Maurice Akech reappointed NCA Executive Director
Maurice Akech has been reappointed as the National Construction Authority (NCA) Executive Director and Registrar of Contractors.
Maurice will now serve his second and final term of three years, effective September 27, 2023.
In a statement on Friday, September 29, 2023, NCA Vice Chairperson Mercy Okiro said Akech had overseen a lot of transformation since he was appointed to the position in 2019.
"Under the leadership of Eng. Maurice Akech, the Authority has witnessed tremendous growth and development. Some of the achievements include spearheading collaborations and partnerships among key industry players; reviewing the Code of Conduct for the construction industry; developing the draft Construction Industry Policy; developing the draft National Building Regulations (Building Code, 2023); enhanced enforcement of the construction laws and regulations; improved operational efficiency and repositioning the NCA brand," Okiro said.
Maurice Akech joined the Authority as its General Manager in charge of Research, Business Development and Capacity Building.
He was later appointed as the acting Executive Director before being confirmed to the position, which he has held since September 26, 2019.
Before joining NCA, Maurice worked as a principal engineer at Safaricom.