Noordin Haji is the current Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). He holds an LLB Degree and LLM from University of Wales, Cardiff and a Masters Degree in National Security Policy with Merit (MNSPO) from Australian National University. The DPP also holds a post graduate diploma from the Kenya School of law.
He previously worked as a Deputy Director of the National Intelligence Service and worked in the Attorney General’s office as a State Counsel.
Prior to his appointment as the DPP, he was the Deputy Director, Counter Organized Crime Unit, National Intelligence Service (NIS). His duties included providing legal counsel to the Director General NIS, Inspector General of Police, the Director of Criminal Investigations and other Non-Law enforcement agencies.
Since his appointment as DPP in 2018, Mr. Haji has overseen high profile corruption investigations and prosecutions in Kenya. He has also worked hard to improve inter-agency collaboration and coordination in fighting crime.
He has spearheaded major crackdowns on political bigwigs during his tenure with the sentencing of Sirisia Member of Parliament John Walukhe and businesswoman Grace Wakhungu in a mega corruption case making history.
DPP Noordin Haji has been on a quest to ensure all corrupt individuals are brought to book.