Board of Directors

Officers of the Association

Eng. Abel Rotich, Chairman

Eng Abel Rotich

Engineer Abel Rotich is the current Chairman of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. He has a wealth of experience in the energy sector; in energy generation and geothermal resources development .. Read more…

Mr. Cornel Ofwona, Vice Chairman

Mr. Cornel Ofwona is the current Vice Chairman of the Geothermal Association of Kenya, GAK. Mr. Cornel has vast experience in geothermal reservoir engineering analysis and modelling having worked in the industry for over 20 years .. Read more…

Mr. Cyrus Karingithi, Secretary

Mr. Cyrus Karingithi is the current Secretary of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. He is the Assistant Manager, Resource Development and Infrastructure at the Kenya Electricity Generating Company, KenGen .. Read more…

Ms. Martha Mburu, Treasurer and Chair Finance & Procurement Committee

Ms. Martha Mburu is the current Treasurer of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. She is the Manager, Direct Use at the Geothermal Development Company, GDC .. Read more…

Committee Chairpersons

Ms. Sharon Obonyo – Chair, Legal Affairs and Nominating Committee

Ms. Sharon Obonyo is the current Chair of the Legal and Nominating Committee at the GAK. She is a successful legal executive with over 17 years of company secretarial practice, boardroom experience and Counsel to various Parastatals .. Read more…

Mr. Peketsa Mangi – Chair, Publication and Education Committee

Mr. Peketsa Mangi is the current Chair of the Publication and Education Committee at the Geothermal Association of Kenya. Mr. Peketsa is a Doctor of Philosophy Candidate at Moi University .. Read more…

Mr. Fredrick Apollo – Chair, Audit Committee

Mr. Fredrick Apollo is the current chair of the Audit Committee of the GAK. He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Atlantic University, USA. He is the Head of Geothermal Division at the Oserian Development Co. Limited .. Read more…

Board Members

Professor Nicholas Mariita

Professor Nicholas Mariita is the immediate former Executive Officer of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. He is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Geothermal Energy Training and Research Institute (GeTRI) at the Dedan Kimathi University of Technology ..  Read more…

Ms. Beatrice Kipng’ok

Beatrice Kipng’ok is the Performance and Training Manager at the Kenya Electricity Generating Company, KenGen. She is a member of the Publication and Education & Finance and Procurement Committees at the Geothermal Association of Kenya.

Mr. Paul Ngugi

Mr.Paul Ngugi is the Regional Manager for GDC’s Central Rift Region. Mr. Ngugi has over 25 years experience in geothermal business development. Prior to his appointment, he was the acting General Manager Technical Service ..  Read more…

Mr. Gabriel Wetangula

Mr.Gabriel Wetangula has vast experience in geothermal industry spanning over 20 years, [since 1997]. He is the Manager, Environment at the ..  Read more…

Dr. Willis Ambusso

Dr. Willis Ambusso is a highly experienced petroleum, geothermal and renewable energy expert with over twenty five years of training, teaching and work experience in geothermal and petroleum reservoir engineering, applied geophysics .. Read more…