Joshua Choge, Chairman of KenGen Board of Directors, born in 1958, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Statistics. He is a trained accountant from Strathmore College and has been trained by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply UK on Procurement Management. Mr. Choge is an executive with over fifteen years’ experience in the public sector in various positions including the Purchasing Manager and also the Deputy Chief Internal Auditor at East African Portland Cement.
Mr. Choge is fully conversant with corporate governance matters having attended the critically acclaimed Corporate Governance Training for Directors training course organised by the Centre for Corporate Governance. He has served as a Director at Agricultural Finance Corporation where he was the immediate former Deputy Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Finance and Business Committee of the Board.
He is also an experienced businessman and a board member of several schools upcountry. He is also the Chairman of the Board of African Inland Church Kapsabet Bible College in Nandi County. Currently, Mr. Choge is the CEO of Talent Foundation International (TFI), a non-governmental organization that targets to identify and develop talent among needy children.
Albert Mugo, born in 1958 holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters of Business Administration in Strategic Management, both from University of Nairobi. In 2012, he also completed the Advanced Management Programme from Strathmore University. He is a registered Professional Engineer with Engineer’s Registration Board and a member of Institution of Engineers of Kenya. Until his current appointment, he was the Business Development and Strategy Director at KenGen.
He has worked in Energy Sector for over 30 years. He started his career as a graduate electrical engineer in Kenya Pipeline Company, before moving to The Kenya Power & Lighting Company (then East African Power & Lighting Company) where he worked as a protection engineer in various stations including 7 Forks hydro complex. He then become a planner in the electricity sector in Kenya and Eastern Africa involved power demand forecasting, carrying out studies for prospective power generating and transmission projects as well as development of power generation and transmission lines. He has experience in electricity tariff formulation and has been involved in development of private power projects. In 2008, he was appointed the Business Development and Strategy Director in Kenya Electricity Generating Company Ltd (KenGen) where he has been in charge of planning for growth of the Company as well as implementation of power generating projects with major emphasis on geothermal development, among other generating resources. Since joining KenGen he has lead the teams developing power projects that include 120MW Kipevu III, 280MW Olkaria, among others. In addition, he has been leading the geothermal resource development team that is exploring and developing steam for the additional 560MW geothermal.
Henry Rotich is the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury, born in 1969, holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (First Class Honours), both from University of Nairobi. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University.
Prior to his appointment as Cabinet Secretary, he was the Head of Macroeconomics at the Treasury, Ministry of Finance since March 2006. Under this capacity he was involved in formulation of macroeconomic policies that ensured an affordable and sustainable path of public spending aimed at achieving the Government’s development priorities. In addition, he was also involved in preparation of key budget documents including the Budget Statements, as well as providing strategic coordination of structural reforms in the area of fiscal and financial sector.
Prior to joining the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Rotich worked at the Research Department of the Central Bank of Kenya since 1994. Between 2001-2004, he was attached to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) local office in Nairobi to work as an economist. Mr. Rotich was also a Director on several Boards of State Corporations, including: Insurance Regulatory Board; Industrial Development Bank; Communication Commission of Kenya; and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
Joseph Njoroge, the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, born in 1958, holds a First Class Honours degree in Electrical Engineering and Master of Business Administration with a major in strategic management. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer, a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK, a
Registered Consulting Engineer, and is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. He joined Kenya Power in 1980 and rose through the ranks to become Managing Director from June 2007 until his current appointment. Eng. Njoroge is a distinguished electrical engineer with a career spanning over three decades and has wide experience in power engineering and management.
Dorcas Kombo, born in 1954, is a Fellow, Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, an Associate of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. She is currently a Management Consultant and has extensive experience in restructuring both public and private organizations across Africa. She is a director of Metis Consulting Limited.
Kairu Bachia born in 1959 holds a Bachelor of Arts in Building Economics from the University of Nairobi, and has attended the OMP & Master Negotiator Programs at Strathmore Business School. He is a Corporate member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya and Architectural Association of Kenya; a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors.
Mr. Bachia is currently the Director of MIP Project Management Limited and Masterbill Integrated Projects. He has previously worked as a Quantity Surveyor at YMR Partnership and Ministry of Public Works.
He has previously been a Chairman of the Architectural Association of Kenya, Council Member of the Management of the Professional Centre for the Association of Professional Societies of East Africa and an Ethics & Practice Committee Member of the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors.
Maurice Nduranu born in 1974 holds a BSc (Business Administration-concentration in Finance, Real Estate and Law) magna cum laude from California State Polytechnic University and Master of Financial Engineering from University of California Berkeley.
He’s presently the Principal(director & shareholder) of Black Gold Investments Ltd, a bespoke transaction advisory for private equity funding. He has previously engaged in financial transaction advisory work in an individual capacity, has been the East Africa Portfolio Manager at Acumen Fund and Property & Fixed Income Portfolio Manager–African Alliance Kenya Management Company amongst other positions.
Mrs. Phyllis Kemunto Wakiaga
Born in 1981, Mrs Wakiaga holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Nairobi, Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law, Masters in Business Administration from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Masters in International Trade and Investment Law from University of Nairobi.
She also holds a Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management from the Institute of Human Resource Management. She is an advocate and member of Law Society of Kenya. She is also an associate member of the Institute of Human Resource Management. She has also attended various professional legal, leadership and strategy training programs.
Presently, the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Association of Manufacturers. She is a member of the Governing Council of the Management University of Africa and also the United Nations Global Compact Network Representative in Kenya.
Joseph Sitati born in 1973 holds a BSc (Mechanical Engineering) from University of Nairobi. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor. He has attended various professional development training programs.
He is presently the Chief Finance and Administration Officer at Deacons Limited Nairobi. He has previously been the Commercial Finance Manager-Central East & West Africa Business Unit at CocaCola Company Nairobi. Group Finance Director at Old Mutual Group Nairobi and Finance Manager at Shell BP Kenya Limited amongst other positions.
Humphrey Muhu, born in 1964, holds a BSc (Mathematics & Statistics) from Kenyatta University, B Phil (Economics) degree from the University of Nairobi, MA in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a Diploma in Financial Management from KCA University. He is the alternate director to the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury. Mr. Muhu is an Economist with 20 years’ experience in various government ministries and departments.
Mr Mbaka who was born in 1962 holds a Bachelor of Education (Business Studies) from Kenyatta University and Master of Business Administration from Birmingham University, UK. He is an Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA). He has attended several courses on leadership, public policy management, financial management and leadership at various institutions both locally and abroad.
He is the alternate director to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MOEP) and is currently the Chief Finance Officer at MOEP. Mr Mbaka has over 20 years’ experience in financial management in the Government of Kenya.