Sammy Oduori Chairman
He was appointed to the board on 28th February, 2003 and is the current Chairman of the
Board. He is a qualified Accountant and worked with The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd for 21 years where he held senior management positions prior to his retirement in the year 2000. He has vast experience in Finance, Customer Service and Marketing. He is also a Certified Pension Fund Trustee. He is also a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.
Dr. Ken Tarus
He was appointed as Trustee on 30th June, 2016. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), and a registered accountant at Registration of Accountants Board Kenya. He is also a Certified Pension Fund Trustee and a Member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). Currently he is the CEO & Managing Director, Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (KPLC). His previous appointments include General Manager (Finance) at KPLC, Chief Manager of Finance at Rural Electrification Authority (REA), Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance & Administration at KCA University, and Head of Finance, IT and Administration at Bank of Africa.
He was appointed to the Board in September, 2003. He holds a Master of Arts (MA) in Labour Management Relations, Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Degree (Hons). He is the General Secretary of the Kenya Electrical Trades & Allied Workers Union (KETAWU) a position he has held for the past 14 years. He is well versed in energy, human resources and labour matters, having worked for The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd and Kengen for 16 years. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the DC Fund and also Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Kengen Company Limited Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme (DC Scheme) and a Trustee of Kengen Company Limited Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme (DB Scheme). He is the 1st Assistant Secretary General for Central Organization of Trade Union (COTU-K) and the Gazetted Vice Chairman of The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA). He is also the Chairman of The National Industrial Training Authority Retirement Pension Scheme. In addition, he is a founder director of a newly established parastatal Kenya National Qualification Frame Work Authority and also a member of National Labour Board. The Chairman of Tom Mboya Labour College based in Kisumu. He is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.
She was appointed to the Board in November 2014. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M), a
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). She also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Law and is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Certified Public Secretary, an Arbitrator, a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public. She has proficiency in Public and Private Sector Administration, governance, policy formulation and implementation, Company Secretarial practice, legal and regulatory matters and in electricity trade. Currently she is the General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary in Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. She is also a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.
He was appointed to the Board in November 2014. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Bachelor of Education Degree, and a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management. He has over 24 years in senior management in the Corporate world and well over 17 years’ experience in the Human Resource Management and Business, from FMCG, Manufacturing, Finance and Media sectors. Previously, Mr. Swaleh worked for Gulf African Bank as a Director in Human Resource & Shared Services. He has also served as the Group Senior HR Manager at Nation Media Group. Mr. Swaleh is a member of Kenya Institute of Personnel Management. Currently, he is the General Manager, Human Resources & Administration in Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is also a Certified Pension Fund Trustee and an AoEC Certified Coach.
He was appointed to the Board on 30th September, 2008. He holds a Master of Science in Commerce (Finance & Investment), a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance option) degree, he is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA K) and is member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Policy Studies. He is the Deputy General Secretary of the Kenya Electrical Trades & Allied Workers Union (KETAWU). He sits in the Board of the Productivity Centre of Kenya (PCK) as a nominee of the Central Organization of Trade Union (COTU-K). Prior to joining KETAWU he worked with Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd for 16 years in Finance where he gained a wide experience in finance and accounting. He is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.
Henry Kyanda CEO & Trust Secretary
He was appointed Trust Secretary and Secretary to the Board in 2006. He holds a Master
of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Strategic Management and Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration (Finance). He has wide experience in the Pensions industry having previously worked as the Principal Pensions Officer at The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. Prior to joining Kenya Power he worked in the investment management industry. He has a wide experience in pensions, banking and investments spanning over 15 years. He is also a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.