Chairman of the Board

Mr. Sammy Nyule Ngumbao holds Bachelor of Education (Arts) from Moi University. He is an outstanding Public Manager with excellent skills in communication, IT and sensitive to integrity at all times.The Chairman is an accomplished Public Administrator who underwent harsh challenges to successfully preside over volatile land matters in key land-sensitive regions of Kenya as a Provincial Administrator. Mr. Nyule is a competent Consultant and a mentor, tenacious in organizational skills, events organization, conflict resolution and public presentations.

Mr. Nyule is a Member of Kenya Institute of Management and trained in Corporate Governance (Kenya Institute of Management), Mwogonzo Code of Corporate Governance (State Corporations Advisory Committee), Advanced Public Administration ( Kenya School of Government) and Leadership Endurance Course (Mt Kenya School of Adventure). He is proficient in Government of Kenya systems, board operations and Corporate Governance under Mwongozo and State Corporations Act.

Before joining Tourism Regulatory Authority as its Founding Chairman where he spearheaded the smooth take off of the new regulator, Mr. Nyule also served Chairman of Board of Directors of Coast Water Services Board (2014).


Director General 

Mr. Lagat previously served as the Director of Tourism at the Ministry of Tourism, Kenya. Mr. Lagat holds MSc. in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He also holds an MBA and Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Nairobi. He has done postgraduate training in the Environmental Management in Moi University and the University of Strathclyde. Prior to joining the Civil Service in 2003, he was a Lecturer in Business Management and Marketing, Technology and Management Studies Department (now School of Business and Economics),Moi University. He has extensive experience in policy development, analysis and implementation, with particular focus to tourism and wildlife conservation and management mainly in Kenya and within East African Community.


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Tourism Regulatory Authority,
Utalii House,5th Floor,
Utalii Lane, off Uhuru Highway.
P.O. Box 25357-00100, Nairobi, KENYA
Telephone:+254 0701-444777

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