Head of Directorate
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Manager, Market Research and Product Development
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John Okumu Adhola
Manager-Regulations and Compliance
Mr. Adhola holds a Master Degree in Rural Systems Management from The University of Queensland, Australia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education and Extension from Egerton University. He has interest is in upgrading the knowledge and skills of professionals working in the rural and regional development fields with a strong background in agricultural extension and management, strategic leadership and planning, project management and evaluation, rural development, community resource mobilization, participatory rural appraisal and conflict resolution and negotiation.
His working experience span over 25 years and joined the Ministry of Agriculture in 1997 after a two years’ service with the Teachers Service Commission from 1995. He later worked with Cotton Development Authority (CODA) and rose through various ranks and positions.He was awarded the prestigious Executive Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement in 2006 and 2007 at The University of Queensland, Australia where he performed exemplary.
Eng. Richard Magero
Manager-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.