Board of Directors

CEO | Lucy Muchoki

An entrepreneur and social scientist, she has extensive experience in value chains development and management and has participated actively in various high level dialogues and workshops that address the development of Agribusiness in Africa.

CHAIR | Vimal B SHAH

Vimal Shah is the CEO of BIDCO Group and has been the chair of KAAA since June 2012. He is also the current chair of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance.

VICE CHAIR  | Kinyua M’Mbijjewe

The head of Corporate Affairs for Africa, Middle East at Syngenta. He has more than 20 years of experience in the food and agriculture industry in Africa. At Syngenta, Kinyua is responsible for liaising with governments and various public constituencies to foster understanding of Syngenta’s agricultural products and technologies.

COMPANY SECRETARY | Tom Macharia

Is a well-known advocate of the high court with more than 7 years’ experience across various legal specializations. He serves as KAAA Company Secretary.

DIRECTOR | Prof. Adrian Mukhebi

is an Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics and the former Dean of the School of Business and Economics at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST). He serves as the Director of the Africa Center of Excellence in Sustainable Use of Insects as Food and Feeds (INSEFOOFS), a project supported by the World Bank and the Inter-University Council of East Africa. He has been the Chairman of the Board of the Kenya Agricultural Commodity Exchange Limited (KACE), a Senior Research Scientist at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and has held various positions at: the Government of Kenya, the University of Nairobi, Winrock International, World Bank, FAO, UNECA, USAID, FARM-AFRICA, ASARECA, and ICRISAT.