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Profile: Anne Waiguru

Thursday April 25 2013

Ms Anne Waiguru has an academic background and experience in economic and public policy.

She holds a Masters degree in Economic Policy from the University of Nairobi and has worked in sectors of public finance, financial management systems, public service reform and capacity building as well as governance.

Ms Waiguru was the director of the Integrated Financial Management and Information System (IFMIS) and head of Governance at the National Treasury. 

She served briefly as a Senior Public Sector Manager/ Assistant Vice President at Citigroup NA.

Previously, Ms Waiguru served as a Technical Advisor to the Cabinet, Office of the President. This position was initially seconded by the World Bank.

In the last two years, Ms Waiguru has led her IFMIS team at the National Treasury to win three awards for exemplary performance in the Public Service.

She was also nominated two years ago, as one of the Top 40 Under 40 women in Kenya, the only nominee at the time from the Public Service.

Ms Waiguru has been published and has served as the Alternate to the Permanent Secretary/National Treasury in the Public Procurement oversight Authority Advisory Board and the Women Enterprise Fund Board.

She is a mother of three sons; Ian (17), Don (14) and Wabu (9).

She ahs been nominated as for Cabinet Secretary Devolution and Planning.

(Source PPS)