Mr. Joseph Mutuku Mbeva is the Alternate Director to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives. Mr. Mbeva has served as a Civil Servant for the last 24 years. He joined the service as Patent Examiner in the then Kenya Industrial Property Office (KIPO) and has since changed Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI). He gradually rose to the rank of Chief Patent Examiner. .
Mr. Mbeva was promoted to the Post of Assistant Director of Industries in 2010 and has been working in the Department of Micro and Small Industries. He was appointed to Ag. Director, Department of Micro and Small Industries. He is currently serving in the same capacity in Department of County Industrial Support.
He holds Master of Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce Law Center (USA) and Bachelor of Science from the University of Nairobi (UoN).