Dr. Mwau, EBS graduated from McGill University in Canada with a Ph.D in
economics in 1994.
He worked as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director representing Kenya and 21 other African countries at the Executive Board of World Bank.
Prior to joining the World Bank, he was a Senior Regional Advisor on Economic Policy Analysis with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Previously, Dr. Mwau also worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as an economist for Rwanda, Malawi, Botswana, and Uganda.
Over the years, Dr. Mwau has undertaken consulting assignments and research in key areas of development including poverty policy analysis, institutional management, trade and financial sector issues, as well as in bio-diversity conservation policy issues.
He taught economics in Nairobi and McGill universities and has also taught policy analysis and economic management to graduate students in a program managed by the African Economic Research Consortium based in Nairobi.
1988-1994: McGill University,Montreal,Canada
Ph.D in Economics. Fields: Macroeconomics, International Trade and Finance, Public Finance.
1986-1988: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
M.A. in Economics. Fields: International Economics, Econometrics, and Public Finance.
1981-1983: University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
M.A. in Economics. Fields: Planning Techniques and Development, Monetary Economics.
1978-1981: University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Bachelor of Arts (Economics). First Class Honors.
Minor: Sociology and Political Science.
February 1992: L'Institute de Francais; Villefranche sur mer; France
Intensive Training in French
October -Mar 1991 Center for International Language Studies, Washington DC.
Intensive Training in French.
Summer 1988: University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Canada
Diploma in Research Methods and Project Management
As the Director General/Budget, Fiscal & Economic Affairs, he is responsible for:-
1. Macro & Fiscal Policy issues
2. Financial & sectoral issues
3. Intergovernmental and Fiscal Relations
4. Budget Issues
5. Public procurement Issues
He is the alternate to the Principal Secretary on the following Boards and
1. Capital Markets Authority
2. Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery