NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 – Felix Kiptarus Koskei is the nominee Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.
Born in 1964, he joined the University of Nairobi in 1987 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1990 and did his MBA in Strategic Management in 2003 at the University of Nairobi.
He joined the defunct Kenya Posts and Telecommunication Corporation in 1990.
In 2007 he joined the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority as a Procurement Manager where he served for two years.
In 2009, he joined the Kenya National Highways Authority and rose through the ranks to become General Manager, Supply Chain and Support Services.
Koskei has also undertaken professional courses in Supply Chain Management offered by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply having completed his graduate diploma.
The father of four, on top of his rich education profile, is trained in Road Asset Management Systems and Strategic Level Planning by University of Brunswick, Canada.
He also trained in Implementing successful and Effective Public Private Partnerships in University of Botswana.
He is married to Margaret who is the mother to a son and three daughters.
Professor Judi Wangalwa Wakhungu, who was picked to head the Environment, Water and Natural Resource docket, is a holder of a PhD in Energy Resources Management.
She is currently the Executive Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies and also Energy Advisor to the Energy Sector Management Program of World Bank and Advisor at the Legatum Centre at MIT.
She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Management of Social Transformation Programme.
If approved by Parliament, Wakhungu will have a great responsibility of handling both environment and water dockets which were formerly independent ministries aside dealing with Natural resources.