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Monica_55905 Apr 08

Country Spotlight: Kenya

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Tuesday 8th June 2021

2 x 90 minute meetings throughout the day  


This was a series of two closed-door sessions taking place over the course of one day, specifically addressing Kenya’s most pressing energy issues by bringing together the relevant stakeholders, including: 

Regional Co-operation and PPPs – How Kenya’s Treasury Has Overhauled the PPP Unit to Simplify and Hasten the Pace of Large Scale Projects Such as Digital and Energy Infrastructure
Mphokolo Makara, Head Energy & Infrastructure East Africa, Standard Bank 

Kenya’s Energy Project Pipeline – Reviewing Kenya’s Project Pipeline for Gas and Renewable energy development, including KenGen’s Gas to Power RFP.
Lisa Pinsley, Head of Africa, Director, Energy Infrastructure, Actis 


  • Christopher Kirigua, OGW, Director General, Public Private Partnership Directorate, The National Treasury, Government of Kenya
  • Eric Mwangi, Economic Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Kenya 
  • Tilahun Tadesse, Director General, PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Ethiopia 
  • Mutuma Marangu, IPO Advisor, Ministry of Petroleum & Mining, Kenya 
  • John Njiraini, Chairman, Geothermal Development Company (GDC), Kenya 
  • Dr Kayad Moussa Ahmed, Director General, ODDEG (Office Djiboutien de developpement de l'energie geothermique), Djibouti  
  • Dr. John Mativo, Ag. General Manager Project Development Services, Ketraco (Kenya Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd.), Kenya 
  • Elizabeth W Njenga, Ag. Business Development Director / Capital Planning & Strategy Manager, KenGen (Kenya Electricity Generating Company), Kenya 
  • Joseph Mutahi, Chief Officer, Corporate Planning & Strategy, Geothermal Development Company (GDC), Kenya 
  • Johnson Njeru, Ag. Capital Planning & PPP Manager, KenGen (Kenya Electricity Generating Company), Kenya 
  • Eng. Andualem Siae Seboka, Executive Officer, Corporate Planning, Ethiopian Electric Power 
    (EEP), Ethiopia 
  • Alex Magu, General Manager Finance, Trade & Treasury, National Oil Corporation of Kenya, Kenya 
  • Paul Wanjau, Upstream Operations Consultant, National Oil Corporation of Kenya, Kenya 
  • Ibrahim Kitoo, Chief Legal Counsel, KenGen (Kenya Electricity Generating Company), Kenya 
  • Oscar Njuguna, Acting CEO, The Nairobi International Financial Centre Authority, Kenya 
  • Dr. Geoffrey Mabea, Executive Secretary, Energy Regulators Association of East Africa (EREA) 
  • Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria, Acting Director General, Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), Kenya 
  • Professor Izael Da Silva, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC), Research & Innovation, Strathmore University, Kenya 
  • Mathieu Ecoiffier, Regional Counsellor for Sustainable Development, French Treasury, French Embassy, Kenya