Fred Okengo Matiang'i is the current Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Kenya. Matiang'i had served as the Eastern Africa regional representative for the Centre for International Development, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, the State University of New York before being nominated as the Cabinet Secretary for Information Communication and Technology on 23 April 2013. On 24 November 2015, President Uhuru Kenyatta, in a cabinet reshuffle, appointed him as the cabinet secretary for Education.
Brief CV of Dr Fred Matiang'i
Name: DR. FRED OKENGO MATIANGI
Religion: Seventh-Day Adventist
Kenyatta University (BA)
University of Nairobi (MA), (PhD)
Dr. Fred Matiangi formerly taught at Egerton University and the University of Nairobi.He has held various research and Programme implementation positions with various local andinternational organizations. He consulted previously foramong others the World Bank, the CommonwealthParliamentary Association, the Inter-Parliamentary Unionand the United Nations Development Programme.He is a governance and programme implementationexpert and the immediate former Country Director of theKenya Parliamentary Support Programme. He is leavinghis current position as the Eastern Africa regionalRepresentative for the Centre for InternationalDevelopment, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs andPolicy, the State University of New York to join ourgovernment as the Cabinet Secretary for InformationCommunication and Technology.Fred is married and has two children.
Cabinet Secretary for Education, Science and Technology - Assumed office 15 May 2013