Samuel Kipruto

Samuel is a Senior Analyst/Advisor to the National Information Platform for Food and Nutrition project, an initiative of the European Commission supported by the United Kingdom Department for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to the current appointment, he has been a senior Economist/Statistician at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics with over 25 years’ experience working in the areas of survey designs, data collection, processing and analysis with a strong bias towards nutrition, poverty and inequality. He has wealth of experience in handling large datasets including censuses and large surveys. He holds a Master’s degree in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana, Legon and Bachelor of Science degree from Kenyatta University. He is currently a member of the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research East Africa node working on inequality trends and diagnostic in Kenya, as well as the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty among other projects in Kenya.