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Salim Mkala Mvurya profile

He defected from ODM to Jubilee party

Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya (Twitter)

Salim Mkalla Mvurya Occupation

Agribusiness industry, Politics

About Salim Mkala Mvurya

Salim Mvurya Mkala, 43 is the Governor of Kwale County. He was born at Kadzandani Village, Mwatate Location, Kasemeni Division, Kinango District of Kwale County.


He went to Mavirivirini Primary School in 1979 then Mpeketoni Secondary School from 1987 to 1990.

He then proceeded to Egerton University for his first degree and graduated with Bachelors in Agri-Business Management in 1996.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Participation, Power and Social Change from the Institute Of Development Studies, University of Sussex in England, UK.

He also has further certificates in NGO management from MSTDC- Arusha, Tanzania. Mvurya possesses strong leadership and management skills backed by 17 years of development experience.

Salim Mvurya has 17 years of social Development and leadership experience. In the year 2008, he had an opportunity to be the Acting Country Director for Plan International Kenya. Other organizations he has worked for include Aga Khan Foundation and Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development (an institute of Egerton University).


His working experience has enabled him to gain experiences in staff management, program management, resource mobilization and fundraising, operational management, financial management as well as influencing policy at local, national and international level.

Over the years he has designed and implemented development programs in Education, Health, Livelihoods, Child Protection and Democratic Governance centered on citizens participation in decision making processes and policy advocacy.

Some of the programs he implemented were funded by DFID, USAID, Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Netherlands and Finland, and NORAD, Norway.

Salim Mkalla Mvurya Biography

Birth Name:  Salim Mkalla Mvurya


Birth Date:     21st July, 1970

Home Town:  Mwatate, Kenya.

Relationship:  Married

Salim Mkalla Mvurya Affiliation

Mr Mvurya is affiliated to Jubilee party after decamping from ODM


2013 election results

Simeon Mwero Mkalla – 22,262 (UDF).


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