Mr. Micah Pkopus Powon is currently the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State Department for Devolution.
A position he was appointed in April 2017. He holds Master of Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Egerton University and University of Nairobi respectively.
Prior to his current appointment Mr Powon was the Principal Secretary Correctional Services where he is credited with instituting numerous reforms in the prison institutions. Mr. Powon also served as the CEO Cotton Development Authority (CODA) for 4years, Director Kenya National Standard Council for 1 year, Center Director KARI Matuga for 2 years and as a Research Scientist for 12 years. He was in the forefront in developing policy frameworks for Agriculture sector in Kenya