Dr. Kenneth Tarus was appointed Managing Director & CEO on 1st August 2017. He had been the Acting Managing Director & CEO since 7th January 2017. He brings with him over 20 years’ corporate leadership and management experience, five of which are in the energy sector. Prior to his appointment, he was the Company’s General Manager in charge of Finance and a member of the executive management team for a period of two years.
Previously, Dr. Tarus worked at the Rural Electrification Authority as head of Finance between 2012 and 2014 prior to which he was the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance, Planning and Administration at KCA University.
He has held various leadership roles in the local banking sector as Head of Finance, IT and Administration at Bank of Africa, Financial Controller at Standard Chartered Bank and diverse positions at Kenya Commercial Bank.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from Kabarak University, MBA and Bachelor of Commerce Degrees from University of Nairobi. Dr. Tarus is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of the Kenya Institute of Management.