Ms. Josephta O. Mukobe holds a MSc. from Manchester University (UK) and a BA (Hons) Humanities and Social Science from the University of Nairobi. She has a public service career spanning for over twenty-five years. She joined the Civil Service in 1986 as a Personnel Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs and National Heritage and rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Director Human Resource Management. In July 2013, she was appointed as the Principal Secretary / Coordination of National Government where she was in0charge of the Kenya Prisons Service, Probation, and Betting Control & Licensing Board.
She has also served as the PS for State Department of Special Programmes. She is currently the PS for the State Department of Heritage under the Ministry of Sports and Heritage.
Ms. Mukobe who is a person living with disability has founded and is a member of several disability organizations which include UDPK, Women Challenged to Challenge, etc. She has also represented the Country Internationally on Disability issues.