Paul Samoei is Head of Research and Development at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and is currently Acting Director of the Statistical Coordination and Methods Directorate in the Bureau. He is a PhD student at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He holds a Master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Nairobi and a degree in Statistics from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. His field of expertise include research, poverty and inequality. Paul has conducted research work on poverty and inequality with the World Bank.