-officio, Head Division of Family Health, Ministry of Health (Kenya) and SUN Movement Executive Committee Co-Chair
Ministry of Health, Kenya
Term date: since 2022


Ms. Mugambi is currently the Multisectoral Coordinator for Food Security and Nutrition as well as the Focal Point for SUN at the Health Sector Coordination and Intergovernmental Affairs Unit. Before she was the Head of the Nutrition and Diabetics Unit at Kenya’s Ministry of Health. She has over 20 years of experience working in the government at the district and national level.

Prior to these positions, Ms. Mugambi worked as a district nutritionist with the Ministry of Health at the Thika District Hospital for ten years. She initiated supplementation through Early Childhood Development centers and developed a proposal for funding the national food fortification program. For five years, she spearheaded the implementation of the national food fortification project.

Ms. Mugambi is a member of the SUN Movement’s Executive Committee since 2019 and co-chairing it since October 2021.

Ms. Mugambi participated in research, co-authored publications, and participated in regional and global conferences. She is a registered nutritionist and holds a BS in Home Economics from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, and a MS in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from Kenyatta University.