Dr. Frederick Nyang, an energy professional from Kenya, brings nearly four decades of experience in the sector, primarily in Kenya and East Africa. His career began in 2000 with the Electricity Regulatory Board in Kenya, where he started as a Power Economist and rose to the Director level at the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA). A Certified Energy Regulation Specialist, he has made significant contributions to energy policy and electricity market development across Kenya, the East African Community (EAC), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region.

Frederick boasts over two decades of experience in electricity markets within Kenya, the EAC, and COMESA. He led the team that formulated Kenya’s foundational energy policy in 2004 and actively participated in initiatives to harmonize energy policies across COMESA and the EAC. He has nearly two decades of involvement in energy policy and over twenty-two years in energy regulation. His leadership extends beyond national borders. For almost two decades, Frederick has been involved with the African Forum for Utility Regulation (AFUR) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs). He notably chaired RAERESA, the COMESA energy regulation body, for eight years, earning regional recognition for his significant contributions. Frederick’s expertise extends to long-term electricity planning through his experience coordinating sector teams and project management of various energy sector studies. He is familiar with continental energy strategies, having represented both the Electricity Regulatory Board (ERC) and EPRA within the AFUR Executive Committee. More recently, he served as Team Leader for the African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM) project. He also possesses a solid academic background, having lectured on economics at the university level. Furthermore, he has undertaken consulting work in the power sub-sector.