Mr Githaiga has had a long and distinguished career with Barclays Bank of Kenya. Here, he received extensive senior and general management training, both locally and in the UK. He retired from the bank in 1999, having risen to the positions of Area Director and Alternate Board Director of the bank. Subsequently, he served as the Executive/Corporate Director at NIC Bank (1999-2002), where he set up that bank’s corporate division before being appointed by the Government as the CEO of the Kenya Farmers’ Association (KFA) Ltd for the period 2003 to 2007.
As part of his Community Social Responsibility (CSR), Mr. Githaiga has been the immediate past Chairman (2008-2013) of both the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and the Constituency Roads Committee in Tetu District.
Mr. Githaiga is a post-graduate certificate holder in MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) and Business Mentoring. He is also an alumnus of Strathmore Business School, having focused on Construction Project Management and the Real Estate Executive Programmes.
He is a member of the Kenya Institute of Management and the Institute of Directors, as well as a trustee of both Tangaza Trust (Mobile Pay) and the International University of Professional Studies (IUPS)