Arch. Francis Gitau Mungai brings a wealth of experience to National Housing Corporation. He is the founding father of Aaki Consultants, Architects and Urban Designers. He has a vast experience spanning over 30 years in Architectural Design and Contract Management with excellent leadership skills having been Chairman of various bodies. Among them is Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Building and Infrastructure Board Chairman, where he was a member of the team advising the Minister of Nairobi Metropolitan. He was the Vice President of Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) Africa Region between 2007 to 2010.
He is responsible for the design and supervision of a number of major commercial, institutional and residential projects in Kenya and East Africa in general, as well as Master planning for a number of institutions. He is also a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Architecture and Building Sciences Department where he focus on both Architectural and Urban Design Studios, as well as Professional Practice and Management. Arch. Gitau Mungai studied at the University of California (UCLA) Graduate School of Architecture. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture, First Class Honors at the University of Nairobi. He is also a Fellow of the Architectural Association of Kenya (FAAK) and is registered by the Board of Registration of Architects & Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) in Kenya.