Willy Mutunga is the retired Chief Justice of Kenya and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya
On 29 July 1982, he was detained, just three days before 1 August 1982 abortive coup by the Air Force. He was also dismissed from his University of Nairobi job.
Founder of many important institutions in Kenya including the Kenya Human Rights Commission.
He was appointed Chief Justice of Kenya and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya in 2011, and retired from the at post in 2016.
He is currently working on projects by both artist and social justice movements. He was the Commonwealth Special Envoy to the Maldives. He is also an active member of the Justice Leadership Group.