The voice of private sector in Kenya
To become a world class private sector apex body
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.
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.