Mr. Joshua Oigara - Chairman

Mr. Joshua Oigara was appointed Chairman of the Energy Regulatory Commission on 18th March 2016. He brings to the Commission valuable experience in business and management, having held senior positions at various organizations across Africa. He is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, KCB Group. He has served as Chairman of Kenya Bankers Association Governing Council and appointed by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta to serve as a Board Director in Kenya Vision 2030. This has given him an opportunity to continue advocating for sustainable financial inclusion and the growth of local entrepreneurship through technological innovation within the financial sector.


Mr. Oigara was named by the Financial Times (2014) as top 25 Africans to watch based on his role to champion transformational leadership and change in Africa. In September 2015, Mr. Oigara was named among the top 100 youngest and most influential economic leaders in Africa by an independent French research center. He was ranked at the 25th position and was among six other under 40-year old Kenyans in the top 100 list in the annual research conducted by Paris-based Institut Choiseul in 2015.