|Mr. Daniel Kiptoo is currently the Legal Advisor in the State Department of Petroleum and is also the Chairman of the Government’s First Oil Committee charged with delivery of First Oil for Kenya. The Committee brings together technical officers from different Government Ministries and Agencies.|
Mr. Kiptoo has experience in the Energy and Petroleum sectors with keen interest on policy formulation, regulation and in project & structured finance. He played a central role in in the writing of the Energy Act (2019) and Petroleum Act (2019).
Mr. Kiptoo is a Certified Public Secretary in Kenya (CPS), Chartered Secretary of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators UK (ICSA) and a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN). He holds a master’s degree in Petroleum Law and Policy from University of Dundee-Scotland.
Mr. Kiptoo has previously worked with various organisations in both the public and private sector including Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) and the Africa Centric Oil & Gas Risk Consultancy.