The Association of Consulting Engineers of Kenya (ACEK) is the public watchdog on engineering issues in Kenya established in 1968. ACEK’s main objective is to advocate for business and professional interests of Consulting Engineers. The scope encompasses all engineering practice activities including providing a forum for government, public institutions, industry and trade representatives among others to interface with consulting engineers as a group and ascertain their views.
The Association is a member of FIDIC, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, FIDIC Africa, the FIDIC Group of African Member Associations’, the Group of African Member Associations, KEPSA, Kenya Private Sector Alliance and APSEA, the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa. As the local affiliate of FIDIC, ACEK has been organizing FIDIC Contracts Courses since 2012 and has trained over 1,000 participants.
The Association receives complaints on member firms and also acts as public watchdog on engineering issues. ACEK’s conditions of engagement have been widely used in engineering contracts. where disputes or differences arise out of conditions of appointment, the Association can appoint an arbitrator at the request of parties involved