Hon. Nicholas Koriko-Finance & Economic planning


Portfolio: Transport and Infrastructure.

  • Born in 1962 in Rachuonyo Sub-county, Rachuonyo West location in Homa Bay County
  • He holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Maseno University
  • Mr K’Oriko is pursuing PhD in Business Management in Fund management at Maseno University
  • He is the head of microfinance/special projects and Remedial Management at Ecobank Kenya Limited with vast experience in fund management, loan analysis, and providing project finance support in the East African University
  • At Ecobank he has worked as Head of Customer care and microfinance, Country Head, Regional manager, Operations manager
  • He worked as the Internal Auditor at the Universal Bank Limited Manager, RSK Department at Trust Bank Limited.
  • In the course of his duty, Mr.K’Oriko has provided visionary leadership that has developed business and revenue growth

He brings in to the County vast experience in financial planning, resource mobilization, fund management and business development strategies

Hon Pharesh Ratego- Energy and Natural Resources


Portfolio: Energy and Natural Resources

  • Born in 1953 in Mbita Division of Mbita sub county in Homa Bay County
  • He holds a Masters degree in Development Finance from Birmingham University, U.K
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi
  • He has authored two books: Business Finance and Impact of Climate Change on Long term Investments in Kenya
  • Has 20 years working with USAID as a Project Management Specialist; responsible for managing United States Aid to developing countries
  • He has been Chairman of Refugees Affairs Board under the Ministry of Immigration and Registration of persons where he developed comprehensive policy for managing refugee affairs
  • He also has worked as Chairman of Balozi Cooperative Society, Project Manager with the Development Finance Company of Kenya and a Senior Lecturer at the African Centre for Technology Studies
  • He brings to the County wealth of experience in project management and donor operations

Hon Beatrice Ogola- Lands & Physical Planning


Portfolio: Water and Environment

  • Born in 1968 in Asego Division of Homa Bay Sub-county in Homa Bay County
  • She holds a Master of Education degree in Educational Administration from the University of Nairobi
  • He holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from Kenyatta University
  • Beatrice is married with children
  • Has held various positions in the teaching profession
  • She was appointed as Director of the Board of Kenya Maritime Authority
  • Member of Maendeleo ya Wanawake- Homa Bay District
  • Member of Ndhiwa Constituency Bursary Fund
  • Coordinator of Kayambo Development Forum
  • She Brings in wealth of experience the management of local human and material resources

Hon Dorothy Otieno- Tourism, Youth &Sports

Portfolio: Tourism, Culture and Sports

  • Born in 1989 in Rangwe Division of Homa Bay sub county in Homa Bay County
  • Holds a bachelor of business Administration Degree with IT(management option )from Maseno University
  • She holds a Diploma in Human Public Relations from Regional Institute of Business Management
  • Currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration at Maseno University
  • She was appointed an Administrative Officer, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation
  • She comes with wealth of experience in youth empowerment and resource mobilization

Hon Consolata Yambo- Water

Portfolio: Lands, Housing and Physical Planning.

  • Born in 1953 in Maseno Division of Kisumu sub county in Kisumu County
  • Holds a master of Arts degree in Gender and Development Studies from the University of Nairobi
  • Holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science and sociology from University of Nairobi
  • Has a diploma in Cultural Tourism from University of Nairobi
  • She worked in EL-AL Israel Airlines, a tourist industry company for 28 years
  • Also served a national treasurer of league of Kenya Women Voters and Forum for African Women Educationists Kenya
  • She is Board Member with the Kenya Roads Board
  • She is Board of Trustee- Green Forest Social Investment Trust
  • She is an Executive Director- Rural Empowerment and Socio-economic Development, a Community Based organization
  • She is well vast with supervisory and organizational skills

Hon Prof. Tom Ogada- Trade & Investments

Portfolio: Trade, Industry and Investments

  • Professor Ogada was born in 1959 at Rangwe Division, Homa Bay Sub County in Homa Bay County
  • He did his East African Certificate of Education and scored a Division ONE
  • He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
  • Holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Moi University and Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from BPI,Minsk, USSR
  • He is currently the Managing Director of T&P Innovation and Technology Management Services
  • He has also worked as consultant at World Intellectual Property Organization and National Economic and Social Council
  • He has served as Managing Director Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute and Moi University Holdings Limited
  • Professor Ogada brings into the County wealth of experience in Leadership and Management, enterprise creation, industrial development and value addition
  • He is also a refined expert in technology business

Hon. Lawrence Oteng- Health

Portfolio: Health Services

  • Born in 1960 at Asego Division in Homa Bay Sub County in Homa Bay County
  • Married with five children
  • Holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Nairobi
  • He is currently undertaking a Master of Public Health degree at Kenyatta University
  • Holds a Post graduate Diploma in Sexually Transmitted Infections from the University of Nairobi
  • Has worked as Medical Officer at New Nyanza General Hospital, Medical Superintendent at Nyamira District Hospital and Doctor in charge of Surgical Department and the Deputy Doctor in charge at Tabaka Mission Hospital
  • He brings into the County Wealth of experience in managing health services which entail promotion of professionalism and medical ethics principles

Hon, Dr David Okeyo- Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries

Portfolio: Finance and Economic Planning

  • Born in 1977 in Kaspul Division of Rachuonyo sub county in Homa Bay County
  • Dr Okeyo is a married
  • He holds a PhD in Horticulture from Kansas State University, USA
  • Holds a Master of Science from Maseno University
  • A Bachelor of Science degree from Maseno University
  • Currently he is a Lecturer at Maseno University in the Department of Applied Plant Sciences
  • He was a teaching Assistant and a research and extension specialist at Kansas State University
  • He has made several scientific publications and Conference presentations such as: Freezing tolerance and seasonal color of experimental zoysiagrasses, Intercropping with crotalaria brevidens Benth among others
  • He has had several honors and awards including membership of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America; KSU Graduate Horticulture Club; KEFRI Center of Research and Advisory Committee; Kenya Organic Agriculture Network among others.

Hon Naftali Mata- Education &ICT


Portfolio: Education, Information Communication And Technology

  • Born in Mfangano North Location, Mbita Sub County, Homa Bay County
  • He is married
  • He holds a Master of Arts in Theology(translation Studies) from Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology
  • He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Technology and Management Studies from Moi University
  • He has worked as high school teacher
  • He is the founder and Director Gethsemane Garden of Hope for Africa
  • He is a developer of Kenya Institute of Education (KIE) mother-tongue materials in Suba language
  • He brings to the County vast experience in programme design, material production, bi-lingual education, computer skills and language skills for preschool children

Hon Eliud Otieno- Transport & Infrastructure


Portfolio: Agriculture, Livestock  and Fisheries.

  • Born in 1968 in Kokwanyo Location, in Kabondo Kasipul Sub County in Homabay County
  • Married with 5 Children
  • PhD Student at Jommo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Holds a Masters of Business Administration of Kenyatta University
  • Holds a Bachelor of Education of Kenyatta University
  • He is currently the Executive Secretary of the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Homabay County
  • Currently he is the KUPPET National Chairman of the Strategic and Planning Committee
  • Part time Lecturer University of Nairobi.
  • Previously served Deputy Principal Kowuor Mixed Secondary School; Senior Master and Director of Studied and Head of Technical and Creative Arts at Mawego Technical; Head of Department at Uriri High School and St Albert’s Girls- Ulanda High School.
  • Served as the Chairman Kasipul/Kabondo Constituency Bursary Committee
  • Served in various capacities in sports administration both at the County and National levels.
  • He has researched widely and published a number of research papers in the line of entrepreneurship
  • Brings with him vast of experience in research, entrepreneurship, management, coordination, team building and public participation skills.