The Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Daniel Nyakundi Osiemo, OGW Ag. Chief Executive Officer, NEPAD Kenya Secretariat.

Mr. Osiemo joined the Secretariat in June 2013. Previously, he was the Chief Economist in the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife where he was responsible for Planning, Monitoring and evaluation of the Ministry’s development policies, budgets, programmes and projects.

Mr. Osiemo played a key role in the elevation of the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport Project (LAPPSET) to the Presidential Infrastructure Championship Initiative (PICI) of the African Union. Besides this, he was instrumental in successfully lobbying for Kenya to host the next 2nd High level Meeting on the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPDEC) to be held in November 2016.

He holds an MSC in Economics and Management from the University of Manchester (UK), MA in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University (USA), and BA in Economics from the University of Nairobi. In addition, he has Postgraduate Certificates in the areas of Project Planning and Management and Monitoring and Evaluation.  

Mr. Osiemo has over 30years of experience in the Public Service, where he has held senior positions.