Biography Francis Kariuki

I am Currently Commissioner/CEO of the Monopolies and Prices Commission, mandate I have held for the last 3years. I am the technical advisor to the Government of Kenya in regard to competition regulation issues, nationally, regionally and internationally. I hold an Msc. In Economic Regulation and Competition from City University, London and several certificates in Competition regulation from various institutions.

During my tenure, I have headed the process of reviewing the current Kenyan Competition Law and now we have a Competition law that is more modern – The Competition Act, 2010 which shall commence on 1st July, 2011.

I have participated in the formation of Regional Competition Authorities and also, I am a founder member and the current Chairman of the recently launched African Competition Forum.