Our Mandate

The voice of private sector in Kenya

Our Vision

To become a world class private sector apex body

Our Mission

Ensure year-on- year improvement in overall business environment of Kenya by working together with the Government and other stakeholders

KEPSA engages with all three arms of Government in ensuring that there is a favorable environment for doing business. We partner with government in passing various policies, strategies and Bills and increasing strategic interventions.

Established Public Private Dialogue Platforms:

PRESIDENTIAL ROUNDTABLE (PRT)

An engagement with the Head of State on issues of national importance affecting the economy as well as those issues that require his direct intervention as Head of State. The PRT resolutions and commitments are cascaded down to the respective implementing Ministries and other arms of government.

MINISTERIAL STAKEHOLDER FORUM (MSF)

A platform that brings together respective Ministries and KEPSA Sector Boards on quarterly basis (or as frequently as may be agreed) to address sector specific priority issues relating to policy, administrative and operational issues affecting them.

SPEAKERS ROUNDTABLE (SRT)

An annual engagement platform with the National Assembly and the Senate. The SRT facilitates joint review of legislative matters involving respective parliamentary Departmental Committees and the Private Sector.

COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS FORUM (COG)

A partnership with Governors that meets annually. The forum provides a platform of dialogue and stocktaking on devolution besides establishing mechanisms for better interaction and coordination between the Private Sector and Council of Governors.

CHIEF JUSTICE FORUM

A forum aimed at improving the Commercial Justice process in a manner that ensures efficient resolution of Commercial and Industrial Relations Disputes as well as discuss other ways the Judiciary can facilitate an enabling business environment.

Platforms With Selected State Agencies

KEPSA meets with state agencies and departments among which are: Attorney General, Immigration, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA, National Police Service Commission, Kenya Police Service, KPLC, and ERC on specific business issues that require resolution by the respective departments.

DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS ROUNDTABLE (DPRT)

This is an engagement that provides an opportunity for the private sector to inform and partner on the development agenda and priorities for the country’s national development and private sector development.

REGIONAL FORUMS

KEPSA meets with regional organizations created under the EAC Treaty , and other agencies with a regional mandate such as East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Northern Corridor Integrated Projects (NCIP) & EAC Council of Ministers on specific regional issues.

For more information, kindly contact our Public Private Dialogue team.

Head of Public Private Dialogue

Agatha Juma

Head of Public Private Dialogue

Rachel is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with over 10 years’ experience. She studied Law at the University of Nairobi, and took her Masters studies in International Legal Studies with a focus on Human Rights in Washington DC at Georgetown University. She was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in May 2006. She is the immediate former Executive Director at Moving the Goalposts, and has worked in a number of local and international organizations focusing on development and financial inclusion. Rachel was recognized by the Business Daily in 2015 in their Top 40 Under 40 Women Award.

Rachel Muthoga

Deputy Head PPD

Anthony Weru is currently a Senior Public Private Dialogue (PPD) Officer (Trade, Investment and Public Finance) at KEPSA.He’s an achievement driven professional with proven success in policy advocacy, analysis and implementation with a deep footprint of networks and knowledge of Government operations as well as policy implementers in Government and private sector traders within EAC. He has been deeply engaged in years of Public- Private Dialogue (PPD) with bias in Trade, Public Finance and Regional Integration. Anthony is trained in Political Science & Communications from University of Nairobi and is pursuing his Masters in Public Policy and Administration in Kenyatta University. At KEPSA he is in charge of coordination of policy advocacy for private sector on Trade and EA Affairs, Transport & Infrastructure and Public Finance and formers Focal Officer for EAC Regional advocacy work. He is also pioneer member of Regional Dialogue Committee for East Africa that developed the Consultative Dialogue Framework (CDF) for the EAC. His areas of success include being the Coordinator Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summits at KEPSA; Private Sector Focal Person to the Kenya Revenue Authority and National Treasury at KEPSA on Stakeholders Dialogue; involved in the development of both the Regional Integration Policy and the National 24Hour Economy Strategy. Additionally, he was a member of the National NTB Monitoring Committee, the National EAC Dialogue Committee. He has been a member of the team that developed the Foreign Trade Policy, the National Trade Policy and National Task Force to review the National Honours and Awards System among other technical Committees.

Anthony Weru

Senior PPD Officer

Faith Ngige is a Governance and Strategic Management Specialist with experience in private sector of over 15 years. Her professional and education background includes; Master’s in Business Administration (Strategic Management), Diploma in Project Management and Bachelor of Education Arts in Business Studies. She is currently pursuing Doctorate in Leadership and Governance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture (JKUAT).

Faith Ngige

PPD Officer - Devolution

Caroline Mukeli

PPD Communications Officer

Brenda is an international trade professional with progressive experience across a broad range of functions including trade policy, research and international relations. She has a master’s degree in International Trade Policy from Lund University. She is published in the area of international trade and climate change.

Brenda Nyambura

Trade and Investment Officer

Peter Thairu

Public Private Dialogue Assistant

Susan is an Administration and Human Resource specialist with vast experience in administration functions. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Human Resource from Kenya Methodist University, Nairobi.

Susan Ngángá

Public-Private Dialogue Assistant