Hon. Ruth Mutua, (PhD) is a clinician holding PhD in Public Health from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). She also has Masters in Community Health and Development, an advanced Diploma in Public Health and a Diploma in Clinical and Surgery with a specialty in pediatrics.
She has served in the Ministry of health for over 20 years as a Clinical Officer in charge of various health facilities. Before joining Machakos County Government she was working at Afya house dealing with capacity building and research for national community workforce.
Since 2013, she has served at various departments in Machakos County Government in the capacity of a County Executive Committee Member (CECM). The departments include; Education, Youth and Social Welfare, Lands & Urban development, Agriculture, Water & Irrigation, Health & Emergency Services and currently in Tourism, Culture, Youth & Sports.
Her overall mission:
Socially and economically empowered community in Machakos County