Company Secretary & General Manager Legal Services

Lydia Sitienei is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Commissioner for Oaths, a Certified Secretary and Governance Auditor with demonstrated knowledge and over 15 years of professional experience in the practice of corporate and commercial law within the Financial Services, Real Estate, Insurance, Pensions and Energy Sectors.

Ms. Sitienei joined KETRACO in August 2017 as Manager Legal Services (Commercial, Compliance & Secretariat) and was appointed as Acting Company Secretary & General Manager Legal Services in November 2020. Prior to joining KETRACO, she worked at the CPF Group of Companies & LAPTRUST as the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary. She also served as a Standing Committee member of the East and Central Africa Social Security Association (ACASSA) and an expert for the East African Community (EAC) on EAC Pensions and Insurance Sectors Integration.

She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy & Management from Strathmore University Business School (SBS), Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Buckingham (UK), Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is a Certified Secretary (CS-K). She has also trained at the New York University (NYU) Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICS), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CiArb) – Kenya Branch, East Africa Law Society (EALS) and Institute of Directors (IOD-K)