Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria has been appointed as Director-General for the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA).
In a press statement issued on Wednesday, EPRA board announced that Mr Kiptoo had been appointed to the role 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.
“Mr Kiptoo’s appointment follows a competitive recruitment process in which he emerged top,” said EPRA Chairman Jackton Ojwang.
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 experience in the Energy and Petroleum sectors, with a bias in policy formulation, Regulation and Project and Structured finance. He was instrumental in drafting the Energy Act, 2019 and Petroleum Act, 2019.