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Eng. Joseph Njoroge, PS Ministry of Energy and Petroleum

 

Dr. Eng. Joseph Njoroge is the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum. He was the Managing Director of the Company since June 2007 until he was appointed to his current position in May 2013. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree, MBA in Strategic Management and First Class Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering all from University of Nairobi. He is a Registered Consulting Engineer, a Chartered Engineer, a Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (UK) and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya and a trainer in Corporate Governance. He has wide experience in power engineering and management of the power sector, having joined the Company in 1980 and serving in various senior positions prior to his appointment as Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Julius Muia, PS National Treasury

Dr. Julius Muia is the Principal Secretary at The National Treasury. Prior to this, he was the Principal Secretary at the State Department for Planning - The National Treasury and Planning. Before his appointment as PS Planning, he was the Director General, Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat which operated under the Office of the President, Republic of Kenya to facilitate the implementation of Vision 2030. This is Kenya’s long-term policy framework that is premised on making Kenya a globally competitive, rapidly industrializing and upper middle income economy by 2030. Between April 2008 and October 2016, Dr. Muia served as the Secretary, National Economic and Social Council, Office of the President. This is a top advisory government think tank whose flagship project was formulating Vision 2030. An alumnus of the University of Nairobi’s School of Business, Dr Julius Muia graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting; Masters Degree and PhD in Finance from the same university. His professional qualifications include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K); Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K), Associate Kenya Institute of Bankers; Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; and Certified Coach.

 

 

 

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Paul Kihara Kariuki, Attorney General

The Hon. Justice (Rtd)  P. Kihara Kariuki was sworn in 2018, April as the 7th Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya. Previously, He served as President of the Court of Appeal of Kenya from 2013 to 2018. Moreover, he has served as Director of the Judiciary Training Institute, Judge of the High Court of Kenya, and Principal and CEO of the Kenya School of Law. Justice (Rtd) Kihara has led a distinguished legal career, having made noteworthy contributions -in particular, the transformation of the Kenyan courts through the engineering of the blueprints that culminated in the Court of Appeal Bill and the Strategic Plan for the Court of Appeal in Kenya. His legal proficiency also extends to civil, commercial and electoral court divisions of which he has considerable expertise. He is an Honorary Legal Advisor of the Anglican Church of Kenya and holds membership in the Law Society of Kenya, The Commonwealth Lawyers Association, The International Bar Association and the Lawyers International Services Agency USA. Justice (Rtd) Kihara attained his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nairobi and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

 

 

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Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, State Department for University Education

Amb. Simon Nabukwesi has a B.Ed, M. Ed. in Education Planning and Management and MA in International Project Management.  He is a PhD Candidate in International Project Management.  In addition to this, he has a Diploma Level training in Institutional Management at Hiroshima University, Japan and a Pre-university Training at the National Youth Service (1986). With this training, Simon has had a successful career as a High School Teacher, as a Deputy Principal and Principal in a span of twenty years (1989-2009). He has also served as Kenya’s High Commissioner to Canada and Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extra-ordinary to Cuba.  His eleven (11) years of service as a diplomat included being the Director of Foreign Service Institute which he worked to transform into the Foreign Service Academy for training Junior Diplomats, Middle level Diplomats, Senior Diplomats and eight (8) Cohorts of Ambassadors whom he took through induction courses.  The Foreign Service Academy served as a soft power tool for the government by training diplomats and ambassadors from the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa in addition to coordination of scholarships from friendly nations.   This made members of the Association of directors of Foreign Service Academies from the IGAD Region to vote Nabukwesi to be their Chairperson, from 2016 to 2019 when he left the Academy to head Europe and Commonwealth Directorate in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Amb.Nabukwesi was appointed to the position of Principal Secretary, State Department of University Education and Research with effect from 28th February, 2020.  He is optimistic about working with all stakeholders to improve University Education and Research.

 

 

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Mr. Ezra Odhiambo, Chairman Nuclear Power and Energy Agency

 Mr. Ezra Odondi Odhiambo has expertise in strategic planning, business process re-engineering and improvement, change management, project management, telecommunications systems, computer systems, human resource management and design development and implementation of application software. His expertise has been acquired through holding Board positions and undertaking consultancy works such as sugar company operations, financial services, postal services, and telecommunication services among others. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Chemelil Sugar Company. Previously, he has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of National Irrigation Board 2016-2017; Kenya National Bureau of Statistics 2014-2016; Netcom Information System Ltd 1992 to date; BOMAS of Kenya 2004-2007; Kokuro Secondary School 2003-2006. He also served as Chairman, Apex Construction Company Ltd 2013-2017; Executive Committee Member, Information Standards Technology Association (Kenya) 1992-1997. He is a member of Computer Society of Kenya.

 

 

 

 

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Eng. Collins Juma, CEO Nuclear Power and Energy Agency

Eng. Collins Juma is the CEO of Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board. He was a Council Member and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. He is also a registered Consutling Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya and has worked in the energy sector for over 20 years, including stints at Kenya Power and KENGEN. He is currently pursuing a PHD in Operations Management from the University of Nairobi. His in-depth and extensive experience working in the energy sector and being part of the team that pioneered the introduction of nuclear electricity generation in Kenya since 2010 will be critical as Kenya plans to seet up its first nuclear power plant with a capacity of 1000MW by 2027. This is expected to rise to a total of 4000MW by 2035 making nuclear electricity a key component of the country's energy mix and an enabler to realization of vision 2030 through provision of affordable, reliable and clean electricity to all.

 

 

 

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Belinda Kiilu, Alt. to Attorney General - State Law Office

 

 Ms. Belinda Kiilu holds an LLB Degree from the University of Nairobi and a post graduate diploma in Law. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and currently a Principal State Counsel in the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice. She has experience in advising the Government on its transactions, commercial contracts, international agreements, bilateral and multi-lateral treaties and legal instruments. She is also an expert in Public International Law, International Criminal Law, International Cooperation, Energy Law, Water and Environmental Law, Intellectual Property and Nuclear Law.  She is a Member of the Law Society of Kenya.

 

 

 

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Joseph Odhiambo, Alt. to PS State Department for University Education

 

Mr. Joseph Odhiambo holds BSc, Msc. and PhD in Biochemistry. He has worked for International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Tulane University (USA), Maseno University, and Ministry of Education - State Department for University Education and Research. He has over 20 years’ experience in research in Biomedical and Science Technology and Information policy formulation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hon. Josephine Sinyo

Hon. Josephine Sinyo is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She attended the University of Nairobi and The University of Hull in England for LLB and LLM Degrees respectively. She has over 30 years of experience in human rights, policy development, legislative research, and training in addition to service as a State Counsel in the Attorney General’s office. She was involved in the Constitutional Review process championing the agenda for children, women and Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) during her tenure as a nominated Member of Parliament, 1998 – 2002. Further, she has worked with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) including International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA, Kenya Chapter); Forum for Women Education (FAWE, Kenya Chapter); the Law Society of Kenya; Kenya Breast Health Programme; Kenya Union of the Blind; Kenya Society for the Blind and the United Disabled Persons of Kenya (UDPK). In 2006, 2015 and 2017, she received State commendation from the President of Kenya awarding her the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW); the Excellence Service Award and the Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS) respectively in appreciation of her contribution in nation building.

 

 

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Teresiah Malokwe Mbaika

 

Ms. Teresia Malokwe holds a Master’s Degree in Health Economics and Policy from the University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health from Kenyatta University. She chairs the NuPEA Board Audit Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

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Stephen Karanja

 

Mr. Stephen Karanja holds a Master’s Degree in Nuclear Science from the University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Education in Science from Kenyatta University and a Diploma in Sales and Marketing from the University of Nairobi. He has also undertaken various nuclear and energy related courses such as; Building capacity for the implementation of a nuclear power programme, Nuclear energy management, Energy audit and Non Destructive Testing (NDT) course for trainers. He specializes in NDT using nuclear techniques. He is experienced in teaching and lecturing at secondary schools and university respectively. He also has a broad experience as a marketer where he has worked as a Regional Manager in the book selling industry and in the insurance industry as a Unit Manager.

 

 

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Dr. Kipkorir K. Kiptoo

 

He is a lecturer at University of Eldoret, School of Environmental Studies. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree, Environmental Health from University of Eldoret, Master of Science, Integrated Pollution Control from Middlesex University, UK and Bachelor of Science (Hons), Environmental Management from University of North London (London Metropolitan University), UK. He has over 10 years of teaching experience from Kenyan academic institutions. He is a member of the Institute of Environmental Science of UK, a registered Environmental Impact Assessment/Audit Lead Expert with National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), member of Forest Society of Kenya and is trained implementer of ISO 9000 Standards by Kenya Bureau of Standard.

 

 

 

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Mr. Timothy Gakuu, Alternate to PS Ministry of Energy

 

Mr. Timothy Gakuu is a seasoned and experienced economist with more than 25 years of public service spanning diverse national and sub-national responsibilities. As an Executive in Charge, was instrumental in pioneering the Constituencies Development Fund Board Structure (CDF), currently the National Government Constituencies Development Fund Board, in its formative stages.  Served in Geothermal Development Company (GDC), Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) Board, UWEZO Fund, Street Families Rehabilitation Fund and Ant-FGM Board as Alternate Director. Holds a B.A in Economics and M. A in Economics from the University of Nairobi.