Appointed to the Board in September 2013. He is a BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Nottingham and is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Kenya and the Energy Institute (UK). Mr Obath has more than 31 years business experience working for the Shell group of companies in Europe, Asia and Africa, finally serving as the CEO of Kenya Shell and Shell Tanzania. He has served on many boards, both private and public and is a director in Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited and Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited, among others. He is currently the Managing Consultant in Eduardo & Associates.