Engineer Michael S. M. Kamau was born in 1958 and is married with two children.
He has been in the Civil Service since 1981 and was seconded to Moi University in Eldoret for seven years between 1990 – 1998.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nairobi and Master of Science in Engineering from the University of New Castle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
He has received extensive training in the field of engineering and management both locally and internationally.
Eng Kamau is registered as a Professional Consulting Engineer by Engineers Board of Kenya.
He is a also a fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya and the Kenya Institute of Management.
He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
He has also been a Permanent Secretary since October, 2007 and a key architect in the infrastructure upgrade in the last 10 years.
Eng Kamau is the nominee for Cabinet Secretary Transport and Infrastructure.