Hon. James Wanzala Namatsi is the Speaker of the Third County Assembly of Kakamega, and the chairperson of the County Assembly Service Board (CASB).
An alumnus of The Kakamega School (Government African School of Kenya), Hon. Namatsi sat for his ‘O’ level examinations in 1989 before proceeding to the University of Nairobi (U.o.N) to pursue a Bachelors of Legal Laws (LLB) and graduated in 1995.
He then enrolled at the Kenya School of Law where he graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Law.
He has served as an Associate at Siganga and Company Advocates (1997 – 2001) and until his election as the Speaker, Hon. Namatsi served as an Advocate at Namatsi and Company Advocates, a leading Law Firm in Western Kenya that he founded in the year 2001.
Hon. Namatsi served as a Board member at Dominion Mineral Water, a private Limited Liability Company that he established in the year 2013.
With a vast experience in matters Law, Business Administration and management, marketing and communication, Hon. Namatsi is committed to help transform Kakamega county through legislation, oversight and representation as the Speaker of the County Assembly.