Mr. Benson Kiriga

Benson Kiriga is the Director, Macroeconomic Planning in the State Department for Economic Planning. He has been a Senior Policy Analyst and HOD in the Macroeconomics Department in KIPPRA. He is undertaking PhD studies in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He has previously worked as a Senior Economist in the Ministry of Finance and in the Ministry of Planning and National Development. His areas of research interest include public finance, macromodelling and macroeconomic policy research. He has been involved in preparation of various Government of Kenya policy documents and is quite experienced in the Central Government fiscal operations.