Senior Management


Mr KinyanjuiMr. Jackson Njau Kinyanjui was born on 1st January 1955 in Nakuru County. He is a holder of Bachelor of Education in Economics and Business Education from University of Nairobi (1981). He holds a Masters Degree in Development Economics from Williams College in USA Massachusetts. He has attended other short courses in Holland, Soviet Union and United Kingdom in respect to the housing policy and planning, port planning and management and urban traffic and transport policy and planning in developing countries among others. Mr. Kinyanjui is married with three (3) grown up children and is a devoted Christian.
Mr. Kinyanjui has worked through various cadres in the Government since 1981. He is currently Ag. Director General, Public Management Office and Director of External Resources Department (currently Resource Mobilization Department) in the National Treasury. He was appointed the Director of External Resources in February 2006, a position he still holds to date and recently as the Ag. Director General, Public Debt Management Directorate.
Mr. Kinyanjui has over thirty-two (32) years of experience in the Public Service. He has served as an Economist in the Ministry of Housing (1981 to 1988) and as a Resource Economist of the Interim Secretariat of the Northern Corridor Transit Authority (1988 to 1992). He was seconded by the Government of Kenya to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Nairobi–Shipping Division as a Transport Economist from September 1992 to 1996. He assisted in the implementation of Transport Sector Information System Project. In 1996, he was again seconded by Government of Kenya to COMESA and appointed as the ACIS National Co-ordinator.
He has worked in several Government Ministries as an Economist; he was the Deputy Chief Economist in the Ministry of Transport and Communications dealing with policy and general project planning from August 2001 to October 2002. He also worked as Deputy Head of Economic and Basic Infrastructure Department and a Resources Officer for the NEPAD from October 2002 to February 2003.
Mr. Kinyanjui has been instrumental in mobilizing ODA levels from kshs.54Billion in 2005 to kshs.269Billion in 2018. The Official Development Assistance (ODA) financed major projects such as: Standard Gauge Rail, Thika Super Highway, the Northern Corridor, Nairobi Outering Improvement Project, Nairobi Southern By-Pass and Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital among others. He also successfully coordinated the Second High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership of Effective Development Cooperation which was held in 28th November-1st December 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya
As the Ag. Director General of the Public Debt Management Directorate & Director of Resource Mobilization in the National Treasury, Mr. Kinyanjui is responsible for the overall leadership of the Public Debt Management Office (three Departments that is Front Office – & Resource Mobilization department, Middle Office – Debt Policy, Strategy & Risk Management Department and Back office – Debt Recording and Settlement,) and in charge of over seventy members of staff. He reports to the Principal Secretary/National Treasury. Specifically, Mr. Kinyanjui has been a Team Leader in the Government of Kenya’s development efforts in these areas:
• Ensure that the principal objective of Kenya’s Public Debt Management is to meet the Central Government financing requirements at the lest cost with a prudent degree of risk
• Facilitate Government’s access to financial markets support development of well-functioning vibrant domestic debt market
• Mobilization of the External Resources from various Development Partners who include Multilateral, Bilateral Donors and other Foundations.
• Negotiations with Development Partners to avail External Resources to the Line Ministries where he is a member of Kenya Delegation or the Leader of the Kenya Delegation
• Co-Chair of the Development Effectiveness Group that brings together the Technical staff of Development Partners and Representatives of Government of Kenya, Civil Society and Private Sector