The Company’s Head of Corporate Affairs Mbaruku Vyakweli has been feted for his outstanding contribution in the water sector.
He was honored as one of the most impactful and influential leaders in the water and water management for the year 2019 during the recent Global Water Leadership Con-gress and Awards held in Mumbai, India.
Mr. Vyakweli served as African Water Association (AfWA) Vice President for Scientific and Technical Council (STC) from March 2016 up to February 2018.
He was elected to the International Steering Committee of the UNHABITAT’s Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance (GWOPA) consecutively for a two- term period of three years each till 2016.
During this period he was instrumental in the growth of Water Operators Partnership (WOPs) initiative that saw water utilities in Africa bench marking with counterparts within the continent.
He contributed immensely in successful hosting of the International Water Association (IWA) 3rd Development Congress in 2013 and 18th Africa Water Association (AfWA) International Congress & Exhibition-2016 in Nairobi respectively.
He was re-elected for the second term last November 2017 as an Alternate Governor of the World Water Council (WWC) Board of Governors (BoG) and also an Advisory Board Member of the Geneva based Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH). The annual meeting recognizes leaders who have made a positive impact in the water and sanitation sector.