Dr. Kamau Thugge, CBSPrincipal Secretary, The National Treasury

Dr. Kamu Thugge
areas of expertise
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Fiscal Reform
education
  • PhD, Economics – Johns Hopkins University (USA)
  • MA, Economics – Johns Hopkins University (USA)
  • BA, Economics – Collorado College (USA)

Dr. Thugge has previously worked in the Ministry of Finance as head of Fiscal and Monetary Affairs Department, Economic Secretary and as Senior Economic Advisor.
Before joining the Ministry of Finance, he worked with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as Economist, Senior Economist and Deputy Division Chief.

Dr. Thugge has played a major role in influencing the design of Kenya’s current fiscal decentralization system and has coordinated the formulation of legislation for implementing devolution, including the Public Finance Management Act, 2012; The Commission on Revenue Allocation Act, 2011; The Independent Officers (Appointment) Act, 2012; The County Government PFM Transition Act 2013; The County Allocation of Revenue Bill 2013; and, The Division of Revenue Bill 2013/2014.understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority

Building Transformative and Game Changer Infrastructure for a Seamless Connected Africa

“TICAD VI is a great opportunity for the country and Africa at large. Japan is a long-standing partner with Kenya in development projects which include port and roads. Hopefully now this can also go to LAPSSET.”

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Irungu Nyakera
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing & Urban Development