Principal Secretary for Mining

 GEOL. John MORANGI omenge, FGSK

Principal Secretary, State Department for Mining,


Geol. John Morangi Omenge, FGSK, was appointed Principal Secretary for the State Department for Mining in the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining by President Uhuru Kenyatta in March 2018.

Prior to his appointment as Principal Secretary, Mr. Omenge served as Secretary, Geo-Exploration and as Chief Geologist in the Ministry of Energy.

Mr. Omenge holds a BSc degree in Geology from the University of Poona, India and MSc Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from Leicester University, UK.

Mr. Omenge’s wealth of experience as a Geologist spans for over thirty (30) years, gained after lengthy engagements with both the Public and Private Sectors, Development Partners and Non Governmental Organisations.

Mr. Omenge is a fellow of the Geological Society of Kenya (FGSK) and a Registered Geologist by the Geologists Registration Board of Kenya (R.Geol.).