Leparan ole Morintat
CEO & MD, NATIONAL OIL CORPORATION OF KENYA
Gideon Leparan Ole Morintat is the CEO & MD of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC Kenya), a State-owned Oil and Gas company. A thought leader in the energy sector, Mr Morintat was, prior to joining NOC Kenya, the d. Light SOLAR's Country Manager for Ethiopia and Horn of Africa. Mr Morintat has more than 20 years' leadership and management experience in Oil & Gas, Energy, Infrastructure projects development, and ICT in leading multinational companies among them MultiChoice Africa where he served as the Regional Franchises & Agencies Manager East Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. He has also worked for Mitsui & Co. Ltd, where he led the Energy & Infrastructure Projects Development business units for the Japanese global conglomerate in Eastern Africa and the Royal Dutch Shell Group where he served in various mid-level management roles. He also worked at Equity Bank Group, Kenya's largest bank by asset value. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management from United States International University (USIU-Africa) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Degree from Daystar University. Mr Morintat sits on the board of the Petroleum Institute of East Africa (PIEA) and is a member various professional bodies including the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), the Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK), the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) and Kenya Oil & Gas Association (KOGA).