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Board of Directors


MR. OLAGOKE ALUKO - Chairman Of The Board

Mr Olagoke Aluko was born in 1974 and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from the University of East London and a Master of Science in Finance and Accounting from London School of Economics. Mr Aluko has 21 years’ experience with TotalEnergies, and is skilled in Management, Operations, HR, Finance & Accounting, Mergers & Acquisition, Information Systems as well as Audit and Internal Controls. He previously served as the Managing Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc, after which he was appointed as the Vice President of Finance & Corporate Affairs (MS Africa). He has been the CFO of three TotalEnergies subsidiaries (Ethiopia, Jamaica and Guinea Conakry) and the General Manager of Operations and General Manager of HR & Corporate Affairs at TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc. Currently, he is the Executive Vice President of East & Central Africa (MS Africa).

Mr Eric Fanchini

MR. ERIC FANCHINI – Managing Director

Mr Eric Fanchini was born in 1974 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and International Sales from EDHEC Business School. He is also a holder of PRINCE2 Certification in Project Management (United Kingdom standard). Mr Fanchini has worked for the TotalEnergies Company for the last 20 years and has progressively and diligently served in various managerial positions including IT Manager for the Company’s Aviation Business Unit (Paris, France), Head of TotalEnergies Marketing & Services IT (United Kingdom), Head of the roll out of TotalEnergies SAP European Template (United Kingdom), Retail Card Services Manager (United Kingdom), Sales Director (Cote d’Ivoire), and Strategy and Senior M&A Project Manager (Paris, France). Mr Fanchini has also served as the Deputy of the Vice President of TotalEnergies Marketing & Services (West Africa). Prior to this appointment, he was the Managing Director at TotalEnergies Ghana.


MR.  JEAN-PHILIPPE TORRES - Non-executive Director

Born in 1966, Mr Jean-Philippe Torres holds a Diploma in Economics from the University of Lille (France), a Master of Finance from The ESCEM School of Business and Management (France) and a Master of Science in Management from the IESEG School of Management (France). Mr Torres has about 30 years’ experience in management and has served within the TotalEnergies Group in various capacities. He previously served as the Executive Vice President of Mediterranean & Indian Ocean, the Executive Vice President of East & Central Africa and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc, the Managing Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc, the Executive Vice President of North & Central America, the General Manager Retail and Fuel Cards of Total Deutschland GmbH (Berlin, Germany) among others currently, he is the Senior Vice President of TotalEnergies Marketing Africa.


MR JOHN MAONGA - Company Secretary

Mr John Maonga was born in 1960 and is a holder of B. A. Degree from the University of Nairobi and is a Certified Public Secretary. He is a registered Practising Company Secretary and a fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors and an Accredited Practicing Governance Auditor. He has over 30 years of experience in Company Secretarial, Share Registration and Trustee Services. He was appointed Company Secretary of TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc on 1st February 1999.


MR JOSEPH KARAGO - Independent Director

Born in 1962 Mr. Joseph Karago is a registered practising Architect with vast professional input in the Built Environment in the Region. Since 2019, Mr. Karago has been working with The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) under the Sustainable Urban Economic Development Programme as an Independent Urban Planner/Advisor; his role being providing strategic advisory services including analytical, technical and management services for support to urban renewal programs and ensure that Government projects are delivered timely, efficiently and within set budgets. Mr. Karago is a member of the Institute of Directors (Kenya) and has been serving as an Independent Director at TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc since his appointment on 9th June 2016, where he engages as a member of Board Audit Committees; Nominations & Remunerations Committee and Risk & Governance both as Chair. Mr. Karago holds a Directorship position in other several companies; Ziyanda Investments Ltd, Tanelec Zambia, Ayanda Capital and is very active in corporate social responsibility including acting as a member of the Board of Governors of Thomas Barnados Home and Chairman of the Adoptions Committee, Kenya Children’s Home.



Born in 1957, Mr. Maurice Odhiambo K’Anjejo is an Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom.) degree, Accounting Option from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Executive and Leadership Coach. He had previously worked for TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc for 32 years in various managerial positions and also served as an alternative Director in the Board of the company for nine years by the time of his retirement from employment on 31st October 2017. He was appointed as an independent, non-executive Director of the company on 18th November 2020, and he is currently a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.



Born in 1977, Ms Lawrencia Gichatha holds a Master’s in Business Administration, Strategic Management from Moi University, Kenya and a Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), Accounting from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She is a qualified and registered member of ICPAK. Lawrencia joined TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc in 2002 and has served in several positions within TotalEnergies. She is currently the Finance Manager of TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc and has previously served as a Corporate & Project Finance Manager, Marketing & Services (MS) Branch - Africa perimeter based in France, SAP Program Manager for MS, Africa Perimeter based in France, Controlling Manager, SAP Coordinator and Financial Accountant at TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc. Lawrencia is also the Country Ethics Officer and an alternate Director to Mr Paul-Henri Assier de Pompignan. She is a member of the Risk and Governance Committee of the Board. In addition to the TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc roles, she is a Director for the TotalEnergies solar companies in Kenya specifically, Isiolo project Limited and, Isiolo PV Property limited and also holds the role of the Treasurer of the Safe-Way-Right-Way NGO.


MR ADELE TURA - Strategy & Corporate Affairs Director

Mr. Adele Tura holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree from Kenyatta University and Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management from the Institute of Human Resources Management. Mr Tura has over 26 years of experience in Human Resources Management. He previously served as the Human Resources & Administration Manager at TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC, the Regional Human Resources Manager at TotalEnergies Africa and the Senior Talent Developer of TotalEnergies Marketing & Services (Eastern and Southern Africa countries). Currently, he is the Strategy and Corporate Affairs Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC and was appointed as alternate Director to Jean-Philippe Torres with effect from 21st September 2022..


MR GUILLAUME NAVEZ - Non-executive Director

Mr. Guillaume Navez holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering and Master of Science in Mining and Geology from Faculté Polytechnique de Mons. He also holds a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering & Project Development from IFP School, a Master of Science in International Management from the University of Liverpool and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr Navez has worked for the TotalEnergies S.E. Company for about 15 years and has consistently proven exemplary leadership and management skills on complex and high-risk projects, with transverse and diverse teams, honed through significant office and field operational experience. He has progressively and diligently served the Company in various capacities including Drilling Operations Supervisor, Senior Drilling Engineer and Principal Engineer (New Ventures & Exploration Arbitration). Currently, he is Corporate and Project Finance Manager at TotalEnergies S.E (Paris, France).