Malesi is an experienced Kenyan civil society practitioner, with over 15 years’ experience in civil society coordination, advocacy and influencing, as well as capacity building. He is a holder of MA (Project Planning and Management) and BSc (Agriculture). Malesi has worked with Civil Society in various sectors, including sectors, including food security, environment and climate change, livelihoods, and water and sanitation. Malesi has served and continues to be a leader in civil society engagement institutions and platforms at national, continental and global levels. He is currently the steering committee member at End Water Poverty and board member of ANEW and PACJA.