MRS. ANGELINE HONGO, MBS
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance Option from the University of Nairobi (UoN).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting Option from the University of Nairobi (UoN).
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
Mrs. Angeline Hongo is a career civil servant with over 30 years of working experience. Before joining the then Ministry of Cooperatives as Principal Auditor, Mrs. Hongo worked as an auditor in then Controller and Auditor General’s Office.
She has also worked in the defunct Ministry of Local Government as Program Coordinator, Kenya Local Government Reform Program, charged with reforming the Local Government Sector. She also served as Secretary to Local Authorities Trust Fund (LATF) Advisory Board.
With the advent of the devolved system of governance, Mrs. Hongo who was then in the Ministry of Local Government was appointed as Joint Secretary to the Task Force on Devolved System of Governance in Kenya, a task force that was charged with the mandate to develop implementation mechanisms for the devolved system of government. She was later appointed as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee charged with implementing the Task Force report that came up with the Devolution laws.
As a highly self-motivated and enthusiastic leader, Mrs. Hongo was appointed as a Member and Vice-Chairperson of the Transition Authority, the body that spearheaded and midwifed the introduction of Devolution in Kenya.
She has also served as the Director, Intergovernmental Relations in the State Department of Devolution and was an alternate to the Principal Secretary State Department of Devolution in the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGRTC). Mrs. Hongo also represented the Principal Secretary, State Department of Devolution in the Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC).
During her period in the public service, Mrs. Hongo has as well served in a number of statutory boards including board members of Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) and TANA Water Services Board, and TANATHI Water Services Board. In the year, 2012, Mrs. Hongo was awarded the coveted Presidential Award of Moran of Burning Spear (MBS) due to her distinguished and exemplary service to the Nation in particular to Devolution.
Mrs. Hongo has also attended several courses and workshops in Public Administration, Local and Sub-National Governance, Finance among others.
MRS. ANGELINE HONGO, MBS