Amb. Dr. Hukka Wario; CBS, MBS
Dr. Hukka Wario is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Linguistics Science from the University of Reading, UK,a Master’s in Education (M Ed) from the University of Nairobi as well as a Bachelor of Education (B Ed, Arts) from the University of Nairobi. He is a Devolution and Corporate Governance consultant, a Lecturer at Moi University, Researcher, Writer, Editor, and programme supervisor. Currently Dr. Hukka also serves as the Chairman of Garissa University College Council.
Dr. Hukka Wario spear headed the designing of Academic Programmes for the Department of Linguistics in Moi University as well as the formulation and documentation of Kenya’s Foreign Policy and the Strategic Plans of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he headed the Research and Analysis division. He was also part of the committee charged with the drafting of Kenya’s ICT Policy and the HIV/Aids Policy.
He was the Chairman of the Transition Authority Selection Panel.He also served as the Director for National Anti-Corruption Campaign Steering Committee, under the Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs,
Prior to that, Dr. Wario served as a permanent secretary in three ministries that is; the Ministry of State for the Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands, Ministry of the East African Community; where, he facilitated the expansion of the East African Community to include the Republics of Rwanda and Burundi and the fast-tracking of the East African Political Federation; and the Ministry of Home Affairs under the then office of the Vice Presidentwhere he worked together with others and brought about Prison Reforms.
Other positions held in Government include;
Head, Middle East Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of Administration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kenya, Coordinator of the Somali National Reconciliation Conference (SNRC), which was under the stewardship of IGAD, Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary of the Republic of Kenya to the People’s Republic of China, Kenya Representative to the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), High Commissioner, Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary of the Republic of Kenya to the Republics of Zimbabwe and Mozambique and to the Kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland as well as being the Assistant to Kenya’s Special Envoy to Somalia, as Coordinator of the IGAD Somali National Reconciliation Conference (SNRC) steering the Somali Peace Talks .
Dr. Hukka Wario has demonstrable skills in Human Resource Development (HRD), Training of Trainers, Change Management, Results-Based Management, Programme-Based Budgeting, Design and Implementation of Performance Contracts, Designing Citizens’ Service Delivery Charters, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Rapid Results Approach, Performance Appraisal System, Designing Annual Work Plans, Transformative Leadership, Good Governance, Gender Issues, Capacity Building, Training, Budgeting and Procurement, Management, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy Formulation, Social, Systems and Value-for-Money Audit, Social Audit, Lifestyle Audit, Project Design and Implementation and Project Impact Assessment.