Stephen Wainaina

Mr Stephen Wainaina, MBS, is an Economic Policy specialist, with strong background in statistics and Public Policy Formulation, analysis and implementation. He possesses wide experience in Strategic Policy formulation, implementation and monitoring, especially in the area of Development planning.

Since January, 2015,   Mr Wainaina has been working full-time as Development and Public Policy Consultant. He served as a Director in the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) Board in the period 2013 - 2016.

Mr Wainaina holds an MA Degree in Development Economics, which he attained at the Center for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA in 1985. For his undergraduate studies, he attended the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and was awarded a BA Honours degree in Economics in 1981.

In Addition, he also attended other numerous Courses, Benchmarking Tours and Visits, Conferences and Seminars in the fields of Economic Development, Research and Management. He is widely travelled internationally and has visited over 38 Countries.

Mr Wainaina served for over 33 years in the Public Service rising to the Position of Economic Planning Secretary in the Planning department, a Position he held for nearly 10 years. During this period he took official leave from Government Service and Served in two UN Agencies, namely UNCHS (Habitat) and UNCTAD, as regular staff member and as a Consultant. In 2008, Mr Wainaina was honored through an Award of the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) by the President of the Republic of Kenya for his exemplary Services in the Public Sector.

His most recent engagements in Consulting include assignments with:  SIDA, USAID (Futures Group/Palladium Group), IGADD, ACBF, UNDP and World Bank, among development Agencies.

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Mr. Stephen Wainaina
Development and Public Policy Consultant

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