Mr. Ondari Jacob Nyakundi is the Jacob Ondari- Deputy Director, Head of Offences Against the Person Department at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. An advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Mr. Ondari began his career in Public Prosecutions after obtaining his LL.B Degree from the University of Nairobi in 1992 and Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, in 1994.
He has previously served as a Senior State Counsel, Principal State Counsel, Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions and Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecution at the State Law Office. A dedicated legal practioner, Nyakundi has attended numerous management and leadership courses in Strategic Leadership Development; East African Prosecutors and Police Training; Gender Based Violence, Witness Protection; Counter Terrorism and Counter Piracy Training.
Mr. Ondari has been involved in resource mobilization in piracy prosecution and represented the office on complex prosecutions and appeals.