Principal Secretary, State Department of Devolution
Before her appointment as Principal Secretary, Ms Mabruki was the Managing Director of the Kenya National Shipping Line
This newly structured Ministry is the second of two Ministries in the Presidency. It encompasses four large areas of focus that are critical to the Constitutional mandate and policy priorities of the Administration hence placement at the Presidency.
The areas of focus are categorized in three broad spheres.
A. Devolution: Covers devolution, intergovernmental relations and capacity building at the Counties.
B. Planning Covers the functions of the former Ministry of planning that includes national development planning and economic policy management
C. Office of Management and Budget. The office will develop and maintain effective government through budget prioritization and policy direction. It will also be reviewing organizational structure and management procedures in the Executive branch. This unit will deal with human resource management and public sector reform to ensure that intended results are achieved.
D. Coordination of targeted Policy priority areas and Initiatives.
These are large policy areas that are key to the Administration and have constitutional imperatives:
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Devolution and Planning
Before her appointment as Cabinet Secretary, Ms Anne Waiguru was the Head of Governance and the Economic Stimulus Programme at the National Treasury, Alternate to the Permanent Secretary/National Treasury in the Public Procurement Oversight Authority and Advisory Board and the Women Enterprise Fund Board. Further, in view of her distinguished public career, she was successfully nominated two years ago as one of the Top 40 under 40 women in the country, the only nominee at the time from the Public Service.