Polycarp Igathe Biography, Career, Politics, Family, Education and Net Worth

Polycarp Igathe is a veteran Kenyan corporate executive, business tycoon, and a well-known politician. Currently, he works with Equity Group Holdings Plc serving as the Group’s Chief Commercial Officer.

Prior to his current position, Igathe had worked in high-profile positions on big companies in Kenya including Vivo Energy Africa. The tycoon had also worked with Equity before he resigned and comeback later.

In 2017, Mike Mbuvi Sonko appointed him as his running mate in the gubernatorial race. The duo made a perfect leadership couple, few months after clinching the gubernatorial seat Igathe resigned as the Deputy governor citing it was tough working with Mike Mbuvi.

After his resignation, Igathe is now back and ready to serve but this time as the Governor of Nairobi County. Igathe joins the crowded gubernatorial race facing the learned Senator Johnson Sakaja.

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Polycarp Igathe Age and Place of Birth

The intelligent politician was born and raised in Ruiru, Kiambu county on 21st September 1972.

Polycarp Igathe Family

Igathe was not born into a rich family but a rich family came out of him through hard work and determination. Despite coming from an unknown family he has managed to set his name somewhere on the map.

Wife and Kids

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Polycarp is a family man, married to one lovely lady by the name of Catherine Igathe, a Managing Director of AIG Kenya. The two have been blessed with three adorable kids.

Polycarp Igathe Education

He attended the University of Nairobi where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and sociology. In addition, he also has an Advanced Management Program (AMP)from IESE Business school in Spain.

Polycarp Igathe Net Worth

Judging from his work experience, Igathe is a loaded man with an estimated salary of Kes 200 million and above.