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.