The appointment comes following an open competitive recruitment process during which ten qualified candidates were interviewed for the position and Mr. Mutuku emerged as the highest ranked candidate.
Mr. Mutuku has served as the Acting Chief Executive of the Authority since May 1, 2017. Previously he worked on secondment to The National Treasury as the Acting Director Financial and Sectoral Affairs where he was charged with financial sector development and sectoral policy issues.
Prior to his secondment, Mr. Mutuku was the Chief Manager, Research & Development at RBA for over 12 years having previously worked in the Research Department of the Central Bank of Kenya.
The Board of Directors expressed confidence that Mr. Mutuku would be able to deliver on the Authority’s core mandate and in particular would drive the key strategic themes including increasing coverage of the retirement benefits sector to ensure more Kenyans are saving for retirement, ensuring full compliance with the provisions of the Retirement Benefits Act by all schemes and services providers and leveraging on technology to improve service delivery in the retirement benefits industry.