Dr. John M. Mutua
Dr. John M. Mutua
Director, Economic Regulation & Strategy
  • Experience: Dr. Mutua has extensive experience, spanning over 17 years in Energy Planning, Pricing, Competition, Research and Policy Analysis.
  • Phone: 0709 336 000
  • E-mail: info@epra.go.ke

Dr. John M. Mutua

PhD (Economics)

PROFILE

Dr. John Mutua is currently the Director, Economic Regulation & Strategy and is responsible for overseeing  functions such as energy pricing, planning and competition and policy analysis.

Dr. Mutua has extensive experience, spanning over 17 years in Energy Planning, Pricing, Competition, Research and Policy Analysis. Prior to his appointment in his current role, he served as the Deputy Director Regulatory Research and Policy Analysis at the Authority.

Before joining EPRA a decade ago, he was a Policy Analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).  He is a Certified Regulation and Utility Management Specialist by the Institute for Public Private Partnerships (IP3), Washington D.C.

Dr. Mutua has authored papers in journals such as the Energy Policy, Journal of Energy and Development, Journal of African Development, Resources for the Future (RFF) Discussion Papers, KIPPRA Discussion and Working Papers as well as the African Economic Research Consortium publications. He is an alumni of the Collaborative Masters Programme (CMAP) in Economics, which is supported and hosted by the African Economic Research Consortium, and is a Research Associate at the Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative-Kenya. He is also a member of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) and the Economist Society of Kenya (ESK).

Dr. Mutua’s expertise in energy matters has seen him serve in various energy sector committees. He is currently a member of the Presidential Taskforce on the Review of Power Purchase Agreements (PPA).