Hon. Kaituko Geoffrey Eyanae is the current Principal Secretary for the State Department of Shipping and Maritime Affairs, in the Ministry of Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs. His objective is to transform and elevate the Maritime Sector, ensuring it sails toward sustainable growth, global competitiveness and enhanced resilience
He is the former Principal Secretary for Labour and Skills Development. Before his nomination in November 2022 and subsequent appointment as PS, by President Dr. William Ruto, he was an Advisor for Social Sector, to the Deputy President.
His prior professional positions, include being The First Speaker of the Turkana County Assembly; Project Coordinator at the National Drought Management Authority, District Coordinator at the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission, and Field Coordinator at K-Rep Development Agency. He had a stint as an adjunct faculty for the University of Nairobi and Mt. Kenya University. He also consulted for various agencies in the area of governance and development.
He holds a professional membership at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the United Kingdom and Kenya as well as the Association of Chief Executive Officers (ACEOs) and Turkana Professional Association. He doubles up as the Patron of Turkana Lawyers Association and the Frontier Children Development Organisation, a non-profit. Apart from sitting in the public sector bodies, he also serves in the Board of Northern Rangelands Trust.
He is a recipient of the WMU Alumni Achievement Award.
An alumnus of the WMU MPA program, Hon. Kaituko holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB, University of South Africa) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Arabic (University of Nairobi).
He is a distinguished author of the book “ Getting Things Done: The Key to Exemplary Leadership “