Board of Directors

Officers of the Association

Mr. Paul Ngugi, Chairman

Mr. Paul Ngugi is the current Chairman of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. He is also the General Manager – Drilling and Infrastructure at the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) …  Read more…

Mr. Peketsa Mangi, Vice Chairman

Mr. Peketsa Mangi is the current Vice Chairman of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. He is the current Manager Resource Development and Infrastructure, at KenGen. He is also a Doctor of Philosophy Candidate at Moi University .. Read more…

Ms. Beatrice Kandie, Secretary

Ms. Beatrice Kandie is the current Secretary of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. She is also is the current Human Resource Development Manager in KenGen .. Read more…

Ms. Rosemary Olonde, Treasurer and Chair Finance, Procurement & Human Resources Committee

Ms. Rosemary Olonde is the current Treasurer of the Geothermal Association of Kenya. She is a Finance and Audit expert with over twenty years of experience in Financial Management, Audit, and Risk Management currently working at Geothermal Development Company as Manager Commercial Services .. Read More…

Committee Chairpersons

Prof. Nicholas Mariita – Chair, Education, Publication and Programs Committee

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…

Dr. Gathuru Mburu – Chair, Audit Committee

Dr. Gathuru Mburu is the current chair of the Audit Committee of GAK. He has over twenty years of experience in the earth sciences & industrial sectors. He is a Ph.D. graduate in mechanical engineering from Aberdeen University, UK .. Read more…

Dr. Stephen Onacha – Chair, Strategy and Membership Committee

Dr. Stephen Onacha is the current Chair of the Strategy and Membership Committee and the Director in charge of Resource Development at Akiira Geothermal Limited … Read more…

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 12 years of company secretarial practice, boardroom experience, and Counsel to various Parastatals .. Read more…

Members of the Board of Directors

Mr. Gabriel Wetangula – Member, Board of Directors

Mr.Gabriel Wetangula is the current Manager, Environment at the Geothermal Development Company, GDC. He has vast experience in the geothermal industry spanning over 20 years ..  Read more…

Ms. Chebet Mutai – Member, Board of Directors

Ms. Chebet Mutai is currently a Senior ICT Officer in charge of the Systems Administration function in the Geothermal Business Area at Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). She is a seasoned ICT leader with 14 years of extensive experience in the ICT industry .. Read more…

Mr. Fredrick Apollo – Member, Board of Directors

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