John Wambugu, MBS


Mr. Wambugu holds a Masters degree in Business Administration Finance Option and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Economics from the University of Nairobi.

He has attended several financial management, strategic leadership and governance courses including paramilitary training during his tenure as a former provincial administrator.

Mr. Wambugu joined the National Police Service Commission in March 17th, 2021 as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance, Administration, Planning and Support Services.

He has over 37 years experience in the public service having served as a District Officer in Western, Nairobi, Central, Coast, Nyanza, and North Eastern regions. He also served as a Senior Assistant Secretary in charge of refugee affairs at the Thika Reception Centre for Refugees before being promoted to Under Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. He was later deployed to the Cabinet Office in the Office of the President and redesignated as a Principal Finance Officer.

Before joining the Commission, he worked at the National Police Service as the Chief Finance Officer from 2002 to 2017. He brings to the Commission a wealth of experience in the areas of Public Financial Management, Police operations, leadership,

Public administration, budget planning and implementation and Commission support in fostering of relations with key stakeholders such as the National Treasury, Parliament, the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government (MICNG) and the Donor community.

He is a strong believer in utilization of scarce public resources in generating maximum public value, mentoring and coaching upcoming young employees.

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