JOE OTIN

Rotary Representative to the UN Environment

Joe Otin is the CEO of The Collective, an interactive ad agency with 25 years experience in advertising, media research & content production. He is the chairman of the Advertising Standards Board, the president of PAMRO (Pan African Media Research Organization), and a member of the oversight committee of KARF (Kenya Audience Research Foundation). He is the Rotary International representative to UNEP, a member of the Rotary and the District Governor Elect of Rotary district 9212. He has served as the chief judge of the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) Excellence Awards as well as the chief judge of the Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) gala awards. He was granted the MSK Marketing Warrior Award in 2010, and has published several papers in local and international conferences, most recently on the subject of return-on-investment of advertising and social media marketing. He has served twice as a judge for the Top 40 Under 40 Women and the Top 40 Under 40 Men in Kenya and is also a columnist for the Business Daily, covering topics in marketing.