Dr. Billow Khalid has wide public service experience spanning 42 years. He has served in the military for 32 years and retired at the rank of Major in 2006. While in the military he served as a diplomat (Military Attache’) in Pakistan for four years. Dr. Khalid has taught in a number of military academies. He also taught in a number of universities as part time lecturer. He was born in Wajir County. He is currently a serving member of Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee in charge of Monitoring and Evaluation; and Assets and Liabilities Thematic Area.
Dr. Khalid holds a PhD degree in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) from the School of Business, University of Nairobi and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the same university. He is a member of Kenya Institute of Management and Certified Public Secretary of Kenya – Chartered Secretaries. He has core competences in strategic management, change management, human resource management, entrepreneurial development, public sector governance and business values and ethics.
Dr. Khalid has interest in cooperative and consultative devolved governance systems in the context of Africa. He has great vision for Kenya.