Manduli's daughter Elizabeth Rogo appointed to the board of KPLC
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Manduli’s daughter Elizabeth Rogo appointed to the board of KPLC

Orie Rogo’s daughter Elizabeth Rogo is among those appointed to the board of Kenya Power and Lighting Company.

Her appointment came after the government disbanded Kenya Power board of management last week by coercing board members to resign.

Others appointed to the board are Eng Abadulraziq Ali, Caroline Waiyaki, Vivianne Yedia and Sanchen Gudka.

 

Elizabeth has over 19 years of international experience in Engineering, Operations, Project Management, Consultancy, Business Development and Management in Oilfield Services (onshore and offshore) for global companies including BJ Services, Baker Hughes (Baker Oil Tools Division) and Weatherford International.
Areas of operations include Canada, USA, Europe and Africa. She was recently employed with Weatherford International’s East Africa division as Business Development Manager (EA) based in Kampala, Uganda in 2011 and was promoted to Sr. Business Development Manager (EA) based in Nairobi, Kenya in 2013.
Elizabeth’s trailblazing path includes being the first woman in Weatherford’s Sub-Sahara division to hold country and regional management roles when she was appointed Country Manager (Kenya) then East Africa Area Manager (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Ethiopia) from 2015 until 2017 before starting her own Oilfield Services company – another first for a woman in the region. Elizabeth holds a BSc. (Chemistry minor) from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Bachelor of Engineering from Dalhousie University both in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
She previously held the SPE Chair (Nairobi Section) and is an active mentor to many young professionals in the energy sector and a sought after speaker and moderator, internationally, on Gender Diversity and Local Content in the Oil & Gas industry.

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