H.E Salim Mvurya EGH is the Cabinet Secretary (Minister) for Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs in the Republic of Kenya. He previously served as Governor of Kwale County in Kenya for ten years, from 2013 to 2022.
He holds a Masters Degree in Participation, Power and Social Change from the Institute Of Development Studies, University of Sussex (England), UK and a Bachelors degree in Agri-Business Management from Egerton University. Kenya. He also holds a certificate in Non-Govermetntal Organisations (NGOs) management from The Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MSTCDC) in Arusha, Tanzania.
H.E Mvurya possesses strong leadership and management skills backed by 27 years of development experience. His working experience has enabled him to gain knowledge in staff management, program management, resource mobilization and fundraising, operational management, financial management as well as influencing policy at local, national and international level. Over the years he has designed and implemented development programs in Education, Health, Livelihoods, Child Protection and Democratic Governance centered on citizens participation in decision making processes and policy advocacy.
H.E Mvurya emphasizes that Kenya has enormous mineral resources and he is already applying his Development and Management experience and is leading a change process that will not only attract investment, but also give the Kenyan citizens an opportunity to benefit from socio-economic development.
Ministerial Speeches & Onstage Discussions (15-minute speeches & short discussion)
During this session Ministers will speak about various opportunities presented by each country, local content, governance as well as visions behind strategic minerals and equitable opportunities for partners. The session will also highlight emerging project and investment opportunities and collaboration between private and public sector.
Wednesday 08 February 13:45 - 14:00 Roof Terrace