Mr. Daniel Kiptoo has been officially confirmed as the new Director-General at the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra) effective July 1st 2021.
Mr. Kiptoo has been at the helm of the Energy Regulatory Authority in acting capacity as Director General since December 2020.
“The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra) board of directors in consultation with the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Charles Keter has appointed Mr Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria to the role of Director-General for a term of three years renewable once with effect from July 1st 2021,” the Board said in a statement signed by the chairman, retired Justice Jackton Ojwang.
The new DG of EPRA is an insider in the energy industry and was instrumental in drafting the Energy Law of 2019 and the Oil Law of 2019.
Prior to his appointment as acting Director General, Mr. Kiptoo worked as a legal advisor at the Department of Energy and the State Department of Petroleum.
Mr. Kiptoo will serve for a three-year term, renewable once.