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Management Executives

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.


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.

CHRISTOPHE WITTMANN- Commercial Manager – (Network, Sfs, Card, Customer Service And Brand Communication)

Mr. Christophe Wittmann holds a Degree from the NEOMA – Reims Management School. He joined TotalEnergies in 2001 and has
worked in Europe and Asia serving in different positions including IT Project Manager, Pricing Manager, Network Regional Manager,
Marketing & Service Strategy Officer and Vice President for Retail. He was the Shop, Food, Services & Customer Centricity
Manager for Africa until august 2021 when he was appointed as TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Commercial Manager for Retail,
Cards, Customer service, Brand Communication and Shop Food and Services.

MS SUSAN GACHERU - Planning And Supply Manager

Ms. Susan Gacheru joined TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc as the Planning & Supply Manager in July 2017. She has over 19
years’ experience in the Oil Industry, majority of it being in the Supply, Trading & Logistics field. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce
degree in Accounting from Catholic University of East Africa, a Diploma in Supply and Purchasing from the Chartered Institute of
Procurement and Supply and is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration degree specialising in Strategic
Management. Previously she worked at GAPCO Kenya Ltd where she was the Supply & Trading Manager for a period of 3 years.
Other positions she has held include Supply & Trading Coordinator at Hashi Energy Ltd between January 2012 and April 2014, and
functions within Supply & Finance departments at Ola Energy Limited (formerly Exxon Mobil) from January 2004 to December

MR OLIVER BIYOGO - Commercial Manager Specialties

Oliver Biyogo holds a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive) from Jomo Kenyatta University of
Agriculture and Technology. He is a member of Institute of Engineers of Kenya and a member of Kenya Bureau of Standards
Technical Committee for Petroleum Products. Oliver Joined TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC in 2011, during his tenure he has
worked as Lubricants Sales Engineer (3 yrs), Lubricants Technical Support Manager (2 yrs.) and as the Lubricants Sales Manager
(5yrs) in charge of sales and marketing of lubricants in Kenya and Export Markets. Prior to Joining TotalEnergies, Oliver worked for
Mantrac Kenya Ltd (CATERPILLAR Dealer in East Africa) in the area of Product Technical Support Services for heavy Construction
machinery, marine engines and power systems.

MR SANDIP MUKHERJEE - Commercial Manager B2B

Mr. Sandip Mukherjee joined TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC as the Commercial Manager B2B in February 2018. He holds an
MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC) and a Bachelor of Science in Physics. Previously he has been
associated with the GAPCO Group for seventeen years in various roles in the downstream petroleum markets in East Africa. His
last position was General Manager – Sales for GAPCO Kenya Ltd. He had also worked in India with Multi-National Companies like
ESAB and has varied experience across petroleum downstream, engineering, management consultancy and international business

MS. ELIZABETH SOTUMINU - Operations Manager

Ms. Elisabeth Sotuminu holds a Masters in Structural Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the
University of Lagos. She is a member of the Institute of Engineers and the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria
(COREN). She has over 27 years of experience in the Oil Industry. She has worked with TotalEnergies in Africa and Europe, serving
in different positions, including: Managing Director at TotalEnergies Sierra Leone, Operations and Mining Manager at TotalEnergies
Ghana, HSE Manager, and Engineering Manager at TotalEnergies Nigeria, and as the Business, Logistics Engineer responsible for
Central and East African countries in Paris. Before being appointed Operations Manager, she was an Internal Auditor in based in

MR MARTIN MUTUMA - Head of Human Resources & Administration

Martin Mutuma holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Nairobi, a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource
Management from the Institute of Human Resource Management (K) and an Executive Marketing Diploma from MSK (K). He
joined TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC in 1999. During his tenure, he has worked as Business Development Manager (3 Yrs),
Brand & Communications Manager (7yrs), Marketing Services Manager (3 yrs) and Training & Development Manager among other
roles. Before joining TotalEnergies, Martin Mutuma worked for Coca-Cola, Nairobi Bottlers as a Sales & Marketing Executive and in
December 2022 he was appointed as Head of Human Resources & Administration in TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC. Prior to
this appointment, he was a Talent Developer within the Human Resources department.


Mrs Mary Muiruri holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Production Engineering from Moi University and an MBA in
International Trade from University of Nairobi. She is a member in good standing of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK). She
brings on board experience in manufacturing having worked in Kenya Railways Central workshops in the Foundry shop, EA Steel
Manufacturers and Firestone & Bridgestone Tyre manufacturer as an Industrial Engineer. She has over 20 years experience in
downstream oil business having worked for ExxonMobil, where she did a short stint in Cairo Egypt, and Chevron before joining
TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya PLC in 2009. She has served in various positions within TotalEnergies including supply and trading
shipping operations. She was in charge of solar project for Africa, based in Paris, and also served as Commercial Director for
general trade and mines and head of Katanga province in DR Congo. In August 2021 she was appointed HSEQ Manager and prior
to this appointment she was the Price Risk and Regional Optimization Manager for East Africa based in Kenya.