Mr. Atula was appointed the Deputy General Manager, Operations and Irrigation Management Services (DGM, O) of the National Irrigation Authority on February 1, 2018. Prior, he sat on the same seat on acting capacity for the period between July 1, 2016 and January 30, 2018. He also adds up as the Ag. Deputy General Manager, Corporate Services following his appointment on August 1, 2019.
He holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from University of Nairobi. Mr Atula is a well accomplished agronomist and manager with experience of over 25 years in scheme, projects and research operations, planning and strategy formulation and implementation, resource mobilization and formulation and execution of irrigation programmes ranging from development to operations. His experience and expertise is valuable in policy formulation and provision of irrigation services.