Dr. Kamau Thugge is the current Principal Secretary at the National Treasury of Kenya.
Before working as a PS he worked at the Ministry of finance as the Fiscal and Monetary affairs head of department. Economic Secretary and as Senior Economic Advisor.
Before joining the Ministry of Finance, he worked with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as Economist, Senior Economist and Deputy Division Chief.
Dr. Thugge has played a major role in influencing the design of Kenya’s current fiscal decentralization system and has coordinated the formulation of legislation for implementing devolution, including the Public Finance Management Act, 2012; The Commission on Revenue Allocation Act, 2011; The Independent Officers (Appointment) Act, 2012; The County Government PFM Transition Act 2013; The County Allocation of Revenue Bill 2013; and, The Division of Revenue Bill 2013/2014.
Dr. Thugge is widely published and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from Colorado College, USA; Master’s degree in Economics from John Hopkins University, USA; and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Economics also