Mugo Kibati

Director General, Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

Membership:  Class of 2010 (Uwepo)

The Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is responsible for spearheading the implementation of the Vision 2030 – A national blueprint and strategy aimed at making Kenya a newly industrialized, middle income country capable of providing a high quality of life for all its citizens by the year 2030.

As the Founder of Miliki Ventures (a strategy execution firm), Mugo has a strong track record in business leadership and change management. Most recently, as Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of East African Cables, he transformed a small Kenyan company into a regional blue chip firm with presence in South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. In less than 4 years, he drove the company’s market share value from US$8 million to US$150 million.

Past experience includes marketing and engineering roles at Lucent Technologies in the US, Bamburi Cement (Lafarge Coppee) and Kenya Petroleum Refineries (Shell Petroleum) in Mombasa, Kenya. In addition to several corporate board positions, Mugo was until recently the National Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Kenya Employers, a Director of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, an Alternate Director of the East African Business Council and a Director of the apex private sector body – the Kenya Private Sector Alliance. Mugo is also the Vice Chairman of the newly chartered Mombasa Polytechnic University Council.

Mugo has a B.Tech, Electrical Engineering from Moi University, a Masters degree in Technology Management from MIT, an MBA (Business Finance) from the George Washington University and studied European Union Economics at Oxford University. Mugo is a Member of the Bretton Woods Committee as well as one of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum.

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