The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Board has appointed two senior executives as part of the ongoing organizational transformation program.
The Board appointed Mr. Paul Muema Matuku and Dr. Fred Mugambi Mwirigi to serve as Commissioner of Legal Services &Board Coordination and Head of Kenya School of Revenue Administration (KESRA), respectively.
The appointment of the two experienced executives is part of the Authority’s commitment to tap into competitively sourced and experienced human talent to advance KRA’s transformation agenda, which seeks to enable KRA staff to leverage on the greater opportunities presented by investments in technology. This will enhance revenue mobilisation and efficient customer service informed by better data utilisation and anchored on intelligence.
Commissioner for Legal Services & Board Coordination, Mr. Paul Muema Matuku
Matuku joined KRA in 1996 and has served in varied positions in the Legal Services & Board Coordination department rising to his previous position of Deputy Commissioner in charge of litigation services. As head of litigation, Mr. Matuku has spearheaded KRA’s defence in key legal suits and contributed towards substantially enhancing the department’s success rate in countering tax litigation.
Mr. Pual Muema Matuku, KRA Commisioner for Lagal Services & Board Coordination
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) degree from the University of Nairobi and Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is a member of both the Law Society of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.
Head of Kenya School of Revenue Administration, Dr. Fred Mugambi Mwirigi
Dr. Fred Mugambi has been the Deputy Commissioner in-charge of Academic and Students Affairs at KESRA since April 2016. He is the founding director of JKUAT’s Mombasa Campus, where he served for seven years, rising as a senior lecturer. Prior to joining JKUAT, Dr. Mugambi taught at the Kenya Methodist University.
He holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Diploma in Small EnterpriseManagement from Galilee International Management College, Israel.
Today, he sits in various boards and committees, serving as the chairman of a task force appointed by the Education Cabinet Secretary to select the board of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA), under the Ministry of Education and being in charge of the committee that prepared the JKUAT bid to supply digital devices for free primary and JKUAT won.
Mugambi has been involved in consultancy and training tasks for many national and international organizations across six countries. He has published 3 books and over 30 research papers. His main being ‘Leadership beyond the Boardroom’.