Speakers

Eke U Eke
Former Vice President of Schlumberger West Africa and Chairman of the SpringRock Group

Eke is an Oilfield Executive who gained a vast wealth of technical and management experience from working in a variety of positions, regions and International markets across the globe. Eke joined SpringRock Group as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He is currently overseeing the expansion of the six business groups of SpringRock.
Susan Munyori
Local Content Manager at Tullow Oil
Joyce Misoi
CEO, RIVA Investor Centre Consultancy. Founder/Chairman Women In Mining, Energy, Engineers and Extractives Africa(WIMEX-Africa) and Associate of the IWIM

Founder/Chairperson, Kenya Miners’ Marketing Cooperative Society(KEMIMARK); A former CEO for the Kenya Chamber of Mines. She lived in Toronto for over 23 years, as Project Coordinator/Investor Relations to former Tiomin Resources Ltd.(Canada) she was instrumental in clearing pending issues and paving way for Base Titanium in Kwale, Kenya.
Dr. Connie Mumma
Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Social Affairs Manager (Consultant) at Total Exploration & Production (TEPK)
Brian Muriuki
Country Manager and Country Chair for Shell in Kenya.

His career has spanned various positions including Exploration, Venture Management, Asset Commercial, Economics, Strategy, and Corporate Planning in Iraq, UAE, UK and Norway. Brian has a degree in Economics and Business from York University (Canada) and a Master’s degree in Economics from McGill University (Canada).
Ikal Angelei
Director Friends of Lake Turkana

Five years experience working on environmental and natural resource governance and advocacy. Skilled in community mobilization and advocacy gained at an award winning Kenyan Environmental Campaigns organization.
Adero Okudo
Catalyst Capital LLC

She is a transaction advisor focused exclusively on Africa's renewable energy sector. She brings her experience as an energy economist and project finance specialist to both the ‘buy’ and ‘sell’ sides of grid-connected and off-grid projects. “I connect investors from all over the world with strong energy projects in Africa,” says Adero. “The region I work in now has many viable energy projects but it is still a struggle to attract affordable project development financing."
Jean Githinji
is a financial analyst with extensive experience in a variety of sectors including oil and gas, waste management, real estate development, specialized retailing, among others. Ms. Githinji recently joined KPMG as Senior Manager specializing in developing firm wide business in the energy and natural resources sector.

Previously, Ms. Githinji worked for Oil and Energy Services where she completed a number of studies in the upstream oil and gas sector.
ANASTASIA NGATTI
Anastasia is a professional in social environmental studies for large and small scale infrastructure development projects, with a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies (Community Development). Experienced in public participation, social impact assessment, resettlement action plan studies, capacity assessments (staffing and operational policies /procedures), baseline socio-economic studies and monitoring of construction phase social management plans and programs.
Jacinta Okwaro
Gender and Extractive Industries Specialist at UN Women, Eastern and Sothern Africa Regional office

Jacinta Okwaro is a governance specialist with a special focus on citizen engagement. She has expertise in designing and implementing community engagement projects. Jacinta is currently focusing on engaging citizens in natural resource governance specifically in the Extractive Industries Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa region.
Anzetse Were
Development Economist, Researcher, and Analyst; Weekly Columnist at Business Daily Africa

I am an economist, researcher and analyst with over ten years of experience working in Africa on Development Economics, Economic Analysis and Research, Impact Investment and Enterprise Development. I offer services in Speeches and Training, Economic Research and Analysis, Strategy Development and Conference Moderation. I am weekly columnist for the Business Daily Africa.
Miriam Gachago
Consultant , Programme Development and Management

Miriam Gachago is a social development Consultant and has worked in the area of Gender and development since 1991. She has worked in this field for DANIDA as a Training and Gender Advisor and also consulted for many organizations including USAID, SIDA, NORAD, UNHCR and UNICEF. She has also worked as a Chief Technical Advisor for the ILO in the field of Child Labour in the East Africa and West Africa Regions.
Mathew Mwenga
Drilling Solutions Engineer - National Oilwell Varco

Eng.Mathew is a Registered professional engineer with over a decade of experience in oil & gas, compressors, compressed air energy audits and equipment rental. He currently engaged as a Drilling Solutions Engineer-Drilling Tools and Service Quality at National Oilwell Varco an oil and gas service and equipment company.
Dr. Robert K Mugo
Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary
Ministry of Mining

Dr.Mugo has a broad professional background which includes significant experience working in the mining, energy, power, oil and gas, manufacturing, consulting, research and academic sectors. His extractives sector (oil & gas and mining) experience includes providing technical and project management expertise to both government and public sector clients during all phases of the project, from exploration, production and development, to closure.
Bevereley Lamenya
State Counsel at Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice

Beverley is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya specialized in Oil and Gas law. She is currently working at the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice as State Counsel where she is currently advising on and negotiating various contracts in the Oil and Gas industry. She was part of the team which undertook the review of the legal and regulatory framework of Energy and Petroleum in Kenya.
Charles Wanguhu
Coordinator- Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas

I am passionate about Governance and Human Rights. I seek to apply my skills towards the achievement of both good governance and promotion of human rights. I have broad experience in Oil and Gas and management of natural resources.


Specialties: 
Business and Human Rights
Extractive sector
Country Human Rights Risk Assessments
Governance 
Anti Corruption.
Political Economy analysis
Oil and Gas
Mining policy
Joe Watson Gakuo
The Upsteam Magazine
Lucky Okudo
CEO & Founder of WEX Africa, General Manager at SpringRock Energy Kenya and Partner at Gill Gordon Advisory
Nelson Lutta
Vice President
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Kenyatta University Student Chapter
Kevin M Doyle
Kevin Doyle is a professional manager with extensive experience and expertise in program and project management, program design, fundraising, strategic planning and communications in the fields of natural resource management, agriculture development, food security, wildlife conservation, land tenure and property rights, renewable energy, policy development, corporate social responsibility, and humanitarian relief. Kevin has a keen interest in addressing the needs of disadvantaged.
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