Ag. Director Enforcement & Consumer Protection Department
Cyprian Nyakundi is currently the Acting Director Enforcement & Consumer Protection department responsible for coordinating compliance checks, investigating allegations of contravention of codes, standards, regulations, energy related accidents and also development and implementation of consumer protection policies.
Cyprian has eleven (11) years of experience in energy regulation and policy making having joined Electricity Regulatory Board (ERB) in March 2007 from the private sector and continued working with ERC when it took over ERB’s mandate in the same year. His achievements include playing a lead role in the development of Petroleum Pricing Regulations, 2010; Draft Electricity Tariffs Regulations, 2017; and Draft Regulatory Accounts Regulations, 2017. Cyprian is the Chairman of the petroleum pump pricing committee, a member of the Power Purchase Review Committee and Secretary to the Electricity Tariffs Review Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from University of Nairobi and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management from the same University. He is currently undertaking a PhD (Finance) at the University of Nairobi. Cyprian is a Certified Public Accountant Kenya, CPA (K) – Strathmore University, 2003 and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Cyprian is Kenya’s Liaison officer for the Energy Regulators Association of East Africa (EREA) and is responsible for coordinating structures for co-operation, harmonisation and information sharing amongst the energy regulators in the region.