Ernest Nadome

Ernest Nadome Chairman

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 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 Organisation 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. He is also the Chairman of Tom Mboya Labour College based in Kisumu. He is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.

Dr. Ken Tarus

Dr. Ken Tarus

He was appointed to the Board on 30th June, 2016. Dr. Tarus holds PhD in Finance, an Master of Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is currently the acting Chief Executive and Managing Director of Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited. Previously he has served as General Manager Finance at Kenya Power & Lighting Company Ltd, Chief Manager, Finance at Rural Electrification Authority (REA), Head of Finance at KCA University and Head of Finance at Bank of Africa. He has developed and mentored a team which currently holds senior finance roles in various industries in the market. Dr. Tarus is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and is an Associate Member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). He is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.

Abubakar Swaleh

Abubakar Swaleh

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 15 years corporate experience in the Human Resource Management, having worked in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Banking 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 an associate 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.

Beatrice Meso

Beatrice Meso

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.

Kosgey Kolil

Kosgey Kolil

He was appointed to the Board on 30th September, 2008. He holds Master of Science in Commerce -Finance and Investment, a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance option) degree, 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 Limited for 16 years in Finance where he gained a wide experience in finance and accounting. He is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.

Johnstone Sakwa

Johnstone Sakwa

He was appointed to the Board in July 2016. He holds a Business Administration Degree, (Marketing), a Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering and is also a Registered Graduate Technician Engineer. Currently, he works as a Prepaid Metering Section in charge within the Revenue Protection Unit of Customer Service in Kenya Power. He is also a member of the National Cohesion and Values Committee within Kenya Power and Lighting. He is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.

Zilpa Ayara

Zilpa Ayara

She was appointed to the Board in July 2016. She has 30 years’ work experience in various departments in Kenya Power & Company Limited. Currently working at the Kenya Power National Contact Center as a Quality control officer, a founder Committee member of Kenya Power Fariji Fund and Committee member Safety Health and Environment (SHE) Central Office. A holder of Bachelor of Commerce Degree – Marketing Option, Diploma in Business Management, Call Center Quality Assurance Certificate and Credit/Debt Control Management Certificate. A member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). Currently, the chairman of PTA(Parents Teachers Association, member Board Of Management ) Huruma Girls High School, Board Member Of Upper Hill School and Chairperson of AIC- Jericho Church Members Welfare. She is a Certified Pension Fund Trustee.

Henry Kyanda

Henry Kyanda CEO & Trust Secretary

He was appointed CEO and Trust 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 and Lighting Company Ltd 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.