Joseph Siror appointed as new Kenya Power CEO

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023 18:10 | By
Kenya Power MD and CEO Dr Joseph Siror.
Kenya Power MD and CEO Dr Joseph Siror. PHOTO/Courtesy
Dr (Eng) Joseph Siror has been appointed as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Power. Siror takes over from Eng. Geoffrey Muli who has been holding the position in an acting capacity since May 2022. Prior to his appointment, Siror was General Manager in charge of Technical Services (System Operations and Power Management) at the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO). Siror holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University (China) majoring in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a bachelor's degree in law from the University of London, a pre-Kenya School of Law certificate from Riara University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Radiation Protection from the University of Nairobi. He previously worked as a Director of Science, Technology Innovation and Communication at the National Economic and Social Council (NESC).

Joseph Siror's previous jobs

He has also served as a Senior Assistant Commissioner at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA); the Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation and at Firestone East Africa Limited as an Executive Engineer and Senior Systems Analyst respectively. Siror is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK). He is also a Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineers in Kenya (IEK). "The Board also wishes to recognize and appreciate the services of both Eng. Muli and Eng. Rosemary Oduor, who served in an acting capacity from April 2021 to May 2022 and remain key to the Company's transition strategy," Kenya Power Board chair Joy Brenda said in a statement.

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