The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information Communication & the Digital Economy (MOIC&DE) Mr. Eliud Owalo officially appointed Hon. Sen. Dr. Rose Auma Ogendo Nyamunga, CBS, as the Chairperson of the Postal Corporation of Kenya Board for a period of three years, effective 27th April, 2023. The appointment of Hon. Sen. Dr. Rose Auma Ogendo Nyamunga, CBS is via a Kenya Gazette notice no. 5478 dated 28th April 2023.
Hon. Sen. Dr. Rose Nyamunga, CBS, is an astute legislature and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in executive management both in the public and private sector. Before her appointment, Hon. Sen. Dr. Rose Nyamunga, CBS, served in the Senate of Kenya as a Nominated Senator (2017-2022) and in the 11th Parliament (2013-2017), Kenya National Assembly, as the Women Representative for Kisumu County.
She holds a PHD, Doctorate of Humanity from the International University of Ministry and Education, in Missouri, USA and two Masters Degrees; MBA in Finance and an MBA in Strategic Management both from United States International University (USIU). Hon. Sen. Dr. Rose Nyamunga, CBS, has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Science (BSc). Bachelor of Arts (BA), Accounting & Finance conferred to her by the United States International University (USIU). She is also a Certified Public Accountant, CPA (K).
Dr. Chris Kiptoo is the Principal Secretary, National Treasury. He was appointed Principal Secretary by President William Samoei Ruto on 1st December 2022. Dr. Kiptoo is the immediate former Principal Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Before that, he also served as a Principal Secretary at the State Department of Trade, Ministry of Industry, Trade & Cooperatives.
In his working career, Dr. Kiptoo has acquired a rich wealth of experience in economic policy analysis, mainly gained at the Central Bank of Kenya, Capital Market Authority and the International Monetary Fund, where he has served in various capacities. His expertise especially relates to the design and implementation of monetary policy; balance of payments and exchange rates; fiscal operations and policy; financial sector matters including capital markets; national accounts/real sector and macroeconomic accounting, and modelling and forecasting.
Dr. Chris Kiptoo holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Finance (International Macroeconomics Finance specialization) from The Nairobi University, as well as a Master of Science (Ag. Economics) and Bachelor of Science (Ag. Economics) degree from Egerton University. He is also an Accredited Fellow in Macroeconomic Management Macroeconomic & Financial Management Institute of Eastern & Southern Africa (MEFMI).
Professor Edward Waswa Kisiang’ani is the Principal Secretary, the State Department of Broadcasting and Telecommunications in the Ministry of Information Communications and the Digital Economy (MOIC&DE), after appointment by the President on 2nd November 2022. He serves as a substantive Director of the Board at the Postal Corporation of Kenya representing the Ministry of IC&DE.
Prior to his appointment he was a Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Department Of History, Archaeology and Political Science at Kenyatta University, since 2010. Prof. Kisiang’ani has served in different positions as a Tutorial fellow, Graduate Assistant, Editor at Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Publishers among other Institutions.
He has a vast experience in Administration having held several administrative positions including Chairman Department of History, Archaeology and Political Studies; Director of Alumni Programs; Senate Representative to Board of Graduate School and Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies, a position he holds to date, at the Kenyatta University.
He holds a PhD in History and Political Economy, Masters of Arts Degree from Kenyatta University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education conferred to him, from the University of Nairobi. In his career, he has published several academic journals, books among others. He is also an avid political consultant and analyst in current affairs.
Prof. Kisiang’ani is a fellow and a member of several associations including Kenya Historical Association, American Cultural Centre Library, Kenya American Studies Associations and Board of Governors, St Marys Secondary School, Sosio among others.
Ms. Elizabeth Shungula is a Senior Accountant and Economist working with The National Treasury.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting option from Daystar University and an MBA in Finance from Kenya Methodist University.
She is also a qualified CPA (K) holder and a member of ICPAK. Ms. Elizabeth Shungula is currently the alternate Director, Postal Corporation of Kenya Board, representing the Principal Secretary, The National Treasury.
Mr. Hezrone Magoma Nyamberi is an Alternate Director of the Board, Postal Corporation of Kenya representing the Principal Secretary, State Department of Broadcasting & Telecommunications with effect from May 2023. Mr. Nyamberi is a Senior Deputy Secretary in-charge of Administration in the Ministry of Information Communications & The Digital Economy (MoIC&DE).
He is a seasoned Public Administrator with over 25 years of experience, having served in several stations countrywide and rising from Assistant Secretary, District Officer, District Commissioner to a Deputy County Commissioner in Laikipia, West Pokot and Nyandarua County. He holds a Master’s and Bachelors of Arts degree in Humanities and Social Sciences both from the University of Nairobi.
Mr. Nyamberi also has a diploma in Public Administration from the Kenya School of Government (KSG) and has attended several Leadership and Management programs within and outside the country.
Mr. Fredrick Otieno Siengo was appointed as a Director of the Board at Postal Corporation of Kenya by the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information, Communications & Digital Economy (MOIC&DE) on 22nd May 2023. His appointment was via Kenya Gazette notice 6768 of 23nd May 2023 for a period of 3 years.
Mr. Fredrick has over 20 years of experience in the Education Sector and has worked in various educational institutions in the wider Nyanza Region. He is also a vivid social and development consultant.
He holds a Bachelor’s of Education Degree from the Egerton University and a Diploma from Kamagambo Adventist Teachers College among others.
Mr Kennedy E. Butiko was appointed to the Postal Corporation Board of Kenya by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information Communication & the Digital Economy (MOIC&DE). His appointment was via a Kenya Gazette Notice no. 6293 of 18th May 2023 with effect from 29th May, 2023 for a period of three (3) years.
Mr Kennedy Butiko is a seasoned Economist, Banker and a Financial consultant with over 20 years’ experience. He has worked with various financial institutions including Bank of Africa, Ghana, and Credit Agricole Indosuez Bank of Nairobi among others. He currently serves as the lead technical consultant in development of the Bottom-up Economics Model, Vihiga County.
Mr. Butiko is a member of The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Business studies from Kenyatta University.
Ms. Pauline Chelimo Tuwei was appointed as a director of the Postal Corporation of Kenya Board by the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information Communications & the Digital Economy via gazette notice 7700 effective 16th June 2023, for a period of three years.
She is an insightful personality with vast experience in Leadership and Managerial skills. Ms. Tuwei served as a Member of County Assembly for Uasin Gishu County from 2013 – 2017. She was also a lecturer in both Mount Kenya University and The Kenya Institute of Business & Technology respectively.
Ms. Tuwei holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and Social Administration from the Bugema University, Kampala,Uganda. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Sociology-Community Development and Project Management at Egerton University.
Mr. Tony Matanda Nabwera was appointed to the Board, Postal Corporation of Kenya by the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information, Communication & the Digital Economy. His appointment was via a gazette notice no.8237 dated 20th June and effective for three (3) years.
Mr. Nabwera is a reputable Manager with over 20 years wealth of experience in the ICT, banking and finance industry. Prior to his appointment, he served in the Office of the Deputy President, Republic of Kenya as an advisor. He has also worked in various public and private organizations including; Joyful Women Organization as head of Information Technology; ENI Systems Africa (K) limited as the director business development; FASI Enterprise as the director and Branch Manager for Post Bank, Kenya among others.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Management from Moi University and several professional certification and diplomas including IBM Infoshepere Guardium Technical Professional. Mr. Nabwera has also attended workshops and seminars both within and outside the country.
Mr. John Kipyegon Tonui was appointed the Postmaster General/ Chief Executive Officer of Postal Corporation of Kenya on 13th February 2023 by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communications & the Digital Economy. Mr. Tonui joined Posta Kenya in March 1993 as a Management Trainee and he has risen through ranks in both defunct Kenya Posts and Telecommunication Corporation and Postal Corporation of Kenya over the last 30 years.
He holds a MBA in Strategic and Human Resource Management and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences both from The University of Nairobi. He is a dynamic and strategic thinker, a consultant in Human Resource Management and a member of both Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) and the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).
Mr. John Tonui is the current National Treasurer, Kenya Communications Sports Organization (KECOSO); National Trustee Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme Postal Corporation of Kenya; Patron/Chairman Posta Rangers Football Club; Patron Sotik Progressive Forum (SPF) and Leader for Empower to Empower programs among others.
Mr. Julius Opini is the Corporation Secretary and General Manager Legal Services, Postal Corporation of Kenya. He was appointed as a Corporation Secretary after the requisite process in February 2017.
Mr. Opini has a wealth of experience in the legal industry having worked for over 25 years in various Corporate Law firms in the Kenya. Prior to his appointment as the Corporation Secretary and General Manager, Legal Services, Mr. Opini was the Attorney for Kisii County Government for a period of three (3) years from 2014 to 2017.
Mr. Opini holds a Masters of Law degree (LLM) from the University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in law and registered as a Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K).