Mr. S. Machuka
Director, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate.
YEAR OF BIRTH: 1959
MARITAL STATUS: Married
ADDRESS: Official 30005-00200, Nairobi
Private “ 7494-00100, Nairobi
PHONE: Official “ 2227411
Cell phones 0733-761424 or
CPE : 1973, Nyamonema Primary School,
Passed with 31 points
EACE : 1977, Maranda Secondary School,
Passed with Division I
EAACE: 1979, Cardinal Otunga High School,
Passed with 3 principles and 1
B.A. Economics (Hons) - 1984, University of Nairobi, passed with
Upper Second Class Hons
M.A (Economics) - 1989, University of Guelph, Canada,
passed with Credit
1984 - 1987 - Economist II, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Sectoral Planning Department
1987 - 1991 - Economist I, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Rural Planning Department
1991- 1995 - Senior Economist, Ministry of Health, Central Planning Unit
1996 - 1997 - Principal Economist, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Monopolies and Prices Commission
1997 - 2000 - Principal Economist, Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development, Central planning Unit
2000 - 2004 - Deputy Chief Economist, Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development and Head of Economic Planning Division
2004 - 2005 - Deputy Chief Economist/Deputy Head, Human Resource and Social Services Department, Ministry of Planning and National Development
2005 - JULY, 2006: Chief Economist/Head, Human Resource and Social Services Department, Ministry of Planning and National Development
AUGUST, 2006 - JULY, 2007: Acting Director of Planning, Sectoral Planning Department, Ministry Planning and National Development
JULY, 2007 - NOVEMBER, 2007 Chief Economist/Head of the Central planning and Project Monitoring Unit Ministry of Tourism and wildlife
NOVEMBER, 2007 TODATE: Director of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Department, Ministry of Planning and National Development
Study Tours on Productivity Lessons, Countries covered
Japan - 1998
Singapore - 1998
South Africa - 1998
All sponsored by UNDP
About 6 seminars on productivity related matters organized on a tripartite basis (ministry of Labour, FKE and COTU), sponsored by UNDP and ILO,
About 4 seminars on employment related issues sponsored by UNDP
About 4 seminars on issues related to poverty sponsored by UNDP
About 6 seminars on Ministries reform related issues organized by Government in collaboration with the World Bank and the Embassy of France.
Productivity Measurement Seminar2 and Training of Trainers Course in USA, sponsored by the World Bank between 26th June and 4th August, 2000.
Made two visits on Africa's second generation capacity building programme to Johannesburg South Africa in 2005 and Kigali, Rwanda in July 2006
Attended Expanding Horizons in trade between India and Africa in New Delhi in 2005.
Made a study tour to Kerela, a state in Southern India, to learn on how devolved Government systems have succeeded with focus on how a Gok/Unicef social budgeting process can work here in Kenya
As an economist, macro-planning is part of an intensive course one has to undertake. Hence employment projections based on macro-economic projections has been part of the activities I have undertaken with other stakeholders while in the ministries of Labour and Planning. Upto july, 2007, I was an Acting Director of Planning in the Sectoral Planning Department with effect from 3rd August 2006 in the Ministry of Planning and National Development. The department coordinates social, Infrastrural and Productive policy matters that relate to education, health, children issues, labour matters , the country infrastructure, Agricultural and Rural relate development issues and the millennium Development Goals of the economy and link them with the budgetary preparation and allocation of the MTEF budget.I spearheaded the finalization of the Fourth Participatory Poverty Assessment survey in 18 Districts of Kenya which together with the results of the Integrated Household Budget Survey would serve as a major input in preparing the next Economic recovery Strategy.
I am currently the Director of Planning in charge of Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate which undertakes Project Monitoring and Evaluation Exercise in the whole country.
Previously, I headed the Central Planning and Monitoring Units of the Ministries of Tourism and Wildlife and Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development. The Units are charged with the following responsibilities:
Coordinates overall economic policies that relate to the specific ministries and respective development matters of the economy.
Spearheading in collaboration with both the Federation of Kenya Employers and the Central Organization of Trade Unions, the establishment of National Productivity Centre in Kenya. The Productivity is expected to spearhead productivity movement in the country and ensure a paradigm shift to performance management.
Undertakes investigation of economic disputes and advises the industrial court accordingly.
Analyses collective bargaining agreements to ensure that they conform with labour laws.
Preparation of Economic Policy Papers for the ministriesy.
Undertakes Management of Information System through data collection, monitoring and evaluation of development projects that fall within the ministry.
Prepares ministerial budgetary requirements for consideration by the treasury.
A member of Ministerial Advisory Committee and procuring committee.
I have in the years 2000, 2006 and 2007 presented papers on employment creation and poverty reduction in The Department of Defence to high Major generals and colonels from various countries in Africa.
Coordinated preparations of the five year strategic work plans of the Ministries of Labour and Human Resource Development and Planning and National Development in 2004
Coordinated hosting of the Kenyan â€“ Diaspora abroad conference in Kenya in October, 2006
Coordinated in liaison with the Kenya social forum to host the World Social Forum that took place here in Kenya in January 2007 in which close to 100,000 delegates from all over the World attended
Coordinated an inter-institutional taskforce that hosted the Knowledge Management Africa Conference here in Kenya in July 2007 involving about 400 delegates from more than 20 countries of Africa.
Coordinated the preparation and launching of the End Term Review of the Economic Recovery Strategy and the Public Expenditure Review for 2009 in June, 2009.
Coordinated the preparation and finalization of Outcome National, Flagship and District level indicators for the first Medium Term Plan of the Vision 2030 in June, 2009.
Currently preparing Project Inventory data base of all Ministries and Disseminating NIMES across the country