Management & Leadership
Cabinet Secretary The National Treasury – Henry Rotich, EGH
Mr. Henry K. Rotich is currently the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Ministry of Planning in Kenya.Prior to his elevation as a Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Rotich was the Head of Macroeconomics at the Ministry of Finance, since March 2006. Under this capacity he was involved in formulation of macroeconomic policies that ensured an affordable and sustainable path of public spending aimed at achieving the Government’s development priorities. He was also involved in preparation of key budget documents including the Budget Policy Statements, as well as providing strategic coordination of structural reforms in the area of fiscal and financial sector.
Before joining the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Rotich also worked at the Research Department of the Central Bank of Kenya since 1994. Between 2001-2004, he was attached to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) local office in Nairobi to work as an economist.Mr. Rotich has also served in other senior positions. He was a Director on several Boards of State Corporations, including; Insurance Regulatory Board; Industrial Development Bank; Communications Authority of Kenya; and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.Mr. Rotich holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA.He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, both from University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Mr. Nelson Gaichuhie-Chief Administrative Officer in the National Treasury and Ministry of Planning.
Formerly he was elected as a Member of Parliament Subukia Constituency from the year 2007 to 2017.In Parliament he served as the vice chair of the Finance Planning and Trade and also as a member of the Budget and appropriations Committee and Appointments Committee.
Julius M. Muia, PhD, EBS-Principal Secretary, State Department for Planning – The National Treasury and Ministry of Planning
Prior to this, he was the Director General, Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat which operates under the Office of the President, Republic of Kenya to facilitate the implementation of Vision 2030.
Between April 2008 and October 2016, Dr. Muia served as the Secretary, National Economic and Social Council, Office of the President. This is a top advisory government think tank whose flagship project was formulating Vision 2030.
An alumnus of the University of Nairobi’s School of Business, Dr Julius Muia graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting; Masters Degree and PhD in Finance from the same university. His professional qualifications include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K); Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K), Associate Kenya Institute of Bankers; Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; and Certified Coach.
Dr. Muia has over 25 years experience in leadership in the private sector in Kenya and UK. He started his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in mid 1980’s, and later worked as Head of Finance and Company Secretary in the hotel, manufacturing and banking sector. His other engagements include an adjunct faculty at Strathmore Business School; adviser on strategy and trainer on leadership.
Dr. Julius Muia serves as a non-executive board member in several companies and a number of not-for profit organizations.