Mukhisa Kituyi

Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

1982, degree (Hons) in Political Science and International Relations, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda; 1984, Diploma of Science in Comparative Production Systems and 1986, MPhil in Development Studies and 1989, PhD in Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway. 1989-90, Programme Officer, Norwegian Agency for International Development (NORAD), Nairobi; 1990-91, Director, African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi; 1992-97, Member of Parliament, Kimilili Chief Opposition Whip and Member of House Business Committee; 1997-2002, Member of Parliament, Kimilili Constituency; Minority Leader, Parliamentary Committee for Defence and Foreign Affairs; 2002-07, Minister of Trade and Industry of Kenya. 2011-12, Consultant to African Union Commission; 2012-13, Chief Executive, Kenya Institute of Governance. Since Sept. 2013, Secretary-General, UNCTAD.