Dr. Bruno Linyiru's Profile





Dr. Bruno Linyiru is currently the Secretary Trade, having been appointed in February 2019.  He holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship from JKUAT, an MBA in Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and also trained in various WTO courses. Dr. Linyiru has served as a board member in various State Corporations and Ministerial Committees. He is a visionary, self-driven finance and enterprise practitioner with over 25 years of both strategic and operational level experience in both Central government and State Enterprises.

As Secretary Trade and reporting to the Principal Secretary Trade and Enterprise Development, my primary role is to oversee the realization of the department’s mandate of, Buy Kenya Policy, Promotion of Wholesale and Retail Markets, Export Promotion, Fair Trade Practices, Coordination of Regional Trade Matters (COMESA, AGOA, IORA & IGAD), Trade Negotiations Services and Advisory Services and Enforcement of International Trade Laws, Regulations and Agreements.