Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Eng. Johnson P Ole Nchoe is the Managing Director & CEO of the Geothermal Development Company. He is a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK). He has over 30 years’ experience in the Energy Sector. He has served in various capacities at the Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, Kenya Power and now GDC. Eng. Nchoe has vast experience in areas of Administration, Telecommunication, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Power Systems Management and Renewable Energy.
Eng. Ole Nchoe is a registered engineer and has 30 years of leadership and management experience. He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA and a BSc (Eng. Electrical) both from the University of Nairobi.
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).
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. He is the first Geothermal Reservoir Engineer in Africa.
General Manager: Human Resources & Administration
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).
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.
General Manager: Drilling & Infrastructure
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.
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.
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.
Regional Manager, Central Rift
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. He is a member of Geothermal Association of Kenya
Regional Manager, South Rift
Mrs.Irene Onyambu is the Regional Manager for GDC’s South Rift Region. She has over 15 years’ experience in administration and Human Resource Management. Prior to her appointment, she was the acting General Manager, Human Resources. She is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
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.
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)