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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Mr.Paul Ngugi
    General Manager, Drilling & Infrastructure

    Mr. Ngugi has over 25 years experience in geothermal business development. He is a member of Geothermal Association of Kenya.

  • 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.

  • Ms. Agnes Muthengi
    Ag. General Manager, Legal Services

    Ms. Agnes Muthengi is an Advocate of the High Court with over 17 years’ experience in the energy sector, primarily in the geothermal industry. Prior to her appointment she was GDC’s Manager, Board Secretarial Services and Insurance.

  • 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.

  • Ms. Doris Kyaka
    Manager, Supply Chain

    Ms. Doris Kyaka is the Manager, Supply Chain. 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)

  • Ms. Wanjiru Kang’ara
    Manager, Corporate Communication & Marketing

    Ms. Wanjiru Kang’ara has over 10 years’ experience in Communications. She is a member of Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK).

  • Mr. Godfrey Shitsama
    Manager, Internal Audit

    Mr. Godfrey Shitsama has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector. He holds an MBA (Global Executive) From USIU Africa University/ Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He is a member of Institute of certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA) and the Geothermal Association of Kenya (GAK).