Engineer Michael Okonji is currently the President of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.
He has many years of experience in Electrical Engineering practice having worked for the Government in the Department of the Chief Electrical and Mechanical Engineering of the Ministry Of Public Works before setting up his consulting firm in Building Services Engineering where he is the Principal Partner to date
Eng. Michael Okonji holds a Bachelor Of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Full Technological Certificate in Radio,TV and Electronic Engineering.He is a registered Professional and Consulting Engineer by the Engineers Board Of Kenya,a Fellow Of the Institution Of Engineers Of Kenya and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute Of Arbitrators of the UK.
He was one of the founder member of the Board of Directors of the Kenya National Accreditation Services (KENAS) and is currently a board member of the Engineers Board of Kenya. He is a panellist in the Interviewing Panel of Engineers Board Of Kenya,the Institution of Engineers of Kenya and the Energy Regulatory Commission. He is an Independent Observer at the Tender Processing Committees for both the Kenya Pipeline and Kenya Power and Lighting Companies. He is executive committee member of the Federation Of East African Engineering Organisation, member of the National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and World Federation of Engineering Organisation (WFEO).