EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Eng. Jared O. Othieno
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

    Eng. Jared O. Othieno is the Managing Director & CEO of the Geothermal Development Company. He is a Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK). He has over 25 years’ leadership and management experience in the Energy Sector and has served in various capacities at Kenya Power and Lighting Company. Eng. Othieno has vast experience in power engineering, corporate strategy and performance management, business processes, corporate governance and project management. He is a registered professional engineer who holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nairobi.

  • Ms. Beatrice Kosgei
    General Manager: Legal Affairs & Company Secretary

    Ms. Beatrice Kosgei is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Certified Public Secretary with over 20 years of experience in both legal practice and corporate affairs. She has previously served as the Company Secretary and Head of Legal Affairs for Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade).

  • Mr. Cornel Ofwona
    General Manager: Geothermal Resource Development

    Mr. Cornel Ofwona has over 20 years’ experience in the geothermal industry. He has vast expertise in geothermal reservoir engineering, analysis and modeling. Prior to his appointment, he was GDC’s Acting General Manager, Drilling and Infrastructure.

  • Mrs.Irene Onyambu
    General Manager: Human Resources & Administration

    Mrs.Irene Onyambu has over 15 years’ experience in administration and Human Resource Management. Prior to her appointment, she was the Regional Manager for GDC’s South Rift Region. She is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).

  • Dr. George Muia
    General Manager :Strategy, Research & Innovation

    Dr. George Muia is a geologist with over 12 years’ experience in geological environments. Previously, he was the Deputy Director Research and Innovation at Kenya Pipeline Company’s Training Centre, Morendat Institute of Oil and Gas.

  • Mr.Paul Ngugi
    General Manager: Drilling & Infrastructure

    Mr. Ngugi has over 25 years experience in geothermal business development. Prior to his appointment, he was the acting General Manager Technical Service. He is a member of Geothermal Association of Kenya

  • Ms. Joanne Wamuyu
    General Manager :Corporate Services

    Ms. Joanne Wamuyu is a Chartered Marketer with over 25 years’ experience in commercial, corporate and strategy development. Prior to joining GDC, she was initially in charge of Marketing in Eastern Africa before taking up a role of technical skills enhancement across Africa at IBM.

  • Mr. Stephen Busieney
    General Manager :Finance

    Mr. Stephen Busieney has over 15 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining GDC, he was the Chief Financial Officer for CIMERWA Cement Company Limited, Rwanda.

  • Eng. George Kinyanjui
    Regional Manager, Central Rift

    Eng. George Kinyanjui has a vast experience spanning more than 15 years in the energy sector. Prior to his appointment, he was GDC’s Quality Assurance and Safety Manager.

  • Mr. John Lagat
    Regional Manager, North Rift

    Mr. John Lagat is the Regional Manager, North Rift. He is also in-charge of Geothermal Resource Assessment (GRA). He is a seasoned geologist with extensive knowledge in Geothermal Energy Technology spanning over 23 years. He is a member Geological Society of Kenya and Geothermal Association of Kenya.

  • Mr. Simon Kiplang’at CHRP (K)
    Regional Manager, South Rift

    Mr. Simon Kiplang’at has over 20 years of experience in corporate management and leadership in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining GDC, he was the General Manager Support Services at Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade).

  • Ms. Doris Kyaka
    Manager Supply Chain

    Ms. Doris Kyaka is the Manager, Supply Chain reporting to the Managing Director & CEO. She holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and has qualified from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS, UK) Ms. Kyaka is a member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) where she previously served in the KISM Board for two years. She has also served as a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (MCIPS)