Board of Directors Profile

Joy Brenda Masinde
Joy Masinde (45 years) is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya of 19 years standing. She is the Executive Director of the East Africa Centre for Law and Justice, EACLJ, a position she has held for the last ten years. Previously, Ms. Mdivo was the Executive Director of The Christian Legal Education Aid and Research, CLEAR Kenya, the Legal Aid branch of the Kenya Christian Lawyers Fellowship. Prior to joining the civil society, Ms. Mdivo worked with the Kenyan Judiciary for six years starting as a District Magistrate, rising through the rank of Senior Resident Magistrate before her resignation from public service. She currently serves on several boards, including the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya, the Kenya Students Christian Fellowship and the Deliverance Church International Council. Ms. Mdivo is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, where she previously served as a Council Member of the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi Branch. She is a member of the Kenya Christian Professional Forum, the Kenya Christian Lawyers Fellowship. She is a Bachelor of Laws graduate from the University of Nairobi and is currently undertaking a Masters of Arts in Leadership from the International Leadership
Dr. Eng. Joseph Siror
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Eng. Joseph Siror was appointed as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer on 2nd May 2023. Prior to his appointment, Dr. Siror was the General Manager in charge of Technical Services (System Operations and Power Management) at the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO). He has experience spanning over 30 years in diverse business portfolios, ranging from telecommunications; income tax and customs; manufacturing, information communication, and technology and energy transmission. Dr. Siror holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University (China) majoring in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of London, a pre-Kenya School of Law certificate from Riara University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Radiation Protection from the University of Nairobi. Dr. Siror is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK). He is also a Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineers in Kenya (IEK).

Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, CBS
Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury & Economic Planning

Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u (62 years) is the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury & Economic Planning. He was appointed to the Cabinet in September 2022. Prior to his appointment, Prof. Ndung’u was serving as the Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). Prof. Ndung’u is an associate professor of economics at the University of Nairobi, and the immediate former Governor, Central Bank of Kenya. He has been a member of the Global Advisory Council of the World Economic Forum, Visiting Fellow of Practice at Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, Director of Training at AERC, Programme specialist at IDRC and Team Leader in Macro-modelling at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis. He holds a PhD in economics from University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a Member of Brookings Africa Growth Initiative, Member of the Advisory Committee of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion and a senior advisor for the UNCDF-based Better Than Cash Alliance.

Mr. Alex Wachira, BSCN
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy.
Mr. Alex Wachira (40 years) was appointed the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, State Department of Energy in December 2022. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Leadership at Pan African Christian University. He has a wealth of experience from the private sector where he worked as an investment banker. He previously worked with Faida Investment Bank where he traded and structured treasury bonds and corporate bonds at the Nairobi Securities Exchange. He has also worked with Dyer & Blair Investment Bank and Genghis Capital limited.
Mr. Wachira was a founding member of the Bonds Market Association as well as a member of the Steering Committee of the Kenya Association of Stock Brokers and Investment Bankers. He has spearheaded community initiatives such as youth mentorship programme and sports tournaments among other similar projects.

Dr. Duncan Ojwang
Dr. Ojwang (43 years) is the Dean, Africa Nazarene University School of Law, a position he has held for the last 6 years. He has had over 10 years’ experience teaching law at the University of Nairobi and Africa Nazarene University (Environmental Law, Law and Development, Human Rights and Constitution Law). He served for two years as the legal adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur for Indigenous People and taught Indigenous Law and policy in the University of Arizona (James Roger’s College of Law). He is a member of the University Management Board and the American Bar Association. He is also the Chief Editor for Law journal.
Dr. Ojwang has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the Indiana University, a Juris Doctor degree from Southern Illinois University Law School, Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Human Rights Law, from Indiana University School of Law and a Doctor of philosophy (SJD) in law and Policy, Human Rights with emphasize on Indigenous People Law from University of Arizona James Rogers College of Law.
Kairo Thuo, LLB (Hons), CPA (K), CPA (T), ACII 
Kairo Thuo is both a lawyer and accountant by profession. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.) from the University of Nairobi and is a CPA-K and CPA-T holder from Strathmore University. He is a consultant and founder partner of Viva Africa Consulting LLP and Viva Africa Consulting Limited. He was previously responsible for establishing and running the Tax Transaction Advisory Group at Deloitte and Touche and was the Director of the unit. He has extensive experience in all areas of legal, finance and taxation including specialized tax service lines in direct and indirect taxation including customs, international tax and transfer pricing in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and other countries in Africa. He has conducted numerous tax and legal training seminars in Kenya and Tanzania and specific tax and legal workshops for various clients in Kenya. He was recognised by KRA in the annual taxpayers’ awards for contribution towards tax education and by the IFC for outstanding tax advice contribution in the Kenya and Uganda Railways concession process. He is forty-six years old and joined the Board on 13th November 2020.

Mr. Humphrey Muhu
Non-Executive Director
Humphrey Muhu holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics & Statistics) from Kenyatta University, Bachelor of Philosophy (Economics) and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a Diploma in Financial Management from KCA University. Mr. Muhu is an Economist with over 30 years’ experience in various government ministries and departments. He is fifty-seven years old and joined the Board on 25th June 2021 as Alternate Director to the Cabinet Secretary, the National Treasury.

Eng. Benson Mwakina, HSC ,
MBA (E); BSc (Elect. Eng.); PE; MIEK, M.AEPEA
Alternate Director to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy

Eng. Benson Mlambo Mwakina, HSC is the Director of Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy and heads the Alternative Energy Technologies Department. He is responsible for policy formulation and promotion of development and utilization of Alternative Energy Technologies which include Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Power, Waste to Energy and Cogeneration Eng. Mwakina is a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineer’s Board of Kenya, a Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya, and a corporate member of the Association of Energy Professionals of East Africa. He has wide experience in public sector management having held various positions over the past thirty-one years since graduation. His career started at Nairobi City Council where he rose from the position of Assistant Engineer II in 1990 to Chief Electrical Engineer in 2004. He then joined the Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development as Principal Superintending Engineer in 2010. In 2014, he joined the Ministry of Energy as Senior Principal Superintending Engineer and was promoted to his current position of Director of Renewable Energy in July, 2017. Eng. Mwakina has trained both locally and internationally on renewable energy technologies, project formulation, feasibility study analysis, environmental impact analysis, contract management, and funding among others. He holds a Master of Energy & Technologies degree from Habin Bin Khalifa University in Qatar, an MBA(E) from JKUAT, and a BSc degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Nairobi. He is fifty-five years old and joined the Board on 19th October, 2021 as an Alternate Director to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy.

Eng. Albert Mugo
Eng. Mugo (65 years) has over 39 years of experience in the energy sector, including 10 years in operations and maintenance of power systems and over 20 years in planning and development of the generation and transmission of electricity supply. From 2008-2017 he held senior positions at Kenya Electricity Generating Company, the largest power producer in Kenya, serving as Managing Director & CEO from 2014 to 2017. As Business Development and Strategy Director, he spearheaded several major projects, including 120 MW Kipevu III power plant in Mombasa and over 370 MW of geothermal capacity development in Olkaria between 2008 and 2013. Previously, he worked at the Kenya Pipeline Company and Kenya Power and Lighting Company for 28 years, where he rose to the position of Chief Engineer in Corporate Planning and later became Power System Development Manager.
Eng. Mugo was a Board member of Rusumo Power Company, Rwanda from 2018 to Dec 2022. He currently serves on the Boards of Stima Sacco and Africa 50.
Eng. Mugo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi. He undertook an Advanced Management Program in Strathmore and has trained in various management and leadership courses including The Effective Director, Corporate Governance, Mwongozo Code of Conduct among others. He is a registered Engineer, member of Institution of Engineers of Kenya and Institute of Directors, Kenya.
Eng. Mugo is a certified professional mediator and qualified Executive Coach. He has passion for leadership and governance as well as Energy development.

Logan Christi Hambrick
Logan Christi Hambrick (42 years) is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School in Washington DC (JD with honors); graduate of Furman University in South Carolina (BA in Political Science, magna cum laude). She holds fifteen years experience in written advocacy, field work and investigations at international and regional tribunals; criminal justice and arbitrations; international humanitarian law, conflicts and elections in West and East Africa; gender policy; start up and management of NGOs and business ventures in multi-cultural and fast-paced environments. She is certified in corporate governance and labor law in Kenya. She is also a proven entrepreneur in the healthcare industry and a skilled trainer in medico-legal ethics and service excellence. She is Knowledgeable about organization change management programs.

Veska Kangogo
Veska Kangogo (46 Years) has over Twenty years working experience in various senior managerial positions with large organisations. She has served the County Government of Nairobi as a County Executive Committee Member, Vice Chairperson and Board Member of the Nairobi City County Public Service Board and in senior management positions at the Local Authorities Provident Fund (LAPFUND). She has also worked with the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC).
She holds a Bachelor of Education degree, Kenyatta University, Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management), Kenya Methodist University and currently undertaking a PHD in leadership and Governance, JKUAT. Veska is a Certified Public Secretary(CPS)K and the holder of a higher diploma in Human Resource Management. She has served as a board member of NSSF and Export Promotion Council.

Imelda Bore LL.B, LL.M, Dip(Law), H.Dip (HR), CPS(K), AMCIArb,
General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary

Imelda Bore is the Secretary to the Board of Directors. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Moi University and Master of Laws (LLM) (Public Finance) from the University of Nairobi. Additionally, she holds a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 15 years, post admission experience, a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public. Imelda joined Kenya Power in November 2008 having previously worked at the State Law Office as a Litigation Counsel. She is an active member of the Law Society of Kenya, a Certified Secretary CPS (K) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She was appointed as Acting Company Secretary in July 2018 and confirmed to the position in December 2019.

board manual and charter exists as reference guides for directors of the Company. Both expound and explain the collective and individual powers, duties, obligations and responsibities of the Directors. They also highlight the requirements of good governance which are necessary to keep the level of standards of the Company up to international practice.