Kefinco Hse, off Kakamega-Kisumu road
P.O Box 673-50100
Board of Directors
Julius Bakasa Wasike, HSC
He was appointed as Non- Executive Board Chair of Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency on 7th August 2020. He holds a BA degree in Public Administration and Political Science. He was previously the Director Special Programs at the County Government of Bungoma.
Ag. Chief Executive Officer
Eng. Samson Peter Gongi
He is the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency and holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 2016 and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Nairobi 1989.
He has over 30 years working experience in the Public Sector which include 3 years as Director of Irrigation and Drainage in the Ministry of Water Sanitation & Irrigation, 3 years working as Provincial Irrigation Officer Central Province, 10 years designing and implementation of irrigation projects and Earth Dams and 15 years in Management of Agricultural Machinery and Development of Agricultural equipment.
He is a registered professional Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya and a Cooperate member with Kenya Institute of Engineers. Trained in various fields including; Strategic leadership & Management; Senior Management; Irrigation design and Implementation; Design of Small dams & Water Pans; Management of Agricultural Machinery; Soil and Water Conservation etc.
Alt. Director CS, National Treasury
Mr. Samuel Kiptorus
Director Samuel Kiptorus is a Senior Deputy Director in National Treasury and Planning, an Alternate Director at Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency and Minerals Rights Board. Previously he was an alternate director in ICT Authority and Maseno University Council. He holds a Masters in Arts degree from the University of Dar-es-salaam and Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Nairobi.
Alt. Director PS, MWS&I
Mr. Paul Asele is the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation’s representative to the Agency. He has over 30 years’ experience in the public sector having worked in various Government Ministries including Planning, Education, Home Affair, State Law Office, National Police Service and Regional Development. Has wide Knowledge and experience in strategic planning, budgeting, performance management, project monitoring and evaluation.
He is the Director Economic Planning at the Ministry responsible for projects monitoring and evaluation, co- convening of Medium-Term Expenditure Framework Budget process and Performance management. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics and Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He has also attended several courses, seminars, workshops and training locally and internationally.
Anne Desma Chilande
She was appointed as a Non- Executive director of Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency on 6th October 2021. She holds BA counselling psychology degree, Diploma counselling psychology, Diploma social work and community development, Advanced diploma biblical studies, Diploma in water resources and management, A Trainer of Trainers, certificate in disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness and response. She is also a Disaster risk reduction ambassador recognized by worldwide encouragement society. She is a founder of Rethink Mental health care Kenya (closing gaps in mental health issues and co- founder western partners’ empowerment link community based organization. Previous engagements include Director at NGO funded by compassion international and accountant in the same organization.
Zipporah Kaari Matasi
She was appointed as a Non- Executive director of Lake Victoria North Water Works Development Agency on 6th October 2021. She holds a Master’s in Project Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Post graduate Diploma in project Management from DALC College, Bachelor of Commerce degree, Accounting option from the University of Nairobi. Previous engagements include Director health administration services at the County Government of Trans Nzoia, a trustee at the coffee development fund among others.
Rep, Inspector General, Corporations
He was appointed on 16th July 2021 to represent the Inspector General (Corporations). He is a deputy Inspector General and holds a Bachelors degree in Education from Kenyatta University in Double Business and Master’s degree in Business Administration (Management and Planning) from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.