Davis Chirchir, 53, has a depth of experience in project development, management and execution and is skilled in strategic analysis and financial management.
He previously served as a commissioner at the Interim Independent Electoral Commission.
He was also General Manager at Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation where he coordinated the restructuring of KPTC to create Telkom Kenya, Communication Commission of Kenya, Postal Corporation of Kenya and staff Pension Fund.
Mr Chirchir also coordinated the privatisation of Telkom Kenya and the establishment of mobile phone company Safaricom.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration in International Management from Royal Holloway School of Management at the University of London.
He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Physics from the University of Nairobi.
He is married with four children and is the nominee for Cabinet Secretary Energy and Petroleum.