Julius Minyori is CIVIC’s Military Advisor for East Africa. He is a Retired Colonel and served in the Kenya Defence Forces for 35 years. During the service he worked as a multilateral and bilateral Military Advisor in the African Union (AU) and as an Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Defence Attache for South Sudan. On retirement, he joined the corporate world as a security management professional and worked as the Director of Security and Safety at Machakos University.

Col. Minyori holds a MSc from Cranfield University, MA from University, and a Master of Military Operational Art and Science (MMOAS) from Air University (Alabama). He also has a BA in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of South Africa and he is a certified security management professional (CSMP) from the International Security Management Institute (ISMI) UK.