Skip to content

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 22 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 , after
which he was appointed as the Vice President Finance & Corporate Affairs (MS Africa). He has been the CFO in three
TotalEnergies subsidiaries (Ethiopia, Jamaica and Guinea Conakry) and the General Manager Operations and General Manager HR
& Corporate Affairs at TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria PLC. He is currently the Executive Vice President East & Central Africa (MS

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 21 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 Marketing Ghana PLC.

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). He began his career with TotalEnergies in 1992 and, over the course of his career in its downstream branch,
has held various senior operational roles in countries such as Germany, France, and Senegal, as well as having served as Managing
Director of TotalEnergies’ downstream affiliates in the Gambia, Togo, Benin, DRC and Nigeria. After having held the positions of
Director of North and Central America, Director of Central and East Africa and Director of Mediterranean-Indian Ocean, he is
currently Senior Vice President Africa of TotalEnergies Marketing Services. He was also appointed alternate Director to Olagoke
Aluko effective 9th February 2022.

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 practicing 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 roles 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. 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 member of Board Audit Committees; Nominations & Remunerations Committee and Risk
& Governance both as Chair. Mr. Karago holds 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 alternate 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 and Chairman of the Risk and Governance 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 Guillaume Navez
as well as a member of the Risks 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 was born in 1967 and holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the University of
Nairobi, a Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree from Kenyatta University and a 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 and prior to joining TMK, he worked for Nation Media Group Ltd. He previously served as the Human Resources &
Administration Manager at TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC, Regional Human Resources Manager at TotalEnergies Africa and
as a 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. He also serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director with the Eastern &
Southern Africa Trade and Development Bank.

MR GUILLAUME NAVEZ - Non-Executive Director

Mr. Guillaume Navez was born in 1985 and he holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering and Master of Science in Mining
Engineering 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 as Drilling Manager and as
Principal Engineer on New Ventures Projects. Currently, he is Corporate and Project Finance Manager at TotalEnergies S.E (Paris,

FCS CATHERINE MUSAKALI, OGW - Non-Executive Director

Catherine is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya. She holds a
Master of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi, a Post Graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law, a Bachelor of Laws
(LLB) Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Certificate in Securities and Investment from the Securities and Investment
Institute (UK). She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (Kenya). Catherine is the Founder of Dorion Associates LLP, a firm
specialized in governance matters and commercial legal consultancies. Prior to founding Dorion Associates LLP, Catherine worked
in the oil industry for over fifteen years in various capacities and jurisdictions. Recognized and well respected in industry as a
governance expert, Catherine has championed Corporate Governance in private and public institutions, spearheading the
development of three codes of Corporate Governance in Kenya. She is a member of various Boards across private and public
sectors. Catherine, who supports gender representation in corporate Kenya particularly in the boardroom, is a co-founder and Chair
of ‘Women on Boards Network Kenya’ a non-profit which prepares and supports senior women to access board positions.