Gertrude Nduku Nguku is the Vice Chairperson of the National Land Commission. She is a Kenyan Advocate who was admitted to the bar in 1990. She holds a LLB degree from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Advanced Studies in Peace and Conflict Studies from the European University Center for Peace Studies in Austria. She has researched and written extensively on administrative and management reforms of Kenya land law and policy to end conflict and structural marginalization. She is a recognized United Nations legal and judicial reform expert who has advised governments on issues of land management, adjudication, settlement, investigations and registration. She represented public and private clients during litigation and arbitration of land cases in Kenya and advised International Judge Panels during the investigations, trial and appeal of land, corruption and war crime cases. She managed a United Nations Operations land program as a Deputy Head to investigate, adjudicate and mediate on historical land injustices and illegal occupations in Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia. As an Advisor of the United Nations Police Commissioner in Timor-Leste, she collaborated with development partners, national and municipality government authorities to spearhead the development of the first administrative and investigation policy of the police Vulnerable Persons Unit.