Cabinet Secretary for HealthKenya
James Wainaina Macharia is the Cabinet Secretary in charge of Health. He is the immediate former General Manager of the NIC Bank, a position he served in since 2005.
Macharia has had a long career in banking having previously worked as the Managing Director of African Banking Corporation (ABC) in Zambia and Tanzania and also as Managing Director of ABC Group in Zambia and Standard Chartered Bank Kenya. He also worked for Deloitte Haskins & Sells in London and Nairobi.
Macharia has a Bachelors degree in Commerce from University of Nairobi and a Master of Business Administration from Henley Management College. He is a Chartered Public Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales).