Mr. Nicholas Gakiha was appointed to the Board on 5th November 2019.
He represents the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade & Enterprise Development as the Alternate Director to the Principal Secretary for the State Department for Industrialization. His public service career includes working for both the National and County Governments in various capacities that include serving as the Provincial Industrial Development Officer for the then Nairobi Province, County Industrial Development Officer for Nakuru County, Chief Officer and Director Trade in the County Government of Meru.
Mr. Gakiha holds a Master of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with specialization in Business Administration. He has also undertaken skills upgrading courses in the areas of Community Capacity & Rural Development in Japan, Policy formulation for Small & Medium Enterprises Development in Malaysia, Project Management and Strategic Leadership among others.