Mr. Andrew Nganga Kamau, BSc, is the Principal Secretary in the State Department of Petroleum, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, and Government of Kenya.
Augusto Eugenio Macuvele was born in Mozambique, in 1962. He received the M.Sc. degree in geology from the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, in 1987, and the Ph.D. degree in geology from the RWTH Aachen, Germany, in 1995.
Hon. John Munyes, EGH is the Cabinet Secretary for Petroleum and Mining, Republic of Kenya appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to head the newly merged Ministry of Petroleum and Mining. Before his appointment as Cabinet Secretary, Hon.
Eng. James N. Mwangi is the Chief Executive Officer at Kurrent Technologies Ltd. He is a registered consulting Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) with over thirty-three years of experience with 27 of them in the energy sector.
Brian Muriuki is the Country Manager and Country Chairman for Royal Dutch Shell in Kenya having taken up the appointment in September 2016. He is also the Chairman of the Kenya Oil & Gas Association.
Martin Mbogo is currently the Tullow Kenya Managing Director, a position he has held since 2011 having previously served as the General Manager at Africa Oil Kenya B.V. (a Lundin Group company).
Emma Wade-Smith took up her Posting to Johannesburg, South Africa as Regional Trade Director, Southern Africa, DIT in February 2016 and one year later her role has expanded to Regional Trade Commissioner for Africa, DIT.
Tina Nduta is a Mining & Energy Consultant and Entrepreneur Passionate about natural resource development.
James Mureu is the current National Vice Chairman of Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI).
Wanguhu is the current coordinator of the Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas. At the platform he coordinates civil society to provide a collective voice on oil, gas and broader extractive issues.
Ms. Kigo is the Acting Country Program Manager for Kenya and Ethiopia at Lundin Foundation. She oversees the implementation of strategic initiatives, evaluation of investment opportunities and impact monitoring.
Wangechi is passionate about creating opportunities and capacity building to supporting the growth of SMEs in Kenya and beyond.
Andrew Patterson is Bechtel’s Region President – Africa, and responsible for Bechtel’s overall business interest across the continent.
Almost 30 years experience in business development, project management and project controls of capital projects for the process plant, biochemical, and power industry.
Ricardo Aboud is a Civil Engineer, graduated by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, in 1983, with specialization in Soil Mechanics. Started in the oil and gas industry with Dowell Schlumberger in February 1984.
Sanjeev S Gadhia is the Founder and CEO of Astral Aviation Ltd which is a dedicated all-cargo airline based in Nairobi, Kenya and operates a fleet of seven cargo aircrafts into Europe and within Africa.
Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo has been the CEO of the Uganda National Oil Company since 2016 and the first woman inaugural CEO of a National Oil Company.
Mr. Kasuku is a former Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of the Built Environment.
Mr Taylor has a MSc in marine geology.
After serving in Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, Conrad Thorpe resigned his commission early to return to Kenya the land of his birth.
Chris Manning joined Gardaworld in March 2018, in the position of Managing Director, Kenya for KK Security, which was acquired by Gardaworld in 2016. Chris has previously held a number of high-level managerial roles within the British Army, Serco and G
Daly & Inamdar, Advocates. His areas of practice include: Oil, Energy & Mining; Banking & Finance; General Corporate & Regulatory Advice and Commercial Property.
Mr. Frode Berntsen, Lawyer and Partner of Simonsen Vogt Wiig law firm, has more than 20 years' experience. His speciality is petroleum law. He has worked extensively both in Norway and internationally.
Ms. Garrasi is a political scientist with 20 years of experience in the field of stabilisation, peacebuilding, and security.
Mr. Negatu was appointed Director General, Eastern Africa Regional Hub in 2016. The Regional Hub is part of the bank’s new strategy to accelerate business and development impacts across the continent.
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