Ms Ruth Kagia

Ruth Kagia serves as the Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to the President of Kenya. Prior to rejoining the Government in 2014, Ms Kagia worked at the World Bank from 1990-2013 during which she held various positions including as World Bank Global Director for Education (2002–2008), as well as the World Bank Country Director for Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and for part of that time Mauritius and Madagascar as well). Before joining the World Bank, Ms Kagia worked with the Kenya Government in teaching, education management, and research.