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Joshua Choge

Chairman of the Board of Directors

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.

Henry Rotich

Non Executive Director

Mr Rotich is the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury. Born in 1969, he 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 as an economist. Mr. Rotich has previiously served as 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

Non Executive Director

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.


Hon. Dr. Reginalda Wanyonyi

Non Executive Director

Hon. Dr. Reginalda Wanyonyi was born in March 1960. She joined the KenGen Board in December 2017. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education; Economics and Business Studies from the Kenyatta University. She also holds a Masters and PhD degree in Environmental Studies from Moi University.
Hon Dr. Wanyonyi is a former Women Representative for Bungoma County. She served as a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Environment, Water and Natural Resources as well as the Budget and Appropriations Committee.
She is a seasoned leader with experience working with number of regional and global organizations including: National Environmental Management Agency (NEMA), Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF}, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD}, Sacred Africa, Inter-Christian Fellowship Mission (ICFEM) and also Lugulu Girls High School.


Ziporah Ndegwa

Non Executive Director
Ziporah Ndegwa, born in 1962, holds a Bachelors degree in Law and a diploma in legal practice from the Kenya School of Law. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and Christian Lawyers Fellowship. Mrs. Ndegwa is a practising lawyer since 1988 when she was admitted to the bar.
She has previously served as a state counsel with the Law Reform Commission before entering private practice. Mrs. Ndegwa has been a principal partner in the firm of Maira&Ndegwa Advocates since 1996 where she has engaged in Civil, Commercial and some Criminal Litigation.  




Musa Arusei

Non Executive Director
Musa Arusei born in 1957 holds a Bachelor of Science (Geochemistry) from the University of Nairobi, Master of Science (Geothermal) from the University of Leeds, UK and a Doctor of Philosophy (Geochemistry) from Moi University.Dr.Arusei has also worked as a Geochemist at KenGen and in the Ministry of Energy. 
He is currently the Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Eldoret. Dr.Arusei supervises and marks thesis for doctorate and masters students. He has attended various local and international conferences on research and the geochemistry field. He has also published several research publications and reports on geochemistry and geothermal studies.


Kairu Bachia

Non Executive Director

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

Non Executive Director

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.

Phyllis K. Wakiaga

Non Executive Director

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

Non Executive Director

Born in 1973, Mr Sitati holds a BSc (Mechanical Engineering) from the 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. Previously he served as 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 among other positions.

Humphrey Muhu

Alternate to the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury

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.

William Mbaka

Alternate Director, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum

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.

Mrs. Rebecca Miano, OGW,

Managing Director & CEO

LLB(Hons), Dip in Law KSL, PGDip Comparative Law, CPS (K)
Born in 1966 Mrs. Miano holds a Bachelor of Laws(LLB) degree with Honours, a diploma in Law and a Post-graduate diploma in Comparative Law. She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK). She joined KenGen in 1998 and has worked in various capacities. Until her appointment as Ag. MD & CEO she was the Company Secretary and Legal Affairs Director.
She is responsible for the operational running of the Company to ensure that the mission is achieved and efficacy of the business is optimized. The CEO is accountable for the Company’s actions, security of resources as well as ensuring execution of corporate strategy for long term competitiveness. In addition to representing the management position on the Board, the Managing Director & CEO chairs and supervises the Executive Committee (ExCo) comprising nine divisional directors. Departments (additional direct reports): Internal Audit and Security & Integrity.