Company Secretary, Legal & Corporate Affairs

The Company Secretary, Legal & Corporate Affairs Division is the Company’s corporate governance champion and takes the lead in ensuring that the Company;

Headed by Company Secretary Beatrice Meso, the divison;

  • conducts its business with all integrity and fairness,

  • is transparent with regard to all transactions,

  • makes all the necessary disclosures and decisions,

  • complies with all the laws of the land,

  • is accountable and responsible towards the stakeholders and commitment to conducting business in an ethical manner.

The Division plays a vital role in the Company’s drive to increase the Country’s power supply by 5000 MW by;

  • Participating in contract negotiations including those relating to power purchase agreements, procurement and financing for company projects.

  • Providing insurance for the extensive investments.

The Division:-

  • Provides services to the entire Company locally as well as abroad.

  • Is primarily responsible for and co-ordinates all of KPLC’s legal services.

  • Is divided into four parts i.e. Litigation, Commercial, Shares and Records & corporate heritage.

  • Ensures 100% legal representation of the Company in court, arbitration, before the ERC and Energy Tribunal;

  • Offers legal advice and opinions;

  • Participates in negotiations, drawing and vetting contracts, PPAs and other conveyance documents;

  • Validates and ensures safe custody of securities.

  • Organizes and coordinates all KPLC management functions. This is done through:

    • coordinating meetings and the management calendar.

    • Attending and taking minutes during the meetings.

    • Creating the meeting timetable.

These divisional roles help to ensure adequate electricity and to ensure business continuity.

Updated September 16, 2016