Brian Muriuki is the Country Manager and Country Chair for Shell in Kenya. His career has spanned various positions including Exploration, Venture Management, Asset Commercial, Economics, Strategy, and Corporate Planning in Iraq, UAE, UK and Norway. Brian has a degree in Economics and Business from York University (Canada) and a Master’s degree in Economics from McGill University (Canada).


Ph.D Degree in Hydrogeology ( 2010), University of  Poitiers, France
M.Sc Degree  in Hydrogeology (2005), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Advanced Diploma in Business & Contract Administration (2002)-UK
B.Sc Degree in Geology and Geophysics (1992), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Major careers
Current:- State Minister for Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Ethiopia
2012-2015:- CEO,  Oromia Water Works Design and Supervision Enterprise, Ethiopia
2011-2012:- Principal Hydrogeologist for Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority.
2010-2011:- Water Resources Manager for DH Water Consultancy Company, Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia
2003-2007:-   Consulting Hydrogeologist for CISP-(Italian International Cooperation for   Development) and FHI  (Food for Hunger International)

Membership to Scientific societies and professional associations
Ethiopian Association of Hydrogeologist – Founding Member
Geological Society of America (GSA) – Member
Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) – Member
International Association of Hydrogeologist (IAH) – Member

Hon. Irene Nafuna Muloni is a Ugandan electrical engineerbusinesswoman and politician. She is the Minister for Energy and Minerals in the Ugandan Cabinet  and the elected Member of Parliament for Bulambuli District Women’s Representative. In 1982 she entered Makerere University, the oldest university in East Africa, to study Engineering. In 1986, she graduated with honours Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSc.E.Eng) degree. Later she graduated with the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Capella University in MinneapolisMinnesotaUSA. She is also a Certified Public-Private Partnership Specialist, accredited by The Institute for Public-Private Partnerships, Inc. (IP3) and the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) of Loughborough University. From 2002 until 2011, Hon. Muloni worked as the Managing Director of the Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL), a Ugandan paras7tatal company, responsible for distribution of electrical power to both commercial and retail customers nationwide



Joined Africa Oil in early 2013 after a fourteen-year stint with Talisman Energy, several years with Occidental and Western Atlas and an early career in the mining industry. Broad range of experience in exploration and production operations, the majority of which has been acquired working in remote, complex environments. Mr. Dingley is also President of Africa Oil Ethiopia, he resides in Nairobi.