Ada is a social development expert with over 20 years experience in Government, and development agencies ranging from national to international.
Currently the Director Social and Political Pillars, Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat. She leads on policy and coordination of the Flagship Programmes under the Social and Political Pillars envisioned in Kenyas Development Blue Print The Vision 2030. This is after several years as the Social Development Advisor, UK Dept. for International Development (DFID) in Kenya. She led the DFIDs support on the Social Protection Programme in Kenya, and provided social development technical support to DFIDs Programmes in Kenya.
She also worked in the area of Sustainable Livelihoods, Oxfam GB, Kenya Programme for 5 years where she was responsible for Programme development, policy advocacy with emphasis on trade, land and food security issues. Previous work includes national coordinator for the Committee on Combating Desertification (NCCD); and Senior Labour Officer in the Ministry of Labour and Manpower Development. She has served in key national committees and task forces in strengthening national systems.