Phyllis Kandie is a Kenyan who was nominated by President Uhuru Kenyatta as Cabinet Secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism on 25 April 2013.
Kandie was born in Eldama Ravine, Baringo County, in 1986.
Phyllis Kandie’s real full name is Phyllis Jepkosgei Kipkingor Kandie
Phyllis Kandie joined St. Mary’s University, Canada for her undergraduate where she attained a B.Com (Economics) Degree. She then proceeded to Middlesex University, United Kingdom in 1991 and Durham University, UK for her MBA and further training.
Phyllis Kandie is married to Ambassador Julius Kandie
Kandie is blessed with two children, Lawrence and Simon.
Kandie is an investment banker and is currently engaged as a Director, Investment Advisory Services at Standard Investment Bank. She has also served as a regulator within the Capital Markets, energy and agricultural sector. Previously, she was a Business Advisory Consultant for the SME sector having consulted for the World Bank and European Union. She has served in several Boards including the Kenya Revenue Authority.