Hon. Betty C. Maina

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, Republic of Kenya

Hon. Maina has more than 28 years experience in organizational leadership and development, with an ability to prepare and implement strategic business plans and mobilize resources. She has a keen interest and experience in Trade Policy, Regional Integration, Private Sector Development, Industrial Development, Public-Private Dialogue, Business and Society, Sustainable Development, Integrated Development, Education, Corporate Sustainability, Government Relations, and Advocacy. She has served as the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, State Department for Industrialization, and State Department of East African Affairs. She has also served as the Chief Executive of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers for 11 years (between June 2004–July 2015), Chief Executive of the Institute of Economic Affairs in Kenya (IEA) for 6 years (1997 – 2003)