Commissioner Silas Kinoti Muriithi boasts the Presidential Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) award. He holds a Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning (Planning), a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Surveying and Photogrammetry, both from the University of Nairobi. He has a Post Graduate Certificate in Surveying and Mapping from Geographical Survey Institute in Tsukuba, Japan. He has extensive experience spanning over 25 years, on all types of surveying and mapping by use of total stations, GPS, remote sensing (aerial photography/satellite imagery) as well as GIS operations and planning and surveying and mapping of settlement programmes. Commissioner Kinoti previously served as a Director in the Interim Independent Boundaries Review Commission (IIBRC).
He is a member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) and Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP) among other professional bodies. He has served as a Director of the Kenya Roads Board among other boards. While he engaged in both the public and private sector, he has worked in virtually all corners of the Republic of Kenya and in the East African Region. He joins the National Land Commission bringing on board a wealth of experience.