ABOUT KEPSA

Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is a limited liability membership organisation registered in 2003 as the apex body of private sector in Kenya.

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is the apex body of private sector in Kenya. KEPSA brings together local and foreign business associations, chambers of commerce, professional bodies, corporates, multinational companies, start-ups, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) from all sectors of the economy in the country, representing over 1 million businesses under one umbrella, to enable them speak in one voice when engaging the Government, development partners and other stakeholders on cross-cutting policy issues affecting private sector development. It also implements programs that ensure growth of businesses and social-economic development of the country.

KEPSA supports businesses with opportunities for training, networking, financial linkages, mentorships & coaching, access to markets, value chains and investment opportunities while working closely with many partners from across the world.

The Mission is driven by the organization’s business strategy. The strategy’s main objective is the pursuit of an enabling business environment over the next five years by ensuring a year-on-year improvement in three key global business rankings:

  • Ease of Doing Business Index (World Bank)
  • Global Competitiveness Index (World Economic Forum)
  • Bribery Index (Transparency International)

KEPSA’s has played critical roles in business; economic and political reforms. Some of the KEPSA’s role in business reforms i.e. Public-Private Dialogues for business reforms (policy, legislative and institutional reforms) include: Presidential Round Tables (PRTs); Ministerial Stakeholder Forums (MSFs); Speaker’s Round Table: both Senate and National Assembly; Council of Governors Round Table; Chief Justice Forum; and, Attorney General’s forum.

On the economic and political reforms, KEPSA has participated in the Economic Recovery Strategy (2003); Private Sector Development Strategy (PSDS) (2006 – 2010); Vision 2030 & Medium-Term Plans; Peace building initiatives particularly in the 2008 Post Election Violence through “Mkenya Daima” Campaign; Development of Constitution 2010; and, Engagement in the constitution implementation process

NATIONAL BUSINESS AGENDA

The National Business Agenda (NBA) developed in line with Kenya’s Vision 2030 second Medium Term Plan and the KEPSA Business Strategy guides KEPSA’s advocacy work. The NBA has a five-year implementation period and stipulates the core cross-cutting issues, aligned to the overall goals of the National Vision 2030 that KEPSA wishes to pursue on behalf of businesses with the government.

KEPSA has since implemented two NBA’s; i.e. NBA I and NBA II, and is in the process of implementing NBA III for the period 2019-2022.

Under the watch of KEPSA, the private sector in Kenya is vibrant, competitive and innovative playing an increasingly vital role in sustainable and inclusive economic growth towards the realization of vision 2030.

As the collective voice of the private sector in Kenya, KEPSA serves as a bridge between the business community and government in creating and enhancing a conducive business environment

KEPSA’s has played critical roles in business; economic and political reforms. Some of the KEPSA’s role in business reforms i.e. Public-Private Dialogues for business reforms (policy, legislative and institutional reforms) include: Presidential Round Tables (PRTs); Ministerial Stakeholder Forums (MSFs); Speaker’s Round Table: both Senate and National Assembly; Council of Governors Round Table; Chief Justice Forum; and, Attorney General’s forum.

On the economic and political reforms, KEPSA has participated in the Economic Recovery Strategy (2003); Private Sector Development Strategy (PSDS) (2006 – 2010); Vision 2030 & Medium Term Plans; Peace building initiatives particularly in the 2008 Post Election Violence through “Mkenya Daima” Campaign; Development of Constitution 2010; and, Engagement in the constitution implementation process.