Dr. Kamau Thugge, CBSPrincipal Secretary, The National Treasury
areas of expertise
- Fiscal Reform
- 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.