ENG. ABRAHAM OWIRO
Engineer Abraham Owiro is the Director of Transport and Infrastructure at East African Engineering Consultants Ltd. He is a registered engineer with 30 years experience in the engineering field having worked as a project director, project engineer, resident engineer and a materials engineer.
Eng. Owiro holds a masters degree in Civil Engineering from University of Canterbury, New Zealand and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Nairobi University. For the past 28 years, Eng. Owiro has undertaken supervision of several construction works as a Resident Engineer/Materials Engineer in major road projects financed by major bilateral and multilateral development partners such as the World Bank, ADB etc for Governments in the African region.
PhD, C.Eng, SM.AIChE, FIEK, F.ASCE, CBS
Dr. David Stower
Dr. David Stower serves as the Chairman/Executive Director of East African Engineering Consultants Ltd and holds the position of Senior Fellow in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment in the Technical University of Kenya, located in Nairobi. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nairobi, followed by postgraduate degrees from Newcastle University in the UK and Northwestern University in the USA. Dr. Stower is a distinguished member and Fellow of various international professional organizations including Senior Member of American Institute of American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya and a Registered Consulting Engineer. In recognition of his contributions, he was honored with the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) award. Additionally, he serves as a Vice Patron of the Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK).
With a career spanning over four decades, Dr. Stower has garnered extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. His expertise encompasses diverse areas such as water sector policy, climate change adaptation, institutional reform, and sustainable groundwater development. He has been instrumental in driving low-cost technology solutions within informal settlements, developing national and regional water master plans, and spearheading projects aimed at enhancing resilience to climate change.
Dr. Stower is renowned for his adept leadership in negotiating with government and donors, coordinating multi-sectoral socio-economic programs, and collaborating with stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, for the implementation of community-centric initiatives. His proficiency extends to the planning and development of water storage infrastructure, as well as the effective management of urban water utilities. He has worked on projects focusing on waste to energy(W2E) adopting thermal chemical engineering concepts