Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (KETRACO) has welcomed its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. (Eng.) John Muoki Mativo.
The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum appointed Dr. (Eng.) John Mativo as the Company’s Managing Director/CEO with effect from 24th April 2023 on a contract term of three (3) years renewable once.
Eng. Mativo holds a doctorate degree in civil engineering from Tokyo Metropolitan University in Japan, a masters degree in Structural engineering from Tongji University in China, a degree from University of Nairobi.
The position has been vacant since February 1, 2022 after the managing director Fernandes Baraza resigned to contest the Kakamega County governorship. He beat Cleophas Malala to clinch the seat.
Antony Wamukota then steered the company’s operations as managing director in an acting capacity to January 2023.
Energy Cabinet Secretary Davies Chirchir later appointed Kiva, from the 27th of January 2023.
Following the appointment, Kiva reverts to his former role as the Secretary Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
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