Nelson Otieno Okeyo

Fellow 2022/2023

▌▌▌PhD Candidate at University of Bayreuth.
▌▌▌Doctoral Researcher at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Nelson is a Kenyan Advocate, currently a doctoral researcher in the field of business and human rights at Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and a PhD student at the University of Bayreuth.

He is a legal practitioner and is currently conducting doctoral research in the area of data protection with a focus on Kenya.

Educational and professional qualifications:

  • LL.M (University of Dar es Salaam-Candidate), 2019
  • Admitted Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, 2019
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law). 2018
  • LL.B (Kenyatta University-First Class), 2016
  • Certificate in Leadership Development and Mentorship (Kenyatta University-Distinction), 2016.

Membership in professional associations:

  • Law Society of Kenya.


  • Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, University of Bayreuth