Paul E. O. Gondi

Chairman, Geothermal Development Company

Mr. Paul E.O. Gondi is the Chairman of the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) Board. He was appointed on the GDC Board as a non-executive Chairman on January 9, 2009. He has vast experience in banking, spanning decades having graduated from Grindlays Bank, Scotland in the United Kingdom. Mr. Gondi joined National Grindlays Bank as a trainee officer. When the bank changed its name to Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), he was one of the pioneer young managers who took over management of the bank from expatriate officers. As an officer in the bank, Mr. Gondi was at one point in charge of the Medium Scale Scheme where he trained upcoming Kenyan entrepreneurs on how to manage businesses and obtain funding, a pet project he loved as he promoted business in Africa.