Professor Kaimenyi was officially appointed in May 2013 as Cabinet Secretary. On this position, he has executive powers on policy formulation and management of all matters regarding the entire Ministry in Kenya.
He holds a Bachelors of Dental Surgery and a Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and Mangalore University, India respectively. In 1998, he obtained a PhD in Periodontology from the University of Nairobi.
He was appointed as a lecturer, Department of Dental Surgery at the University of Nairobi and promoted through the ranks to the position of Professor. Professor Kaimenyi contributed immensely on policy and management of higher education in the University of Nairobi as Chairman of Department, Dean, School of Dental Sciences and Deputy Vice-Chancellor in-charge of Academic Affairs in the said University. As Cabinet Secretary, he initially joined the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in May, 2013 before his posting in current Ministry of Lands and physical Planning on 27th November, 2015.
In April 2008 he was awarded a Diploma for the 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century. He was entered into WHO’s WHO in the World by MARQUIS WHO’S WHO Publications Board. He has over 60 publications to his credit. He has contributed chapters to two dental textbooks. Professor Kaimenyi has given over 27 invited lectures locally, regionally and internationally. He has presented over 28 papers at conferences and other Professional fora.
The Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning has contributed immensely in membership of the following learned professional bodies;
⦁Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
⦁Commonwealth Dental Association (Past President)
⦁International Association for Dental Research
⦁East and Southern Africa Section of the International Association for Dental Research (Past President)
⦁Kenya Dental Association (Past President)
⦁Meru Professional Association (Past President)
⦁Kenya National Academy of Sciences
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