Nancy Njeri Macharia is the Chief Executive Officer of the Teachers Service Commission. She took over the mantle at the commission back in 2015 for her first term.
Macharia was appointed as the ninth person as TSC boss and became the first woman ever to hold the position.
She holds a Master of Education (Policy and Management) degree from Bristol University, UK and a Bachelor of Education degree in English/Literature from Kenyatta University. She has worked in the education sector for more than 28 years.
Born in 1963, Ms. Macharia has trained both locally and internationally in Corporate Governance, Public Procurement, Policy Formation, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Proactive Management and Business Excellence Models, among others.
She is a member of the Kenya Association of Public Administration Management (KAPAM) and Institute of Directors.
She has played the pivotal role in the Teachers' human resource in the Covid-19 period coordinating the teachers issues with the disruption of the academic calendar.
In July 2020, her tenure was renewed for another term of five years.
She is a member of the Kenya Association of Public Administration Management (KAPAM) and Institute of Directors. She also sits at KNEC as a board member.
In 2014, President Uhuru Kenyatta awarded her the Order of the Grand Warrior for her contributions in the education sector.