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About Hon. Fernandes Barasa

My name is Fernandes Barasa. I am married to Prof. Janet Kasilly Barasa. We are blessed with four children. I was born and raised in Khabondi village, Mumias East constituency in Kakamega County. I attended Naitiri High School and proceeded to Kenyatta University for Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration, and Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance degrees.

I am a Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) and former Chairman of the prestigious Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (2015 – 2017).

During my service as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO), I was conferred The Order of Grand Warrior (OGW) award in recognition of my outstanding and distinguished service to the nation in various capacities.

In my personal capacity, I am involved in community development initiatives which have greatly transformed livelihoods in Kakamega County.

Personal Attributes

  1. Integrity
  2. Honest
  3. Servant leadership
  4. Result-oriented
  5. Experienced leadership skills