Gerald is the Executive Director of EAGC since 15th March 2011. He is the former Managing Director of Kenya Wines Agencies Limited (KWAL) and the Kenya Planters Cooperation Union (KPCU). Previously he worked for British American Tobacco, New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (NKCC) and Acumen Business Consultants. Gerald holds a Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics –Marketing Major and a Bachelor of Arts Degree both from Egerton University, Kenya.
Human Resources & Administration Officer
Dorcas is the Human Resources & Administration Officer since January 2013. She previously worked for Nairobi Hospital and Korean Embassy. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration – Human Resources Management and a Bachelor of Education degree from Kenyatta University.
Personal Assistant to the Executive Director
Susan is a Personal Assistant to the Executive Director. She holds a Diploma in Business Management and she has also attended courses on Communications, Records management and Management Training for Personal Secretaries. Susan is currently pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Business Management and Leadership from Management University of Africa formerly KIM.
Pauline is the Administrative Assistant in Finance department. She holds a Diploma in Business management from Kenya Institute of management and a Certificate in Computer Operations and is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management.
Paul, a Ugandan national is an Accountant at the Council since October 2012. He previously worked for Uganda Women’s effort to Save Orphans. Paul holds a Diploma in Cooperative & Business Administration and Diploma in Project Planning & Entrepreneurship Development from Uganda Cooperative College. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Makerere University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Paul is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi.
Patrick is the Finance Manager since August 2012. He joined EAGC as a Consultant in 2008 and later became a Grants Officer in September 2009 before being promoted to be the Finance Manager. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree from Kenyatta University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from University of Nairobi. He is a qualified Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) and is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi.
Janet Kalulu Ngombalu
Regional Manager – Marketing Information Systems & Communications
Janet is the Regional Manager- Marketing Information Systems & Communications in charge of EAGC Market Information Services and operations of the Regional Agricultural Trade Intelligence Network (RATIN). She holds a Masters Degree in Sociology – Entrepreneurship Development from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelors Degree in Community Development from Daystar University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Kenya Institute of Management.
Program Officer – MIS
Sheila joined EAGC as an Events Assistant and is currently the Program Officer – Marketing Information Systems. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Economics and International Relations.
Philip joined EAGC as a Graduate Intern in the MIS department and holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce-Human Resource Management from Egerton University and certificate in computer packages.
Regional Manager – Structured Trading Systems (STS)
Samwel is the Regional Manager – Structured Trading Systems which entails promotion of the use of emerging markets such as Warehouse Receipt Systems (WRS) and Commodity Exchanges. He holds a Bachelor of Science-Agriculture from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a Masters in Project Management from the same university.
Program Officer Capacity Building and Training, Eastern Africa Grain Institute (EAGI).
Gideon previously worked at School Master ICT Company as a Corporate Training and Capacity Building Officer from January to June 2011. Thereafter he moved to Bridge International Academies Ltd. as a Corporate Training and Recruitment Officer from July 2011 to March 2013. In March 2013, Gideon moved to Bentleys International Consulting Ltd. as a Training Coordinator where he worked until December 2013.He holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Egerton University.
M & E
Monitoring & Evaluation Expert
Peninah is the Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) in entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Science Degree (Bsc.) in Agriculture
Jane Wanza Kamau
Team Leader EAGC Kenya & Project Officer – Warehouse Receipt System – (WRS)
Jane is the Team Leader, Kenya and Project Officer for the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) project in Kenya. She holds an MBA degree in Strategic Management from Kenyatta University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture & Home Economics from Egerton University.
Market Linkages Officer
Davine is the Market Linkages Officer since July 2013. She was previously a Field Officer in Central Rift. Davine is a graduate in Agribusiness Management from Egerton University.
Fred Simon Otieno
Fred Simon is a Field Officer in the North Rift. He holds a First Class Degree Bachelor of Agribusiness Management from Egerton University and a Certificate in CPA 1.
Gertrude joined EAGC as an Events Assistant. She is currently pursuing a M.A.in Rural Sociology from University of Nairobi and holds a B.A in Community Development and a minor in Business Administration from Daystar University.
Kennedy joined EAGC as a Field Officer in Lower Eastern. He graduated from Kenyatta University with a degree in Agribusiness.
Calvince joined EAGC as a Field Officer in Central Rift. He graduated from the University of Nairobi majoring in Agriculture.
Country Program Manager
Johannes joined EAGC as the Country Program Manager for EAGC in Tanzania in January 2014. He previously worked with CARE International. Johannes holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Sokoine University of Agriculture,Tanzania.
Programmes Officer Tanzania
Josephat joined EAGC in November 2011 as the Programmes Officer. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics. Josephat is currently pursuing a Master of International Trade-University of Dar es salaam.
Palingo is currently a Project Assistant working in the Arusha Office. She holds a diploma in Secretarial Studies and Business Management. Palingo is currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
Country Program Manager
Lilian is the Country Program Manager in Uganda since July 2012. She holds a Masters in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management.
Benjamin is a Program Officer since July 2011. He holds a Bachelor in Agribusiness Management from Makerere University.
Justine is in charge of Administration based at the EAGC Uganda Office. She holds a Bachelor of Tourism Degree from Makerere University and a Certificate in Project Planning & Management also from Makerere University.
Marie Claire Uwambajimana
Marie Claire is the Country Representative for Rwanda and she holds a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences from Catholic University.
Yves is the Country Representative for Burundi and he holds a Diploma of Political Economy and Economics