Maj. Dr. Gordon Kihalangwa Bio, Career, Age, Education and Net Worth
Maj. Gen (Rtd)Dr. Gordon Kihalangwa is a former military man currently serving as the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Energy. The former soldier also served as the Director of Immigration Services a position he held for four years starting in 2014 until 2018.
After that, he was then appointed as the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Immigration and Citizen Services in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government.
Military people worldwide are considered the most disciplined people judging from the training they receive. Kihalangwa is a pure definition of this as he has perfectly delivered in all the offices he has been assigned to.
Moreover, apart from serving as the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Energy, he is also a member of the Board of Directors of Kenya Power.
Gordon Kihalangwa Age and Place of Birth
Despite his stunning profile in the civil service Kihalangwa has not yet disclosed his actual date of birth. As a Kenyan citizen, he was born in Kenya but details on the county of birth are still unknown.
Kihalangwa is among the few Kenyans who hold a Ph.D. degree, Kihalangwa received most of his education during his military days. During this stint, he studied different courses as well as Strategic Leadership training both locally and internationally.
He’s a product of the National Defence College (K), National Defence College ‘ensp’ (RSA), and Defence Staff College (K). He acquired his Ph.D. and Master’s degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from Washington International University (WIU) in the U.S. On top of that, he holds a Diploma in Strategic Studies and a Diploma in International Studies from the University of Nairobi.
His career began in the early 80s when he joined the Military as a Cadet officer which is among the lowest ranks in Kenya’s military setup. He served in this capacity with due diligence which resulted in to rise in the ranks in the military.
He rose to Major General’s rank before being appointed to serve as the Assistant Chief of General Staff. As an Assistant Chief of General Staff, he was in charge of Personnel and Logistics.
After serving in the military for over three decades, Kihalangwa finally hanged the boots in 2014 as Major General. After his retirement from the army, he moved to the Civil service sector as he was appointed as the Director of Immigration services in 2014.
Kihalangwa served in that capacity for four years handing it over to another person in 2018. After that, he was assigned to another state role, becoming the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Immigration and Citizen Services, in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination.
Additionally, he also served as a Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Defence but for a short stint before he was appointed as the Principal Secretary, of the State Department for Public Works in the Ministry of Transport, Housing, Urban Development, Infrastructure and Public Works in 2019.
In 2021, he left the Ministry of Transport and joined the ministry of Energy as the Principal Secretary, from the State Department for Public Works. In his tenure as the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Energy, Kihalangwa was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Kenya Power and Lighting Company chaired by Vivienne Yeda.
Gordon Kihalangwa Family
Gordon has also managed to keep his family life private and away from the public, but a man of his stature is a family man married with Kids.
Gordon Kihalangwa Salary and Net Worth.
Currently, Gordon is earning from different institutions where he bags an estimated monthly salary of Ksh 1 Million. Speaking of his net worth, Gordon has been working for over four decades and he must have accumulated substantial wealth for himself. His net worth can be estimated to be over Ksh 300 million.