Eng. Patrick Obath – Kenya
Patrick is an Associate Director at Adam Smith International Africa Limited (ASI) and is also Managing Consultant for Eduardo Associates, a private practice consultancy in Energy, Extractive Industries, and Engineering with special emphasis on Leadership, Governance and Sustainability.
Patrick held management positions in Shell and Shell advised companies in Kenya, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Malaysia working in the areas of general management, distribution, engineering and sustainability having joined in 1976.
Patrick is a past chairman of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and sits on the boards of several Business Member Organisations and is a member of the National Economic and Social Council of Kenya – a presidential think tank. He is also Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, Kenya Committee and a member of the International Chamber of Commerce Executive Board.
He holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University and is a Member of the Energy Institute (UK), the Petroleum Institute of East Africa and the Institution of Engineers in Kenya.
He is Chairman of PZ Cussons EA Ltd, African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank and General Plastics Limited and a Non Executive Director in companies involved in banking, energy, manufacturing, international development, automotive, FMCG and ICT sectors. He is a Fellow of theAspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) and the African Leadership Initiative (ALI). He has been awarded several national recognitions in Kenya