Dr. (Eng.) John M. Mativo is a Registered Engineer (ERB) and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. He has more than twenty years’ experience in both the public and private sector accumulating extensive experience in research, design, construction supervision and contract management.
John has been involved in the planning, design and construction of 4,800km of high voltage transmission lines, 48 new substations and extension of 28 existing substations. The projects include the transmission interconnectors to Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.
He is currently Senior Technical Advisor at Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO), and is responsible for formulating new high voltage transmission infrastructure and coordinating with potential multilateral development financiers. He also chairs the PPP Project Appraisal Team at KETRACO that is spearheading the implementation of a new project using alternative funding. He is also involved in the monitoring and evaluation of ongoing projects as well as completed infrastructure.
John is a panellist at the online AIX Power & Renewables meeting on 27 October 2020