Mr William Nyagaka joined the Central Bank of Kenya in May 1994. He was appointed Director, Financial Markets Department in May 2018. He previously served as Director, Internal Audit. He holds an MBA (Finance), and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and a Certified Public Secretary (CPSK). Mr Nyagaka also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Prior to joining the Central Bank of Kenya, he worked with the Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited as a financial accountant, in addition to with working with KENAO . He has served in various departments in Central bank of Kenya, including Finance, Banking, Financial Markets, Bank Supervision and Deposit Protection Fund Board. He also served, on secondment, at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) during its formative stages.