Nancy Macharia Biography: Age, Family, Children, Tribe, Career History, & TSC CEO Profile

Incumbent TSC CEO Nancy Macharia is a national figure on matters of education and leadership. Her personal life story resonates well with her professional competence in the Ministry of Education. Let us look even closer at Nancy Macharia’s biography.

The soft spoken Macharia is celebrated for serving fellow teachers with integrity and diligence. As a result, she is getting exceedingly famous.

Nancy Macharia Biography
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Nancy Macharia profile summary

Real namesNancy Macharia
Age61 years
PredecessorMr. Gabriel K. Lengoiboni

Nancy Macharia biography

Macharia from Muranga County is of the Kikuyu ethnic group.

Who is Nancy Macharia? 

Education history

Macharia attended Kahuhia Girls in Murang’a County for her secondary education. She later joined Kenyatta University for a Bachelor’s degree in education Arts, English Literarire, graduated in 1987,

In 2002, Nancy Macharia attained a Master’s degree in Education at Bristol University in the United Kingdom, specializing in management of policy studies.

Macharia career history

On graduating from KU, Macharia worked as an educator for 5 years before receiving a promotion to become a deputy head teacher at Kanderi Girls Secondary.

He later worked as a director of teacher management.

And now, she is the ninth Teachers Service Commission boss, having beaten 69 other applicants in the 2015 succession race.

She has been serving in the post, previously held by Mr. Gabriel K. Lengoiboni for the last 9 years; she is now in her second term. Here is a list of recent TSC executives.

  • 1967 – 1974: Jesse Muhoro
  • 1974 – 1977: James Kamunge
  • 1978 – 1980: Duncan Mwangi
  • 1980 – 1982: Joseph Lijembe
  • 1982 – 1998: Jackson Kang’ali
  • 1998 – 2003: Benjamin Sogomo 
  • 2003 – 2004: James Ongwae
  • 2004 – 2015: Mr. Gabriel K. Lengoiboni

Having worked in the educator sector, Nancy was once an assistant teacher.

She is set to leave office in March 2025, ahead of her retirement in June.

Husband and family background

The highly secretive Nancy Macharia is allegedly married and blessed with lovely kids.

However, not much info is public about her parents, siblings, and close relatives.

Nancy Macharia’s biography highlights one of the most impactful Teachers Service Commission’s most impactful Chief Executive Officers of all time.

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