Experienced policy specialist with demonstrated history of working in the government administration. skilled in program development and implementation, policy analysis and food security
He joined the State Department for Co-operatives in 2017 as Senior Deputy Commissioner and was deployed as head of the Co-operative Finance and Marketing Division. A major achievement in this position is streamlining of co-operative non-remittances, development of an updated data base for co-operatives and formulation of the Coffee Revitalization Action Plan. He was called to act as Commissioner for Co-operatives from March – August 2019. During his stint as Ag. Commissioner he foresaw the formulation of the National Cooperative Policy 2019, Coffee Revolving Fund Regulations among others. He is currently deployed as head of the division of Policy and Capacity Building.
Mr Ityeng has over thirty years’ experience in public service; having risen in rank to the level of a Senior Assistant Director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries where he was responsible for formulation of food security policies, assessment reports and programs. He led the Kenya livestock team of officers in carrying out post disaster needs assessment for the drought disaster of 2005-2011. From this report government formulated several drought resilience programs including the World Bank supported Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project where he was the Project Team leader from 2012-2017
Mr. Ityeng holds an honor’s degree in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi, a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, and a diploma in Contemporary Public Administration and Management from Galilee Institute of Management, Israel. He has attended several management courses at Kenya School of Government. He is a member of the Animal Production Society of Kenya and the Kenya Society of Professional Co-operators.