Mr. Joe R. Okudo, is the Principal Secretary of the State Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife. Mr. Okudo has vast working experience in various sectors including Government and Private Industry Sectors.
He was also the Principal Secretary for Sports responsible for Arts and Culture in Kenya. He previously worked with the Danish Embassy in Kenya (DANIDA) from 2002 – 2014, where he held several senior positions in the Private and Industry Sectors; in addition to being responsible for DANIDA in the Business, Advocacy Fund and the Climate Innovation Centre.
He also sat in the Programme Investment Committee (PIC), the highest decision-making organ within the Trade Mark East Africa group.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nairobi and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Copenhagen Business School/Inoorero University
The PS, Tourism (or her alternate) sits on the Board Marketing Committee as well as the Board Finance and Establishment Committee. The Board alternate for the PS, Tourism is Said Athman