Mugo Kibati

CEO, Telkom Kenya

Membership:  Class of 2010 (Uwepo)

Mugo Kibati is the CEO of Telkom Kenya, a company that provides a full range service of fixed and mobile communication services, both voice and data, provided to the corporate, government and SME sectors. Mugo is also the Chairman of the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (LTWP), a company with 40,000 acres (162km2) of land, 301 MW electricity production capacity, 365 turbines and a capital cost of Ksh 76 billion (€623 million). LTWP is the largest wind energy power plant in Africa.

Mugo has served on several corporate boards, including I&M Bank and the Apollo Group. He has also held top national industry leadership positions at the Federation of Kenya Employers, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA).

Mugo has a B.Tech, Electrical Engineering from Moi University, a Masters degree in Technology Management from MIT, an MBA (Business Finance) from the George Washington University and studied European Union Economics at Oxford University. Mugo is a Member of the Bretton Woods Committee as well as one of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum.

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