Eng. Abel Rotich

Eng. Abel Rotich, Chairman

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. Eng. Rotich joined the Kenya Power Company more than three decades ago and rose through the ranks to the current position of Geothermal Development Director at the Kenya Electricity Generating Company, KenGen. Previously, Eng. Rotich served as a Manager in wind and thermal power plants.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, has done several Project Management courses and is a graduate of Advanced Management Programme from the Strathmore University.

He is a former Branch Chairman, registered Engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya, [IEK]. He is also a member of the Geological Society of Kenya [GSK].