Dr.Irene Koech Asienga has over 15 years’ experience in research, teaching and administration.

Prior to joining the Commission on Revenue Allocation, Dr.Asienga worked as a Senior Lecturer and Director of Kabarak University, Nairobi Campus. Under this capacity, she was responsible for mentoring, teaching, grading and supervising students. She was also involved in preparation and implementation of the campus strategic plan, coordination of academic programs, supervision of teaching and non-teaching staff, academic advising, marketing the campus programs, drawing up annual reports for the campus and preparation of annual estimates of income and expenditure. She is a former Dean, Business School and Head of Commerce Department at the same university.

She holds a doctorate degree in Economics from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK; a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Malawi and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Nairobi.

She has interests in environmental, agricultural and development economics and has published widely in peer-reviewed journals.