Mr.Julius Mutua - Alternate Director to the PS Treasury

Appointed on 16th May 2017.
Mr. Mutua is the Alternate Director to Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury. He is a seasoned civil servant with over 20 years’ experience in economic and financial policy formulation at the National Treasury. He has served in the National Fiscal Budget Preparation Team for many years and participated in regional integration issues including the negotiation of the East African Community Monetary Union Protocol. He is currently the Programme Co-ordinator for the Public Finance Management Reforms. Mr. Mutua holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Kenyatta University and a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Dares Salaam.

He also holds certificates in Fiscal Decentralization and Financial Institutions for Private Enterprise development from Duke and Harvard Universities respectively. He serves the KEPHIS board and is a member of Finance & Administration committee.

Ms.Litole Jemtai Lucky– Director

Appointed on 6th June, 2018
Ms. Litole is currently coordinating a woman and youth empowerment programme in West Pokot with Konrad Adenuor Foundation. She was previously with Kenya Utalii College till 2016 when she left to join the Konrad Adenuor Foundation. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration (Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option) and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Logistics and Procurement Management. She also holds certificates in Food and Beverages, Business Management, and Customer Service.



Mr John Angaine - Director

Appointed on 3rd May, 2019
Mr. Angaine is an experienced manager and leader at National and County Government levels with vast experience and exposure in institutional development and growth for social and economic benefits for the Kenyan people and the International Community. Previously, he has worked in the Ministry of Tourism as well as the Ministry of Public Works. He is involved in private business which entails; managing large scale horticultural farming for export; managing zero grazing dairy farming; managing wheat farming for commercial and seed production; and managing petroleum products in partnership with Total Kenya.

In his leadership role, he has participated in management at National and Community levels which entails: planning and development of strategic interventions; educating County employees and the general public on National values and principles stipulated in the Constitution; he has organized and supported youth projects on social and economic empowerment; he has organized and advised women groups for preparation and formulation of project proposals for funding; and he also serves as a Church elder for the Methodist Church of Kenya. Mr. Angaine was awarded by the retired President His Excellency Mwai Kibaki, a Presidential Farmers’ Competition award scheme National Large Scale Farm Competition as the Farmer of the year during the Agricultural Society of Kenya Show at Nairobi.

Prof. Julius Mwangi - Director

Appointed on 3rd May, 2019
Prof. Mwangi is a pharmacognosist with well over 20 years’ experience in experience in the field of pharmacognosy and pharmacology. He holds a doctorate degree in Pharmacy, and a Master of Science in Pharmacy.  He joined the University of Nairobi (UoN) in 1981 as a Graduate Assistant and has since risen to the position of Professor of Pharmacognosy in the Department of pharmacognosy and pharmacology.

Presently he is a Professor of Pharmacognosy and Intellectual Property Coordinator/ Director at UoN. He was listed as one of the IBC Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century and Outstanding Scientists Worldwide by the International Biographical Centre, England.

In addition to the practice of pharmacy and pharmacognosy, he serves a Board member in the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) and the Kenya Copyright Board. He also serves in various committees at UoN namely the Senate Committee, Dean’s Committee and the Health Sciences Academic Board.

He has previously served as a Board member in the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Member of Program Advisory committee where he represented Kenya in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia).

Mr.David K.Mwangi - Alternate Director, Representative to the Principal Secretary State Department of Crops Development

Mr. David K. Mwangi is the Alternate Director to the Principal Secretary, State Department for Crops Development in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.  He is an experienced civil servant with 26 years experience in the agriculture sector. He has worked in various places and capacities in the Ministry and is currently the Head of the Plant Protection Services Division. He coordinates the management of transboundary and emerging pests and diseases in the country and is the chair of the Multi- Agency team on Fall Armyworm and other invasive pest species. He represents the country, as an Executive Committee member, in two UN affiliated regional organizations that deal with management and control of transboundary pests; Desert Locust Control Organization of Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) and International Red Locust control Organization of central and Southern Africa (IRLCO-CSA). Mr. Mwangi holds an Msc. in Agricultural Resources Management from the University of Nairobi and a Bsc. in Horticulture from Egerton University. In the KEPHIS board he is a member of the Technical and Audit Committees.

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