Meet Uhuru’s nominee for Controller of Budget, Dr. Margaret Nyakang’o

Mary Nyakang'o nominee for Controller of Budget. [Photo/File]

Meet Uhuru’s nominee for Controller of Budget, Dr. Margaret Nyakang’o

President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Tuesday, November 19 nominated a new occupant in the office of the Controller of Budget.

The head of state nominated Margaret Nyakang’o and has presented her name to Parliament for vetting as the new Controller of Budget.

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Nyakang’o currently serves as a lecturer at the KCA University and prides herself as one with excellent skills and experience in a wide variety of organizations in both public and private sectors of the Kenyan economy, strong background in accounting and audit complements doctoral-level strategic management and organizational development skills, workforce planning, democratic governance and integrity among other merits.

Doctor Margaret Nyakang’o Nyang’ate hails from Nyamira county.

Below are Margaret’s work experience and academic accomplishment.

Lecturer- KCA University

Jan 2019 – Present

Lecturer in Public Sector Finance, Town Campus

Management Consultant – Mitun Business Consulting Limited

Nov 2018 – Present.

Director of Finance & Administration – Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology

Sep 2007 – Oct 2008.


Deputy General Manager Finance & Strategy – Harambee Sacco Society

Mar 2003 – Mar 2006

Finance Manager – Bob Morgan Services Ltd

Jan 2001 – Jun 2002.

Financial Controller – Lake Basin Development Authority

1995 – 1999.


University of Liverpool

Field Of Study: Doctorate in Business Administration

Dates attended and graduation: 2010 – 2016

University of Nairobi

Degree: Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Field Of Study: Strategic Management

Dates attended and graduation: 2005 – 2007

Strathmore University

Field Of Study: Certified Sacco Professional

Dates attended and graduation: 2005 – 2006.