Chacha Lucas Matiko is an accomplished chartered mediator, a distinguished law scholar, and a transboundary natural resources consultant. He is an accredited, court-annexed mediator who has successfully resolved over 200 disputes in the last three years alone.
He has on several occasions been appointed to the national Conflict Management and Peace Building Unit (CMPBU), and other institutions, to provide alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in community and extractive industries disputes in Kilifi, Kwale Mombasa, Baringo, Bungoma, Narok, Migori and Nairobi counties in Kenya.
He is globally recognized and hailed as one of the best dispute resolvers in the country by Chambers and Partners. He has been described as ‘a highly respected mediator with a sterling background in commercial, family, labor and employment, land and environment, and constitutional cases, as well as matters relating to the transboundary natural resources’.
Chacha has widespread training and experience in energy, transboundary natural resources, international environmental laws and comparative constitutional law and mediation. He studied law (LLM) at the University of Nairobi and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) from the Kenya School of Law, and an undergraduate law degree from Mount Kenya University. At the postgraduate level, he studied and majored in arbitration, law and development, jurisprudence, comparative constitutional law, principles of corporate governance, energy law, natural resources law and transboundary natural resources law, international environmental law.