Notable Achievements

Career Highlights

2021 | TRADE MISSION

Democratic Republic of Congo

Led a delegation together with the Ministry of Trade to the Democratic Republic of Congo to map opportunities for investment for Kenyan companies, and form strategic partnerships between the two countries.

2021 | 4-K CLUBS OF KENYA

Revival and Launch

Instrumental in the revival of the 4-K Clubs of Kenya, leading to a relaunch by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta in June 2021. The clubs have become instrumental in enabling young people practice climate-smart agriculture, both at primary, secondary and post-primary school level. In addition, created the climate-smart agriculture for kids initiative, meant to enable children to take climate action.

2021 | GLOBAL 4-H NETWORK BOARD

East Africa Representative

Appointed to become the East Africa representative at the Global 4H Network Board. The 4H Foundation is a global organization that strengthens communities through positive youth development.

2020 | ENABLE YOUTH PROGRAM

Young Farmer Empowerment Initiative

Currently spearheading the implementation of the ENABLE Youth Program, a ministry initiative that provides affordable financing and incubation for youth farmers who want to venture in agri-business.

2020 | CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives

Appointed by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta to become Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives.

2019 | KAVUTIRI COFFEE MILL

Embu County

Instrumental in the construction of the Kavutiri Coffee Mill, a KES 100 million farmer-led initiative, operationalized and co-financed by the Embu County government.

2018 | RUPINGAZI-WERU IRRIGATION PROJECT

Embu County, Mbeere South Constituency

Spearheaded the design work and installation of the Rupingazi-Weru Irrigation Project, an endeavour aimed at improving access to water by over 800 households living in the area.

2017 | CEC-M

Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives

A member of the County Executive Committee, Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives, Embu County. Appointed by H.E. Governor Martin Wambora.

2017 | MIRAA TECHNICAL TASK FORCE IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE

Member

Appointed to the Miraa Technical Task Force Implementation committee, mandated to implement the recommendations of the Miraa Task Force, which was a Presidential directive by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta.

2017 | EMBU COUNTY YOUTH IN AGRIBUSINESS STRATEGY

Strategy Development

Spearheaded the creation of the Embu County Youth in Agribusiness Strategy, aimed at building the capacity of youth interested in commercial farming.

2017 | KENYA YOUTH AGRIBUSINESS STRATEGY

Strategy Development

Actively participated in the creation of the Kenya Youth Agribusiness Strategy: 2018 – 2022.

2017 | GLOBAL OPEN DATA ON AGRICULTURE AND NUTRITION (GODAN)

Steering Committee Member of the National Coordination Team

Supported the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries (MOALF) in the planning & organization of the South-South Ministerial Conference on Agriculture and Nutrition Data and the 4th Agritec Africa International Exhibition. Also actively participate in the development of Agricultural Data Collaborative with a common set of standards and minimum shareable data on agricultural and nutrition across government, private sector, civil society, academia and development partners.

2014 | 4-H FOUNDATION KENYA

Founding Director & Member

Influential in the creation of the 4H Foundation Kenya, an organization that provided leadership to a movement of 11,600 youth members and 50 volunteers and staff.

2005 – 2014 | FARM 2 HOME

Founder & CEO

A horticulture and dairy produce agri-business that worked with farmers, entrepreneurs and strategic partners to market and distribute organic farm produce.

2008 | FARMING

Watermelon Farming

Successful watermelon farmer, and authored a watermelon farming manual aimed at empowering young farmers in the venture.

2008 | PURCHASING OFFICER

Hardware Shop

Employed as a purchasing officer at a hardware store in Nairobi.