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General Manager - Corporate & Regulatory Services
Kenya Electricity Generating Company
Speaker Bio
Mrs. Mary Maalu is an experienced corporate leader with vast expertise in Finance, Audit, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, and Power Utilities Macroenvironment Management. She holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Degrees from the University of Nairobi. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). She also holds a Certificate in Senior Leadership Management Programme (SLMP) from Strathmore University and a Certificate in Utility Regulation and Strategy from the University of Florida.

Prior experience includes Ernst & Young, where she held the position of Assistant Manager of Audit, and Kenya Airways where she held several Management positions, namely Manager Credit Control, Manager Outstations, and Manager Treasury.

She joined KenGen in January 2011 as Corporate Finance Manager where her key responsibilities included raising capital for power generation projects, securing working capital facilities, Project Finance and Accounting, Treasury Management - financial modeling, cash flow forecasting, funds management, investments and foreign currency dealing, Tax Planning and Compliance, Revenue Billing and Collection, Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) Development and Investor Relations management. She was appointed as General Manager, of Corporate and Regulatory Services on August 1, 2020, where she is responsible for Regulatory Management, Stakeholder Management, Development and Negotiation of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Quality & Safety Management programs, Marketing Communication, Community Engagement, Environment and Sustainable Development, and Business Process Improvement.

Mary Maalu is passionate about Climate Change and Climate Action. She is also a diversity mainstreaming Champion and currently the Patron of Pink Energy at KenGen.