Nick Mwendwa was born on 29 January 1979. He is the founder of Kariobangi Sharks, a club currently in the Kenyan Premier League.
The IT specialist is renowned in Kenyan football circles and other than managing his club, he has held several management positions including being the chair of the KPL club twice before and the Transfer Matching System (TMS) manager.
In the 2011 election held in October, he unsuccessfully contested the position of National Executive Committee (NEC) seat.
He dusted himself up and went for the highest seat in the next election where he was voted in as the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) boss on Wed 10 February 2016 with a landslide, with all members of his campaign vehicle dubbed ‘Team Change’.
In his pre-election, he promised to clean the house and change the perception of football to make it viable and attractive to sponsors and to create a viable football economy, among others.