The Board has a vision for “A safe, efficient and effective engineering infrastructure, systems and processes for Kenya”
The Board’s Mission
The Board’s mission is “To ensure production of competent engineers and quality engineering services through regulation, capacity building and enforcing compliance with set engineering standards for improved socio-economic development”.
The Mandate of the Board
The Mandate of the Board is derived from the core functions as set out in the Engineers Act, 2011. The Mandate of EBK is:
Registration of engineers and engineering consulting firms;
Regulation of engineering professional services;
Setting of engineering standards;
Development of the general practice of engineering; and
Training and capacity development
What is the Composition of the Board?
The Board of the Engineers Board of Kenya is composed of the following membership:
The Chairperson appointed by the Cabinet Secretary from amongst the members appointed in accordance with the Engineers Act, 2011;
The Principal Secretary in the Ministry responsible for matters relating to engineering;
The Principal Secretary in the Ministry responsible for matters relating to finance;
The Principal Secretary in the Ministry responsible for matters relating to higher education;
The Chairperson of The Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
The Registrar; and
Seven persons appointed by the Cabinet Secretary of whom,
three shall be persons representing different engineering disciplines, nominated by the Institution of Engineers of Kenya;
one shall be a public officer from a public corporation responsible for matters relating to engineering;
one shall be a representative of universities nominated by universities offering engineering courses in Kenya;
and two shall be from the private sector.