Board of Directors

Amb. (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim   - Chairman
Ambassador (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim joined the Board of Directors of the Company on 1st December 2017 and appointed Chairman on 9th January 2018. He is a registered Engineer with Kenya's Engineers Registration Board (ERB) and a member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya. Amb (Eng.) Maalim holds M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas A&I University in USA. Amb (Eng.) Maalim has served in various senior positions including District Project Coordinator for World Bank Financed Drought Recovery Project in the arid areas of Kenya, and Deputy National Project Coordinator and National Coordinator of Arid Lands Resource Management Project. He also served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of State for Special Programs in Office of the President and the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. He was also variously the Executive Director, and Ambassador of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
 
Mr. Bernard Ngugi, Managing Director and CEO 
Bernard Ngugi was appointed to the position of Managing Director and CEO in 2019. Before his current position, he was the Company’s General Manager in charge of Supply Chain. Mr Ngugi has over 30 years’ experience in the Company with expertise in financial and revenue accounting, internal audit and supply chain management. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. He is also a Certified Public Secretary of Kenya and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. Additionally, Mr Ngugi holds a Graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies and is a member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.
 

Ukur Yatani, Cabinet Secretary, Treasury  
Ambassador Ukur Yatani is the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury a position he has held since 14 January 2020. Before taking on his current role, he was the Cabinet Secretary for Labour and Social Protection, a position he held for two years, from January 2018.  Mr. Yatani has variously served as the pioneer Governor of Marsabit County, Member of Parliament for North Horr constituency and Assistant Minister for Science and Technology. He has also served as Kenya’s Ambassador to Austria with Accreditation to Hungary and Slovakia and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Vienna. Further to this, he has held senior leadership positions at various diplomatic and international agencies such as: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United Nations Organization on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vice Chairperson of United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and Vice President of Convention on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPJ). He has a Master of Arts in Public Administration and Public Policy from University of York, United Kingdom; and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Egerton University, Kenya. Mr.Yatani has more than 28 years’ experience in public administration, politics, diplomacy and governance.

Dr. (Eng.) Joseph Njoroge – Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy
Dr. Eng. Joseph Njoroge is the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy. He previously held the position of Managing Director of Kenya Power between June 2007 and May 2013, when he was appointed to his current position. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree, a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management and a First Class Honours degree in Electrical Engineering from the 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. 
 
 
Eng. Abdulrazaq Ali 
Eng. Abdulrazaq Ali holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, a Master of Business Administration Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. He has over 34 years’ experience in public service having served in the Kenya Government as a deputy and chief executive of various state corporations, and later as the Permanent Secretary in the ministries of Transport and Trade. Eng. Ali is a registered Consulting Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya and is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. He is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).
 
Caroline Kittony-Waiyaki   
Caroline Kittony-Waiyaki is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of East Anglia, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She is a Senior Partner at Kittony Waiyaki Advocates and has over 29 years of experience in civil and commercial practice in the areas of Conveyance, Civil and Commercial Practice Intellectual Property, International Corporate Finance and Public Private Partnerships, Project Development, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy law.
 
Eng. Elizabeth Rogo 
Eng. Elizabeth Rogo is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of TSAVO Oilfield Services and has over 19 years’ international experience in Engineering, Operations, Project Management, Consultancy, Business Development and Management in Oil and Gas (onshore and offshore) for global companies including BJ Services, Baker Hughes and Weatherford International. Areas of operations include Canada, USA, Europe and Africa. She holds a BSc. from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Bachelor of Engineering from Dalhousie University both in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Eng. Rogo was recently appointed the President for the Africa Energy Chamber (East Africa). 
 
Ms. Vivienne Yeda   
Ms. Vivienne Yeda is the Director General, East African Development Bank and holds a Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws (LLM) from the University College London, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.) from the University of Nairobi. She is an expert in Foreign Relations Law, International Economic Law, Business operations, and Financial transactions in public and private sector operations including project finance and structured finance.
 
Mr. Sachen Gudka
Mr. Sachen Gudka is a graduate in Economics from the London School of Economics, and is a Chartered Accountant by profession, having qualified with Price Waterhouse in London. He is now the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of a diverse group of printing companies in Kenya including Chrome Partners Limited, The Print Exchange Limited, Skanem Interlabels Nairobi Limited, Armor East Africa Imaging Supplies Limited and Flexo World Limited. The group exports printed material to over 15 countries and is an authorized label supplier for major multinational and national companies as well as UK and European retailers. He is the immediate former Chairman of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, and is the Vice Chairman of Comesa Business Council and a Director of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance
 
Mrs. Beatrice Gathirwa B.Com, MBA, CPA(K) Alternate Director, the National Treasury 
Mrs. Beatrice Gathirwa (62 years) is a Senior Deputy Accountant General/Director of National Assets and Liabilities Management Investment in the Diretorate of Public Investment and Portfolio Management in the National Treasury. She holds a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) from Moi University, and a Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting Option) from the University of Nairobi. she is also a Certified Public Accountant (Kenya). She has over 30 years’ experience in the public sector. She joined the Board on 5th May 2017 as Alternate Director to The National Treasury
 
 
Eng. Isaac Kiva, OGW BSc (Eng.), R. Eng., MIEK Alternate Director, Ministry of Energy  
Eng. Isaac Kiva (50 years) is currently the Secretary for Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy. Eng. Kiva has wide experience in public sector management, having held senior government positions for over 20 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya and a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. He is also a gold member of the Association of Energy Professionals (East Africa). Eng. Kiva joined the Board on 16th December 2009 as an Alternate Director to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy.
 
Imelda Bore LL.B, LL.M, Dip(Law), H.Dip (HR), CPS(K), AMCIArb, General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary   
Imelda is the General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary and the Secretary to the Board of Directors. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 15 years post admission experience. She is a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public. She holds a Bachelors of Law degree (LLB) from Moi University and a Masters Degree in Law (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. 

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.