Professor Margaret Kobia, CBS Chairperson

Professor Margaret Kobia, CBS Chairperson

Profile Summary As the Chairperson of the Public Service Commission, she provides strategic leadership on policy direction for the realization of the mandate of PSC. The Commission Board that she chairs provides an oversight role to the PSC Secretariat. Prior to joining the Public Service Commission, she was the founding Director General of the Kenya School of Government. Professor Kobia has taught Management, Entrepreneurship and Research Methods at University level. Her research interests include Public Sector Reforms, Performance Management Training and Knowledge Management. Professor Kobia is the Chief Editor of the refereed African Journal of Public Administration and Management. In 2014, she won a regional recognition as Africa’s most influential woman in Business and Government awarded by CEO Magazine of South Africa. Professor Kobia sits on a number of Public Sector Management...
Ambassador Peter O. Ole Nkuraiyia, CBS Vice Chairperson

Ambassador Peter O. Ole Nkuraiyia, CBS Vice Chairperson

Amb. NkuraiyiaAmbassador Peter O. Ole Nkuraiyia holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the University of Nairobi. He is a career diplomat who prior to his appointment served in various Kenya's Missions abroad including Harare Zimbabwe, Uganda, Stockholm Sweden, Paris France, Kenya's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and Kenya's Permanent Representative to the European Union. While in Brussels, he was the chairman of the sub-committee on trade and tariffs and co-chairman of African Caribbean and Pacific Group of states (ACP)/European Union (EU) Committee on Trade and Commodity Protocols. He was leader of the Kenyan delegation to the signing of...
Professor Michael N.I. Lokuruka, Ph.D Commissioner

Professor Michael N.I. Lokuruka, Ph.D Commissioner

Professor Michael N.I. Lokuruka, Ph.D, is a Commissioner of the Public Service Commission: Academic and Professional Qualifications B.Sc. Food Science & Technology (University of Nairobi), Postgraduate Diploma Fish Processing Technology (University of Trondheim, Norway), Postgraduate Certificate in Food Technology (University of Jerusalem, Israel), M.Sc. Food Science (University of Reading, UK), Ph.D. Food Science (Cornell University, USA) Professional member and Honorary Secretary, Kenya Institute of Food Science and Technology Major Work Affiliations Current-Public Service Commission of Kenya (from 15th January 2013) Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Karatina University College, Kenya (July 2012-January 2013) Schneiders Foods and Loblaws Company, Canada (2004-2006) Cornell University, USA (1999-2004, Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Work) Department of Dairy and Food Science and Technology,...
Patrick G. Gichohi, CBS Commissioner

Patrick G. Gichohi, CBS Commissioner

Patrick G. Gichohi, CBS is a Commissioner of the Public Service Commission. Prior to his appointment Mr. Gichohi served as a Parliamentary Officer for 33 years having been recruited on 3rd October, 1979 as a Parliamentary Clerk Trainee by the Public Service Commission. He was appointed as the Fourth Clerk of the Kenya National Assembly by the Parliamentary Service Commission on 26th May, 2008. He has been awarded State commendation of Chief of Burning Spear on 12th December, 2008 by His Excellency the President and Citation by the State of Wisconsin, United States of America. He has initiated key parliamentary reforms and facilitated Public-Private Sector partnership in the Parliamentary Reform programs. In May, 2012 he was appointed Returning Officer for the Election of the Members of the Third Assembly of the East African Legislative Assembly. He was also commissioned as a consultant for the...
Lawrence Nyalle, Commissioner

Lawrence Nyalle, Commissioner

Lawrence Kitti Nyalle is a Commissioner of the Public Service Commission. He has experience in Management, Finance and ICT. He is a leader at the work place and worked as a Business Consultant prior to appointment as a member of the Public Service Commission. In 2008 he joined Afrox limited in South Africa as Senior Audit Manager, Africa Region and later as Human Resources Manager for Afrox African Operations. He worked as Head of Audit and Risk at BOC Kenya Limited from 2004 to 2007. He has carried out projects locally and internationally. He has experience in ERP systems and is proficient in various ICT tools and systems. He is a holder of a Master of Business Administration degree (University of Nairobi), Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science (University of Nairobi) and a Bachelor of Science Degree (University of Nairobi). He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya CPA (K) and...
Veronica Birgen, Commissioner

Veronica Birgen, Commissioner

Ms. Birgen is a Commissioner of the Public Service Commission. She is an accomplished professional with over 25 years comprehensive Management experience in both Public and private sector. Ms. Birgen has strong background in Human Resource and organizational Development. Her career started from the Office of the President in 1985 as an Assistant Secretary where she was deployed to the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife from 1986 to 1997 in various senior capacities. In 1998 she joined Kenya Tourist Board as a Senior Human Resource Officer rising to the position of Head of Human Capital & Administration. Since 2010 she has been a Consultant in organizational Restructuring with Tetralink and Taylor Associates E. A. Currently she is a Commissioner in the Public Service Commission of Kenya. MS. Birgen is especially skilled in Strategic Human Resource Planning, Budget...
Catherine Raini Omweno, Commissioner

Catherine Raini Omweno, Commissioner

Catherine Omweno is a Commissioner of the Public Service Commission. She is a Human Resource Specialist with extensive experience in the Human Resource management profession. Commissioner Omweno started as personnel officer rising to the level of Chief Personnel Officer with civil service where she did twelve years in various ministries , and moved on to join CARE-Kenya and Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, where she worked for one year each. She was Head of Human Resource for CMC Group of Companies for 17 years, and also did a stint with the Institute of Human Resource Management as an Associate Human resource Consultant and lastly with Spectre International until January 2013 when she was appointed as a Member of the Public Service Commission. Core Competencies Strategic planning from development, implementation monitoring and, evaluation. Job evaluation, reviewing and designing job...
Titus M. Ndambuki, CBS, HSC Commissioner

Titus M. Ndambuki, CBS, HSC Commissioner

Titus M. Ndambuki, CBS, HSC Commissioner He holds a Masters degree in Economics from Williams College (USA), Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Economics from University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics from the same University. Mr Ndambuki has also attended various courses in management and leadership skills from various institutes such as the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex-England, Cardiff University College Population Centre, Wales (UK), the Economics Institute, Boulder, Colorado, Royal Institute of Public Administration (UK), and the University of Manchester (UK). While working as the Programme Director for the Civil Service Reform Secretariat, he successfully steered the Public Service Reforms by providing guidance in translating policy guidelines on reform initiatives to specific and operational plans, tasks and...
Judith E. Bwonya, Commissioner

Judith E. Bwonya, Commissioner

WORK EXPERIENCE Dr. Bwonya is a Commissioner of the Public Service Commission. She has had a long and distinguished career in the Public Health sector, having served in the Ministry of Health since 1983. She served as a distinguished District Medical Officer of Health in various districts. She worked at the Ministry Headquarters in the Health Sector Reform Secretariat and as Head of the department of Standards and Regulatory Services. Dr. Bwonya was a member of the Task force that established the Consortium for National Health Research. She was appointed to lead the ministry team that developed the draft Health Bill under the Constitution of Kenya 2010. She has served on Various secondary school Boards of Management, the Clinical Officers’ Council, the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board, KEMRI and the NHIF Boards. She was also a member of Consortium for National Health Research...

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