Benjamin Chesire Cheboi  born on  July 21st 1958 and married to Dr Emmy Chesire is the former CEO Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

  Education Background

  Post Graduate: Holder of masters degree in education, financing education b) Undergraduate: Bachelors degree in maths and chemistry

  1.  Postgraduate: diploma in education & Several course in management of institutions
  2.  Secondary School: (O & A levels) Kabarnet High & Friends School Kamusinga (Best student)
  3.  Primary School: Bartolimo, Pemwai, Eldama Ravine

  Job History

 Governor, Baringo County – August 2022-Date

  1. Chairperson, Agricultural Development Corporation – 2017-2019
  2. CEO: 2000 → 2012 of Higher Education Loans Board EP-RE
  3. Deputy CEO HELB: 1996 →2000 of Higher Education Loans Board

  Key Achievements

  1. Voted best CEO in use of ICT by computer society of Kenya b) Expert in perforce contracting
  2. Member, audit committee of the ministry of education d) Trained director, centre for corporate governance
  3. Member, institute of directors
  4. Trained director by center for corporate governance
  5. President, Association of African Higher Education Financings Authorities (AAHEF)
  6. CEO HELB for 12 years running i) Deputy CEO HELB for 5 years
  7. One of the CEOs mentioned by business daily as a turnaround CEO Transformative leader, increased access, assured equity and created revolving fund and ensured that all categories of students benefit from loans
  8. Rose from senior administrative assistant to deputy registrar at both Kenyatta University and JKUAT
  9. Appointed acting Registrar JKUAT
  10. Among the founders of JKUAT admissions office upon establishment as university
  11. Member several task forces in education including the kamunge task force on reform of education laws, task force on the transformation of Kenya polytechnic into a university
  12. Widely traveled in all continents in the world

 Other Responsibilities & Leadership roles

  1. Commissioner, commission for higher education
  2. Member board of governors of several schools including: Nakuru boys high school; Nakuru girls high school; Maji mazuri girls high school; Baringo High school

The key areas of our economy that I shall address are:

  1. Security
  2. Infrastructure (Road, Transport, Energy, ICT)
  3. Water
  4. Health
  5. Education
  6. Environment


I will develop a robust road-map to enable us achieve a high-participation, highproduction economy.

I will lead from the front, make bold decisions, be committed and accountable to the people. Effective implementation of the plan will put Baringo County on the highway to prosperity

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