Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, 65, is a kenyan politician who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD.
Dr. Kituyi is a holder of a bachelor in Political Science and International Relations from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and a Doctor of Philosophy in social Anthropology, a master of Philosophy in development studies and a diploma in science, comparative production systems, from the University of Bergen, Norway.
Dr Mukhisa was first elected to Parliament as a member of Parliament for Kimilili constituency in 1992 on a ford Kenya ticket becoming the opposition chief whip and was twice re-elected. In the 2007 general elections, Dr.Kitui lost to David Eseli of Ford Kenya which prompted him to leave the party and joined Narc Kenya and later New Ford Kenya.
Other than serving as the secretary-general for UNCTAD, Dr. Kitui was Kenya's Minister of Trade and Industry. Dr. Kitui also worked as Chief Executive of the Kenya Institute of Governance, in Nairobi, Kenya. He worked as Director at African Centre for technology studies and as programme officer at the Norwegian Agency for International Development.
Dr. Kitui served as chairman of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (American college of physicians) Group of States and was lead negotiator for Eastern and Southern African ministers during the European Union-American college of physicians, Partnership Agreement negotiations.
From 2011 to 2012, Dr.Kitui was a consultant for the African Union Commission where he helped to develo the structure for a Pan-Africa free trade area. Without forgetting, the celebrated Dr. also served as a nonresident fellow of the Africa growth initiative of the Brookings Institution, Washington, District of Columbia among other roles.
Following his resignation as the Secretary-General UNCTAD, to join the race for President 2022, Dr Mukhisa kitu's ambition to revamp Kenya's Economy is evident in his wealth of experience.
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