Joshua Kimani is an experienced clinical epidemiologist with a Medical Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology) from the University of Washington, Seattle. He is currently the Clinical Research Director at the University of Manitoba field office in Kenya - Partners for Health and Development in Africa (PHDA) implementing HIV research and programming activities in collaboration with researchers from the University of Nairobi. Kimani’s research interests include the epidemiology and immune-biology of STIs among sex workers and MSM, mechanisms of HIV resistance, reproductive health, novel HIV prevention strategies e.g. TASP, PEP and PrEP and he has also become interested in public health genomics and global health ethics. He is also serving as the programme Co-Director/Manager, of the CDC-PEPFAR funded “Scaling up Access to Quality Comprehensive HIV Prevention Services for Key Population in Nairobi County”. He leads the programme/research team responsible for community engagement, mobilisation, demand creation, patient care and treatment at the Sex Workers Outreach Programme (SWOP) clinics and ensures samples necessary for ongoing studies are collected under GCP and that client’s welfare is upheld to the highest ethical global standards.