Prof. Philip M. Kutima is the Deputy Governor of County Government of Kakamega. He has an MSc and PhD in Science. His academic career spans more than 22 years. He has taught at Egerton University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology. His most recent position was as the Deputy Executive Director with African Institute for Capacity Development from 2009 to February 2013. He has extensive experience in capacity development in the East and Central Africa region. During his work at AICAD, he worked with organizations such as the World Bank Institute, European Union, JICA, CIDA, and WAITRO.