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economist

Jack Jacob Kisa, Kenyan economist. Recipient Best Economic Theory Student prize Shell BP, 1963. Member American Economic Association, United Kenya Club, Karen Country Club.

Background

Kisa, Jack Jacob was born on June 12, 1937 in Maragoli, Kenya. Son of David Kisa Kihingi and Rasoa Gimoi.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics with honors, University London, 1964. Diploma in international development, York University, 1969. Certified in advanced economics, Economics Institute University Colorado, 1970.

Master of Public Administration in Economic Development, Harvard University, 1971.

Career

Senior economist Ministry of Finance Government of Kenya, Nairobi, 1964-1972, principal economist, 1972-1974. Director world employment program in Africa United Nations, Addis Ababa, 1974-1977. Economist The World Bank, Washington, 1978-1986, senior economist, 1991-1995.

Economic advisor Southern African Development Community, Gaborone, Botswana, 1986-1991. Chairman, managing director Kisa Realtors Ltd., Nairobi, since 1995. Board directors Diamond Trust Bank Kenya.

Board member Tourism Promotion Services, project manager El Nino Emergency Project President' General’ s Office, 1998-1999.

Membership

Member American Economic Association, United Kenya Club, Karen Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, swimming, billiards, reading.

Connections

Married Priscilla Wesa, June 5, 1965. Children: Grace Andia, Katherine Kaleha, Julia Jimoi.

father:
David Kisa Kihingi

mother:
Rasoa Gimoi

spouse:
Priscilla Wesa

child:
Grace Andia Kisa

child:
Katherine Kaleha Kisa

child:
Julia Jimoi Kisa