Robert Pavel Oimeke
Pavel Robert Oimeke is the Director General of ERC, a position he has held since his appointment on 1st August 2017. He is a renewable energy and energy efficiency specialist with close to two decades of experience. He was the Renewable Energy Director at the Commission prior to his appointment as Director General of the Commission.
Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Oimeke was heavily involved in research and development of renewable energy solutions for the manufacturing and tea sectors in Kenya. He served as a consultant for the World Bank funded multi-agency programme, the Lake Victoria Environment Management Programme (LVEMPII) implemented in Kenya Uganda and Tanzania. He has also consulted in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Uganda and Malawi.
Mr. Oimeke has also worked at Finlays Kenya Ltd. and KTDA in research and development of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions for the manufacturing and tea sectors in Kenya.
Mr. Oimeke holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Process Engineering from Moi University, Kenya; a Diploma in Energy Planning and Use from Life Academy, Sweden; a Certificate in Corporate Governance and is currently in the final stages of completing a Master degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Kenyatta University, Kenya. He is registered with the Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK), the Association of Energy Professionals East Africa (AEPEA), and Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and is a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), UK.