Director Sugar Directorate
Willis Magak Audi holds a Master of Science in Horticulture degree from Egerton University. He has worked in Ministry of Agriculture in various deployments since 1993 in Rift Valley and Central Kenya regions and in Kilimo House in Extension services and Food Security Unit, before deployment to the former Kenya Coconut Development Authority (Predecessor of the Nuts and Oil Crops Directorate) in 2014. He has also worked in Horticultural Crops Directorate for 4 years as senior horticultural officer, until April 2018. Professional trainings attended include “planning and designing agricultural statistics for policy making” in Japan, “Seminar for Agricultural Officials of African Nations” in China, “Oil Crops Development”, ‘Training of Trainers on quality management for certification of fruits and vegetables. The major milestones include initiation and implementation in collaboration with KALRO team the establishment of mango mother-block at KALRO Perkerra; the development of “Training Guidelines and Manual on Agricultural Data Collection and Management” and the preparation and promotion of Macadamia production in Baringo.
Deputy Director Market Research and Product Development
To be updated
Deputy Director Regulations and Compliance
To be updated
Eng. Richard Magero
Deputy Director Technical and Advisory
Richard joined Kenya Sugar Authority (KSA) in the position of Mechanical Engineer in 2002. He has remained in the sugar sector for the last 18 years. He has over 28 years working experience in various capacities in both the private and public sectors having worked in Panafrican Paper Mills (E.A.) Limited, General Motors (K) Limited and Sarova Hotels Limited.
Richard holds an MBA in Strategic Management and a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Nairobi and a Post Graduate International Certificate in Sugar Manufacture from Robert Antoine Sugar Industry Training Centre (Mauritius). He is a Graduate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. Richard also serves as a trustee of KSB Staff Pension Fund.