Phyllis Jepkosgei Kandie
Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism of the Republic of Kenya
Mrs. Phyllis Jepkosgei Kandie is the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism of the Republic of Kenya. In this role she is responsible for spear heading policy formulation for re-invigorating the tourism industry, rallying Kenyans to embrace commerce for jobs and wealth creation and championing regional integration process as a staging ground for intra-Africa trade.
Prior to her appointment to the cabinet, she was the Director of the Investment Advisory Unit at Standard Investment Bank, Nairobi Kenya. In this position she managed complex investment transactions including privatization of public entities, IPO and advising corporations on major transactions.
She has over 15 years’ experience in Finance, Investment Banking, Business Consultancy and regulatory affairs.
Mrs Kandie holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from St Mary’s University in Canada and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom.
She is a member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya. She is also a member of KEPSA Kenya Private Sector Alliance, through the Association of Stockbroker’s and Investment Banks and she has served on several boards both in the private and public sector.
Mrs Kandie has also been involved in community based poverty alleviation projects and training of self-help groups on entrepreneurship.
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