Dr. Peter M. Mathuki is the current Secretary General of the East African Community. He was appointed with effect from 25th April 2021. Before his appointment to the EAC, Dr. Mathuki was the Executive Director of the East African Business Council (EABC), the regional apex body of Private Sector associations and corporates in the East Africa. Dr. Mathuki was actively involved in the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area and was part of the efforts to establish the African Business Council, “an independent private sector institution of the African Union”. Dr. Peter M. Mathuki holds an MBA and PhD in Strategic Management & Regional Integration from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He also sits on the board of Kenya Investment Authority, based in Nairobi and the Inter-University Council for East Africa, based in Kampala. He is also a member of the Kenya Institute of Management.