Bonventure Chengeck Chemaket is the current County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Roads, Infastructure and Public Works, Bungoma County, having been appointed by Governor Kenneth Lusaka upon assuming office in August 2022 as the 3rd Bungoma County Governor.
Chengeck hails from Mt Elgon Sub County, a Sabaot, the minority sub-tribe in Bungoma County.
He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Development Studies (Honors) from Makerere University and a Strategic Management Masters Degree in Business Administration from Moi University.
He is a seasoned Grants Manager, Peacebuilder, Conflict Resolution, Prevention & Countering of Violent Extremism specialist who has worked in East and Central Africa garnering over 14 years of working experience at the national, regional, and international level providing programmatic support to both the public and private sector.
He has professional qualifications in grants management, finance, conflict management, democracy, and governance from recognized institutions of higher learning in the United States and Europe.
Over his years of work, he has taken lead in organizational capacity building, community contracting, mobilization, advocacy and good governance.
Prior to his recent appointment, he was serving as the Platform Manager in charge of Peace Building & Conflict Transformation at Act and the focal officer for the Inter-Government Authority on Development (IGAD) Conflict Early Warning and Early Response Network (CEWARN).