Cabinet Secretary for Energy Charles Keter has appointed Mr Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria as the Director General for the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA).
Kiptoo will serve for a term of three years renewable once with effect from July 1, 2021.
Mr Kiptoo has held the position in an acting capacity since December 14, 2020, following the unceremonious exit of Pavel Oimeke.
Prior to his appointment, Kiptoo was the Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Energy and State Department of Petroleum and the Chairman of the Government’s first oil committee.
Mr Kiptoo has vast experience in the Energy and Petroleum sectors, with a bias in policy formulation, Regulation and Project and Structured finance.said the board chair Justice (Rtd) Jackton Ojwang.
Kiptoo was instrumental in drafting the Energy Act, 2019 and Petroleum Act, 2019.