Humphrey Wattanga Mulongo is a Kenyan citizen. He is the new KRA (Kenya Revenue Authority) boss appointed by Treasury CS Njuguna Ndung’u.
After his appointment, Mr Humphrey Wattanga Mulongo gave a brief history of his CV. He stated to be a man driven by the practical application of innovative technology and financial structuring to enhance market linkages.
He is learned all with a comprehensive education background. He is a product of Alliance High School, a Bachelor’s Degree holder in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University, and a Masters Degree Holder in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.
Humphrey Wattanga Mulongo’s tribe is Luhya. This is best described by his middle name, Mulongo, which is a traditional name from the Mulembe Nation.
President William Ruto’s government now represents a symbol of the Republic of Kenya having diverse ethnic groups in his government. This is a blow to the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya camp that had claimed that the president is appointing government officials based on tribe.
A quick glance into his CV and experience, Humphrey Wattanga has had an illustrious career. He has been working for some of the best firms in the world. Wattanga worked as a 1. corporate finance, 2. business development, and 3. transaction adviser to various companies and government organisations.
Before landing a new job, the KRA boss, Humphrey Wattanga, had served for six years as a Commissioner on the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA).
He currently serves as Managing Partner at Meghraj Capital Limited, Director at the Nordic Impact Fund, and the Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV) Limited.
The current KRA boss played an important role in the conceptualization, structuring, and roll-out of the M-Akiba platform, the world’s first mobile-only government bond.