Board of Directors
Mr. Eliazar Ochieng Ocholla, Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. Eliazar Ochieng Ocholla was born in 1948. He has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (accounting option). He has experience spanning over 28 years in private sector management, having worked in senior positions in multinational corporation, including Kenya Swiss Chemical Limited (CIBA GEIGY Group).
Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge, MBA, B.Sc. ( Eng.) R. Consulting Eng., Chartered Eng., MIET, FIEK - Managing Director
Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge was born in 1958 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Master of Business Administration with a major in Strategic Management. He has over 26 years experience in engineering and management. Mr. Njoroge is a Chartered Electrical Engineer, a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, UK, a Registered Consulting Engineer, and is also a Fellow of Engineer of Kenya. He joined the Company in 1980.
Mr. Patrick M Nyoike (CBS), BSc (Econ.), B.Phil (Math.)
Mr. Patrick Nyoike, is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy. He was born in 1947, and he joined the Board of Directors of the Company in 2003. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and economics and has over 30 years experience in economics and public service. As the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Nyoike is a director of the other state corporations within the Ministry of Energy, namely, Kenya Pipeline Company Limited, Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited, Kenya National Oil Corporation, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited, Ewaso Ng’iro North Development Authority, Ewaso Ng’iro South Development Authority, Rural Electrification Authority, Geothermal Development Company Limited and Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited.
Mr. Joseph Kinyua, BSc (Econ), MA (Econ)
Mr. Joseph Kinyua, who was born in 1951, is the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury. He has both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Economics. Mr. Kinyua has wide experience in financial and public sector management, having worked in senior positions with the International Monetary Fund, the Central Bank of Kenya and in Government.
Fatuma Hirsi Mohamed
Dr. Theodorah Mallah-Kilukumi
Dr. Theodorah Mallah-Kilukumi was born in 1965 and holds a Bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery. She has wide experience in medical health practice and community leadership. She joined the Board of Directors of the Company in October 2007. She is also a director of Elasticity Properties Limited and Dee Properties Limited.
Mr. Jacob Kabutu Mwirigi
Mr. Jacob Kabutu Mwirigi was born on 20th August 1945. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics. He is in private practice in the insurance and oil industries. He was a co-proprietor of Kabage & Mwirigi Insurance Brokers, prior to which he worked with the East African Community, KPLC and the American Life Insurance Companies.
Eng. Patrick E. O. Obath
Eng. Patrick Obath holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in the oil industry with the Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited, and with Shell and BP. He is currently the Chairman of FKE and recently retired as the Supply and Distribution Special Projects Manager, Shell Oil Products, Africa.
Mr. Joseph Kariuki MA (Econ.) – Alternate Director to Mr. Joseph Kinyua
Mr. Joseph Kariuki was born in 1963. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics. He has wide experience in public sector management, having worked for more than 20 years in various senior positions in Government. He joined the Board in June 2009 as an alternate director to Mr. Kinyua, and is also a director in the Geothermal Development Company Limited and Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Services.