David has 41 years of experience in the power sector as an Electrical Engineer professional and 9 years as Independent Energy Consultant.
His areas of experience include general advisory on energy sector and power sub-sector issues; technical and financial due diligence on projects; technical support to appraisal missions of donor agencies; project preparation studies; project completion evaluation; advice on power purchase agreements, power system planning, power system studies for integrating wind power and other projects into the grid; and sharing lessons learned in Kenya in unbundling of the power sector and associated reforms, including corporate business processes re-engineering, and in private sector participation in power generation and distribution.
He has worked for Power Africa for 6 years and is currently Senior Advisor to KPLC and KETRACO in the East Africa Energy Program. He previously worked for KPLC for 32 years, rising to Chief Manager, Planning, Research and Performance Monitoring. He has also served as consultant for various FDIs, regional bodies, and IPPs. He holds a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nairobi and is a Registered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.
David is a panellist at the AIX Nairobi meeting on 2-3 October 2019.