The Directorate is headed by a Principal Administrative Secretary, reporting to the Principal Secretary. It is organized into thirteen (13) specialized functions offering common shared services. The common shared services of the National Treasury consistof functions that are not core to the National Treasury but offer critical support services to the National Treasury. The functions include:

  • Accounting,
  • Finance,
  • Human Resource Management,
  • Human Resource Development,
  • Central Planning and Project Monitoring,
  • Supply Chain Management,
  • Legal,
  • Public Relations,
  • General Administration,
  • Records Management;
  • Internal Audit;
  • I.C.T
  • Group Personal Accident.

The Directorate is headed by a Director General, reporting to the Principal Secretary. It is organized into the following three (3) Technical Departments each headed by a Director:

  • Resource Mobilization (Front Office),
  • Debt Policy, Strategy and Risk Management (Middle Office)
  • Debt Recording and Settlement (Back Office).

 The Directorate undertakes the following functions:

  • Management of public debt;
  • Manage the level and composition of national and county public debt, national government and county governments contingent guarantees and other financial obligations of national government and develop a framework for sustainable debt levels;
  • Mobilize domestic and external resources for financing national and county budgetary requirements;
  • Undertake bilateral and multilateral negotiations relating to grants and loans;
  • Educate and update investors about the economic performance of the Government to achieve increased demand for the Government’s local and international debt securities;
  • Develop and execute the global investor relations programme that accurately reflects the Government of Kenya investment climate;
  • Lead the development of strategy, operating plans, budget, and execution of the investor relations program that may include among others facilitating two-way communication channels with investors and rating agencies through e-mails, conference calls, and the investor relations website;
  • Briefing senior policymakers about market feedback and concerns, overall market sentiment with respect to asset class and general global environment, and anticipated market reactions to policy changes under consideration;
  • Disseminate relevant macroeconomic data and policy information to market participants and answer questions about the data, information, and other related issues;
  • Coordinate access of data and information from various official institutions and develop a network of officers in various government agencies and the Central Bank who can answer investor queries and coordinate access of market participants to senior policymakers;
  • Undertake research on public debt management to inform policy.