Full Name
Job Title
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC
Speaker Bio
Mrs. Rebecca Miano is the Managing Director & CEO of Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC, a position she has held since October 2017.

Mrs. Miano is a Kenyan lawyer by profession, has had a 30-year multi-faceted career in the energy sector and is a recognized continental business leader focused on running KenGen as a sustainable entity. She is an energy expert specialising in renewable energy, structuring international and regional multi-million business deals, international regulatory framework on sustainability development and climate change, policy development, corporate governance and business law. She founded the noble Pink Energy forum to address gender parity issues within KenGen. She has since advanced the Pink Energy agenda to a sectoral platform to enjoin the other state agencies within the Ministry of Energy. Mrs. Miano is focused on growing KenGen’s footprint in geothermal development across the African continent and she has successfully implemented several large geothermal projects in the continent.

She is a Board Member of Global Compact Network Kenya as well as a member of the World Bank Group’s Advisory Council on Gender and Development. She was named among the Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa by Reset Global People in partnership with Pulse and Avance Media, twice in a row. Further, she was named as one of the top 25 movers and shakers in Africa in 2021 by the African Energy Chamber in addition to being listed among the 50 most senior women in Corporate Africa by The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs, in the same year.
She is a member of COP26 Business Leaders to support COP26 Presidency’s efforts to achieve significant progress in the lead-up to, and at, COP27.

In June 2021, KenGen became Kenya’s first public service company to join the Race to zero campaign in June 2021, via Business Ambition 1.50. In October 2021, KenGen was given the honorary recognition in the 2021 East Africa Regional Climate Action awards, courtesy of the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), which seeks to showcase successful solutions that can accelerate the transition to low carbon economies in Eastern Africa.
Mrs. Miano has earned two Presidential Decorations and award: Grand warrior of Kenya (OGW) and Moran of the Burning Order Spear (MBS) in recognition of her outstanding service to the Republic of Kenya.