Dr. Kevit Desai is the Principal Secretary in the State Department of Vocational and Technical Training (VTT), He holds a master’s and Doctorate in Robotics Control Systems Engineering from Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT), Tokyo, Japan; and an undergraduate degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering, form the City University, Japan.

 He has worked as a Task Force Member of the former Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, where he was involved in the development of the Universities Act; Science and Technology Act; and Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Act all of which have been passed by Parliament. He is the Chairperson of the Social and Political Pillars Board Committee of Vision 2030. He is championing TVET reforms through linkages with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, government, Private Sector and Academia to promote outcomes of self and gainful employment, in an effort towards transformation of Kenya’s Technical and Vocational Education Training Platform.