Management Team

The National Oil management team oversees the day-to-day running of the corporation. The team is led by the Chief Executive Officer who is also a member of the Board of Directors.

Ms. MaryJane Mwangi - Chief Executive Officer

Maryjane joined National Oil in 2008 as the Sale and Marketing Manager. She rose through the ranks to become the General Manager, Downstream Operations and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Prior to joining National Oil,MaryJane worked with Chevron (Caltex Oil) Kenya Limited as the sales Manager, Shell and BP (Malindi) Kenya as LPG Retail/ Corporate Manager and Agip Kenya Limited as the Customer Service Manager.

Francis Njuguna - Ag. General Manager, Upstream Operations

Francis joined National Oil in March 1989. He is the Corporation's Senior Geologist in the Exploration & Production department and is currently the Acting General manager – Upstream Operations.Prior to joining National Oil,Francis worked at the Ministry of Energy as a Geophysicist.

Pauline W. Kimotho - Company Secretary & Head of Legal Affairs

Pauline joined National Oil in March 2015. Prior to joining National Oil,Pauline worked with Uchumi Supermarkets as the Company Secretary, Communications Authority as a Legal Assistant and in various firms as an Advocate.

Temesi Munyendo - Head of I.C.T

Temesi joined National Oil in January 2014. Prior to joining National Oil,Temesi worked with Crown Berger Kenya Limited as Group ICT Manager, Kenya Nut Company Limited as Head of DPS and Systems Analyst, Kenya Finland Western Water Supply Programme as Systems Analyst and Programmer and Mumias Sugar Company.

John Nguni - Head of Finance 

John joined National Oil in March 2017. Prior to joining National Oil,John has held various senior position with different companies: Group Finance Manager-Haggar Holding Company limited, South Sudan, Finance & Administration Manager – Philips East Africa Limited,among other companies.

Andrew Omolo - Head of Sales

Andrew joined National Oil in May 2017 .Prior to joining National Oil, Andrew has held various senior positions with different companies,these include; Kenol Kobil, Lake Gas, Gulf Energy, Total Kenya and Mobil.

Ken Mugambi  – Head of Strategy & Corporate Planning

Ken joined National Oil in 2008. Prior to joining National Oil,Ken worked at KRA in various positions.

Alex Musungu -Head of Procurement

Alex joined National Oil in April 2017. Prior to joining National Oil,Alex has held various positions in different companies,these include; Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority, Kenya Forest Service, The Nairobi Hospital and Kenya Agricultural Research Organisation

Maimuna Said Kassim - Head of Supply Planning

Maimuna joined National Oil in December 2011. Prior to joining National Oil,She worked with Hashi Emplex as a Supply Analyst, Somken Petroleum as a Stocks Coordinator, Total Kenya as Supply Analyst and Bitumen Plant- Total Kenya as a Management Trainee.

Josephine Murengi - Head of Internal Audit & Risk

Josephine joined National Oil in April 2013. Prior to joining National Oil,she had worked with Kenyatta Hospital as a Senior Internal Auditor, Africa Insurance Company as the Internal Audit Manager and office of the Auditor General as the Senior Auditor.

Henry Onyango - Head of SSHEQ

Henry joined National Oil in April 2013. Prior to joining National Oil,Henry had worked with G4S Kenya  as  the Environment Health & Safety Manager, KEBS as Safety & Ergonomic Manager, Nairobi Bottlers as the Environment Occupational Safety & Health Coordinator, among other companies.

Johnson Kiplagat Chelelgo - Head of Security

Johnson joined National Oil in February 2016 . Prior to joining National Oil,He had worked with Kenyatta University as the Deputy Director of Security, and in the military supporting different units in various locations worldwide.

Cecilia Kalungu - Ag. Head of Human Resources

Cecilia joined National Oil in December 2011.She is currently employed as the Corporations Senior Human Resource Officer. Prior to joining National Oil,She had worked with Kenya Commercial Bank.