George Natembeya Biography: Age, Career, Education and Resignation

January 12, 2022

George Natembeya is a Rift Valley Regional Commissioner who has recently started hitting headlines as a result of his area of jurisdiction being soiled with deadly violence.

George Natembeya Biography
George Natembeya

This article is about George Natembeya, the youngest Regional Commissioner in Kenya. It contains his biography; age, career, education, and everything else we know about him.

Before we continue, here's a quick profile of George Natembeya.

George Natembeya Profile

Full Name: George Natembeya

Age: 48

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Arts and Master's Degree in Anthropology.

Education: University of Nairobi

Occupation: Regional Commissioner

Nationality: Kenyan

Net Worth: Unavailable

Who is George Natembeya?

George Natembeya is the young Rift Valley Regional Commissioner who doubles as the youngest regional commissioner in Kenya.

Early Life

There is no information on this section concerning George Natembeya yet. However, we promise to update the section when information about George Natembeya has been disclosed.


George Natembeya studied at the University of Nairobi where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Arts in 1995 and his Master's Degree in Anthropology in 1999.

Personal Life

So much information about George Natembeya is yet to be disclosed, however, we know that George is 48 years old and the youngest regional commissioner in Kenya.

He is a human rights activist who strictly fought against Female Genital Mutilation in 2003 while he served as the District Officer in Murot, Narok County 

Also, he is the father of three children, two of whom are already pursuing their tertiary education, and the other is still in high school.

George Natembeya Career

George Natembeya started his administrative role as a Personal Assistant (PA) to the late Minister for Security, John Michuki.

In an interview with People Daily Publication, George affirmed that “Everything I know, I learned from John Michuki," when he was asked if he picked qualities from the latter's leadership styles.

Four years later, he was promoted to a District Officer in 2003 and later, to a District Commissioner in Murang'a.

Being the District Officer, he was tasked with the role of repressing the Mungiki gang that was bullying and terrifying the citizens of the country and the suppression was effective.

In 2016, George Natembeya received an appointment by the Jubilee government as a commissioner in Isiolo and then he was transferred to Narok.

He worked to protect the water towers of Mau while working in South Rift. However, great conflict and discord began to rise from a section of Rift Valley politicians and he worked to evict more than 10,000 settlers successfully. This amassed him friends and enemies in equal amounts. 

He received a promotion to the position of Rift Valley Regional Commissioner in June 2019, replacing Chimwaga Mwongo. This is the position he currently holds as the youngest regions commissioner in Kenya.

However, George Natembeya has indicated an interest in resigning to become the second governor of Trans-Nzoia county, a position that will help him square out with his rivals in the likes of kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa.

George Natembeya Net Worth

George Natembeya's net worth is not disclosed to the public yet. We will update this section when we receive the information.

Latest News on George Natembeya

On Wednesday January 12th, 2022, George Natembeya resigned as Rift Valley Regional Commissioner to seek the Trans Nzoia governor's seat.

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