KENYA: EPRA Designates Mueni Mutung’a As Acting Director General
The Board of Directors of the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has designated Ms. Mueni Mutung’a as Acting Director General, as from 17th August, 2020.
Ms. Mutung’ a is the Corporation Secretary& Director Legal Affairs, and is to serve in the place of Mr. Pavel Oimeke whose contract-renewal is currently the subject of a Court case, under which Conservatory Orders have been made and are still pending.
Ms. Mutung’ a has had a successful career in legal practice for a period exceeding twenty years. She began her career at Robson Harris & Co. Advocates, and later served as a Legal Officer at Total Kenya Ltd. Prior to joining EPRA, Ms. Mutung’ a was the Corporation Secretary and Head of Legal Services at Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).
Ms. Mutung’ a holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi. She also holds a Diploma in Legal practice from the Kenya School of Law. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
The Board’s choice of Ms. Mutung’a for this role is based upon her seniority in service, and upon a duly-approved Succession Plan.