Kenneth Ruteere is an Economist currently serving as the Managing Director of MCIDC where he was seconded to serve from his previous post of Director for Economic Planning in the County Government of Meru.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi and a Master's Degree in Economic Policy Management from Makerere University. Mr. Ruteere has over 20 years' of Economic Planning experience and management in the public sector. He previously, extensively worked in various districts before rising to the Provincial Director for Economic Planning where he coordinated preparation of District and Regional Development Plans. Upon devolution, he has worked in devolved units on Economic Policy Formulation, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring & Evaluation. He has facilitated production of County Integrated Development Plans (CIDPs), Annual Development Plans (ADPs), sectoral plans, reports and strategic plans for various county departments and agencies. He is an accredited trainer by Kenya School of Government (KSG) on county planning. At community level, he has contributed in the empowerment of communities through their facilitation to prepare community action plans and strategic plans.
Mr. Ruteere is a member of Meru Economic and Social Council (MESC) Management Steering Committee and the MESC Secretariat, and served in the Economic Pillar Teams as Secretary and in the Drafting Team of Meru Vision 2040