Patrick OBATH

Managing Consultant, Eduardo Associates

Managing Consultant, Eduardo Associates, a private practice consultancy in Energy, Extractives, HSE and Engineering with special emphasis on Leadership, Governance and Sustainability; Faculty, Duke Corporate Education. Held many 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. Joined the oil industry in 1976. Wide experience in management at the international level from assignments in the oil industry and extensive experience in social, government and development issues and is a regular resource person on governance, leadership and sustainability issues in both Kenya and across Africa. Currently engaged in extensive local and international consultancy for the emerging and exciting Extractives sector in Kenya.
Has been involved intimately in the business community in Kenya and East Africa at the top level since 2005 and is the Immediate past Chairman of Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and a member of its committees involved in Extractives, Governance and Energy. 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.
Chairman of PZ Cussons EA Ltd; NED in several large companies involved in banking, oil and gas, and ICT; Fellow of theAspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) and the African Leadership Initiative (ALI)

Patrick OBATH is speaking at the following session