Ms. Lesley Khayadi holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Kenyatta university and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Nairobi. She has 14 years of experience working in Local Economic Development, Governance, Public Finance and Service Provision. Her current position is Assistant Director Devolution in the Ministry of Devolution and Semi Arid Areas. Previously she has served as a municipal council town in Ruiru, Mwingi, Vihiga, Bungoma, Webuye and Malaba, and Sub-County Administrator County Government of Kiambu. Ms. Lesley Khayadi is the Alternate of the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Devolution and Semi Arid Areas. She is a member of the Audit and Risk and the Academic, Research and Development Committees.