Senior Management

Mr. George Njao, Director General

He is responsible for the implementation of the policies, programmes and objectives of the Authority. Mr. Njao has over 15 years’ experience in the transport sector specifically in safety management which presents a great opportunity for the Authority.  He holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Missouri State University, USA.

Eng. Gerard Wangai, Director-Motor Vehicle Inspection

Engineer Wangai is the Director of Motor vehicle inspection and the Chief Superintendent Engineer overseeing the operations of the department. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Nairobi and has vast experience spanning over 28 years in the Public Service. Being a member of professional bodies- the Institution of Engineers of Kenya and Engineers Registration of Board Mr Wangai has attended numerous trainings and seminars.

Mr. Christopher Kinyua Wanjau, Director Registration & Licensing

Mr Wanjau is the Director Registration and Licensing thus responsible for registration and licensing of motor vehicles, regulation of public service vehicles, and oversight of training, testing and licensing of drivers in the country. A long time public administrator with more than 15 years’ experience, Mr Wanjau took over from Ms Jacqueline Githinji. Prior to joining the Authority, Wanjau was the Manager Thika Municipality in Kiambu County. Before this, he was a Principal Administrative Officer in Kiambu County Government where he oversaw the planning and coordination of affairs. Having worked in both in County and National Governments as a District Officer 1, District Commissioner and Deputy County Commissioner, he brings in a wealth of experience in management and customer service. He has a degree in Political Science and Public Administration coupled with two Masters in Public Administration from Moi University and Business Administration Strategic Management from Catholic University and a Phd in strategic management candindate at Karatina University. He has done several professional, management and leadership courses and trainings including Public Administration and also Information Management System, IMIS (UK). He is a member of Institute of Management Information Systems (UK).

Ms. Dido Guyatu, Deputy Director Corporate Affairs and Communications

Ms Dido Guyatu is in charge of Corporate Communications holds a Master of Arts degree in Corporate Communication from Daystar University with a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Communications from the Presbyterian University of East Africa. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (Public Relations) from Daystar University. Dido  has attended several trainings relating to the corporate communications and management in various institutions including the Management School, London and Kenya School of Government

Nashon Kondiwa, Deputy Director ICT & Innovation

With more than 15 years’ experience in the Information and Communication Technology Industry, Odhiambo Kondiwa believes in the power of ICT to transform the way business is done and improve service delivery to the citizen. Kondiwa joined NTSA in 2018 as Manager ICT Projects and has been instrumental in digital transformation of the Authority services. Before joining National Transport and Safety Authority, Kondiwa worked in private sector where he held numerous positions

He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from ESIE France, Master of Technology Degree in Electronic Engineering from Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa and Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from Maseno University. A Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification holder, Kondiwa is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI). Kondiwa is currently PhD student in Data Science at Technical University of Malaysia

Mr Wycliffe Wasike, Deputy Director, Finance.

Wasike has a solid background in Financial Management, Budget and Human Capital Management. He has several years’ experience both in private and public sector after working in leading institutions including Salaries and Remuneration Commission where he was the director in charge of finance and remuneration. He has also had a stint at the Kenya Investment Authority, Kenya Revenue Authority and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology. Being a PhD candidate at the Nairobi University’s School of Business, Wasike is a member of several professional bodies including ICPAK and ICPSK.

Mr. Shem Shalakha, Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management

Shem who has risen through the ranks from a senior officer to manager then the deputy director. He is a skilled and experienced procurement professional with over 12 years’ experience in public procurement and private sector. Shem holds Bachelor’s in Procurement and Supplies Management from JKUAT coupled with Master Degree in Business Administration with a bias in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from the University of Nairobi. He is knowledgeable and experienced in the following procurement functions; Procurement Policy and Procedures, Procurement planning, procurement of services/goods/works. Shem who has had a number of training previously worked for Kenya Revenue Authority and Kenya Vision 2030 as a senior officer and officer respectively.

Mr. Wilson Tuigong, Deputy Director and Head of Safety Compliance, Driver and Testing

For Mr Tuigong, his passion is seeing to it that a client leaves the Authority with a smile. With more than 15 years’ experience in public service, he believes that the customer is core. Before joining National Transport and Safety Authority in 2017, he had previously worked for Mombasa Water Supply and Sanitation Limited where he was a general manager in charge of development and customer service. Previously he worked for Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company where he headed the Commercial Services unit. Mr Tuigong started off his career in the military where for 12 years he was in various departments including Accounts and Auditing, Research & Development and Training Services where he rose to various ranks. He holds two Master degrees- Master in Finance from Kenyatta University and Master of Arts in Economics from Moi University. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Financial Economics. The CPA(K) holder and member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and other professional bodies has undergone numerous training in senior management and leadership and corporate governance.

Mr. Cosmas Ngeso Jagongo, Deputy Director and Head of Licensing

A resourceful and initiative driven person with over 25 years of experience in management in the Public Sector particularly the Transport Industry. His key competency areas include Administration, Public Policy Formulation and Implementation, Leadership, Governance and Law. Mr Ngeso played a key role in the establishment of the Authority having held a number of senior portfolios amongst them the Head of Secretariat of the National Road Safety Council between 2010 and 2014 and also the Transport and Licensing Board (TLB), Ministry of Transport and Communication and also Ministry of Labour. Mr Ngeso holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nairobi and also a degree of Law from the same university. He has a post graduate diploma in Law coupled with a Master degree in Law from the University of Nairobi. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Leadership and Governance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT)