Luris Mulla is a strategic advisor, founder and CEO of L Mulla Ltd. Luris has a background in law and in 2006 she received a presidential appointment to the South Sudan Judiciary, presiding over criminal and civil cases as the youngest judge.
In 2009, she resigned to tell the narrative of her people through the documentaries ‘The Divine Mind’ and ‘Transformative Autonomy’, which focus on South Sudanese history and politics.
In 2012 she was selected by the FES (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung) to represent South Sudanese youth as part of their Young Leaders Program in annual meetings around East Africa.
After conflict erupted in South Sudan in 2013, Luris moved to Nairobi where she looked for her role in conflict resolution becoming a civil society delegate at the IGAD led South Sudan Peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She went on to be awarded the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship programme of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Luris has over 12 year’s experience in South Sudan and the East African region.
She is now based in the U.K. and continues to work in South Sudan and East Africa as an entrepreneur and consultant.